Embedevelworkshop

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[edit] Bluetooth Smart and Embedded Development

A certified cool workshop with hot topics.
Place: Noisebridge Turing classroom
Instructor: David Edwin

WEDNESDAY, March 16, 18:00

This workshop is timed to coincide with the Bluetooth World Event

[edit] Part 1: Bluetooth Smart basics

[edit] Manufacturers and offerings

  1. Dual versus single stack
  2. Market sizes, product classes
  3. ST, NXP, Nordic Semiconductor
  4. nRF51822 detailed study

[edit] SDKs and development workflow

  1. Nordic Semiconductor SDK
  2. NodeJS and Arduino BSPs?

[edit] Break time!

Let your brain rest.


[edit] Part 2: Proximity applications

[edit] Beacon profiles

  1. iBeacon
    1. Retail
  2. Eddystone (URL)
    1. Rich interfaces
    2. Energy intensive
  3. Extra sensors
    1. Temperature
    2. Acceleration
    3. Telemetry packets

[edit] The physical web

  1. Walk up and use anything
  2. Bluetooth Smart focus
  3. Applications and integration
  4. Source code glance

[edit] Make your own beacon

  1. nRF-51XXX with ARM mbed
  2. Cut and paste cloud C++
  3. Deployment and testing

[edit] Requirements

To benefit the most, bring a battery powered computer and telephone. Without these things, you're welcome to form a group of two or more with a person who has the requirements.

[edit] Reading material

A good excuse to consume free time is reading these topics:

https://www.bluetooth.com/what-is-bluetooth-technology/
https://www.bluetooth.com/what-is-bluetooth-technology/bluetooth-technology-basics/
https://google.github.io/physical-web/
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=physical_web.org.physicalweb

[edit] Frequently Asked Questions

[edit] Q: Is there an entrance fee or other fees?

A: There is nothing to pay, even optionally.
If you have too much money, give some to the Noisebridge.

[edit] Q: What is the time of this workshop?

A: The workshop begins in the evening at 18:00 and might have a duration of 2-4 hours, depending on factors like attendence, enthusiasm (who wants to stay) and others.

[edit] Q: Why is this held at the Noisebridge?

A: Because the Noisebridge is quite bodacious and has very nice Mexican restaurants near by.

[edit] Q: Are morons welcome even?

A: Yes, and we'll have wicked tricky device things to do for all levels of expertise.

[edit] Q: I have a question, who can I reach?

A: Add it to this FAQ where it probably will be answered.

[edit] Q: Wasn't Michael going to teach this, what happened?

A: Michael can't be on site due to lack of travel sponsorship, instead David has offered to take is place and is a much nicer guy (smarter too) anyway.

[edit] Q: Why was this moved to the 16th of Mar, what happened?

A: David will be at Noisebridge on the 16th of Mar but the material will be quite a bit different. However all questions can be answered.

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