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
 Part 1: Bluetooth Smart basics
 Manufacturers and offerings
- Dual versus single stack
- Market sizes, product classes
- ST, NXP, Nordic Semiconductor
- nRF51822 detailed study
 SDKs and development workflow
- Nordic Semiconductor SDK
- NodeJS and Arduino BSPs?
 Break time!
Let your brain rest.
 Part 2: Proximity applications
 Beacon profiles
- Eddystone (URL)
- Rich interfaces
- Energy intensive
- Extra sensors
- Telemetry packets
 The physical web
- Walk up and use anything
- Bluetooth Smart focus
- Applications and integration
- Source code glance
 Make your own beacon
- nRF-51XXX with ARM mbed
- Cut and paste cloud C++
- Deployment and testing
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.
 Reading material
A good excuse to consume free time is reading these topics:
 Frequently Asked Questions
 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.
 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.
 Q: Why is this held at the Noisebridge?
A: Because the Noisebridge is quite bodacious and has very nice Mexican restaurants near by.
 Q: Are morons welcome even?
A: Yes, and we'll have wicked tricky device things to do for all levels of expertise.
 Q: I have a question, who can I reach?
A: Add it to this FAQ where it probably will be answered.
 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.
 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.