Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training Course

Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training Course

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Course Overview:

Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training Course in a Nutshell

Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE, BLE, or BTLE), aka Bluetooth Smart, is a low-power short-range wireless technology used in Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN), Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. This Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training will help you acquire an in-depth understanding of all aspects of Bluetooth Low Energy, including the technology, security, and coexistence issues.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the BLE Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the BLE Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

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Bluetooth 5.0 Training | Bluetooth 5 Fundamental Course
Bluetooth Training | A Comprehensive Technology Overview Training
Bluetooth and its Operation Training | In Depth Training
Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training
BLE Training | Bluetooth Low Energy Training
IoT Training | Internet of Things Training In Depth

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training course are as follows:

• Prior familiarity with wireless networks

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training course:

• This Bluetooth Low Energy training is for technical professionals who require an in-depth understanding of the BLE technology.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

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Bluetooth Low Energy Training | BLE Training – Course Syllabus:

Part 1: BLE Training Introduction

Short-range wireless characteristics
Wired vs wireless
Local area and personal area networks
LAN and PAN examples
Categories of information transmission
BLE training overview
Characteristics of Bluetooth
Bluetooth usage models
The Bluetooth piconet
Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and scatternets
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (BSIG)
Bluetooth BR/EDR, LE, and AMP summary of operations
BLE architecture
Controller
Host
Application layer
BLE usage models
Other low-energy wireless technologies
ZigBee
Z-Wave
ANT
X10
Wi-Fi

Part 2: The BLE Radio

RF propagation: How far will it go?
Simplified path loss model
Finding maximum range using simple rules
RF penetration through typical obstructions
BLE modulation and data rates
Basic modulation methods
Gaussian filtered frequency shift keying
Bandwidth comparisons
BLE channel set and radio performance
Advertising channels
Data channels
Transmit power and data rate
Receive sensitivity requirements
Receive interference performance

Part 3: BLE Link Layer

Device states
Standby, scanner, advertiser, initiator, connection
Packet types and processing
Device addresses
Packet formats
Protocol data unit (PDU) structure
PDU processing
Advertising
PDU types
Advertising events
Responses to advertising
Scanning
PDU types
Scanning events
Initiating
PDU type
Link layer data fields
Connecting
Connection timing
Data channel selection
Mapping and remapping
Hopping example
Acknowledgment and flow control
Data channel PDU
Packet acknowledgment and retransmissions
Control processes
Control PDU types
Control operations

Part 4: BLE Higher Protocols

Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP)
Role of L2CAP in data services
L2CAP functions and assumptions
L2CAP frame types and connection
L2CAP events and actions
Host interfacing and examples
Role of the host controller interface (HCI)
HCI commands and events
HCI as a high-level language
Attribute protocol (ATT)
Attribute definition
ATT operation on attributes
ATT retrieval example

Part 5: BLE Profiles, Implementation, and Qualification

Profile overview
Profiles and their purpose
Generic Bluetooth profile stack
Generic Access Profile (GAP)
Purpose and term definitions
BLE GAP functions
Device roles
Generic Attribute Profile (GATT)
Purpose and term definitions
GATT server
GATT client
Example: Find Me profile (FMP)
Concept and device roles
FMP example: lost key fob
Example: Heart Rate profile (HRP)
Concept and device roles
Heart rate sensor
Collector
Connection establishment
Implementation
LE devices and integration
Low power methods and battery conservation
Sample BLE performance
BLE integration choices
Qualification
FCC Part 95 overview
BSIG qualification overview
Qualification steps

Part 6: Bluetooth Low Energy Security

Security concepts
Authentication
Authorization
Data integrity
Data confidentiality
Privacy
Cryptographic methods
Shared key
Public key
BLE keys
Temporary key
Short-term key
Long-term key
Identity resolving key
Connection signature resolving key
Pairing and bonding
Pairing information exchange
Authentication and signing
Key distribution
Bonding

Part 7: Coexisting with Other Networks

Overview of coexistence challenges
Interoperability and coexistence
Methods of evaluating coexistence problems
Good neighbor policy
Coexisting with legacy Bluetooth
Piconet interference characteristics
Coexisting with Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi effect on BLE
BLE effect on Wi-Fi
Techniques for improving coexistence
The “Two Meter Rule”
Collocating devices in the same host
Part 8: Comparisons and Conclusions
BLE Comparison with Other M2M/IoT Technologies
Legacy Bluetooth
ZigBee
Z-Wave
ANT
X10
Wi-Fi
Other technologies of interest to the client

Conclusions

• BLE Training Wrap-up: Course Recap, Discussion, and Evaluation

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