bluetooth frequency hopping

Bluetooth 101 – Part V

Cocktail Party Physics: A Hop, Skip, and a Jump (or, the Origin of Frequency Hopping) Wayne Staab and Steve Armstrong (Or, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – for an explanation, read the end of this blog) Frequency hopping has been discussed in this series of posts related to Bluetooth as its underlying foundation. …

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Bluetooth 101 – Part IV

Communication and Connection By Wayne Staab and Steve Armstrong Each Bluetooth system forms its own piconet (network) to “talk” between it (M –master) and its peripheral slave (S).  Keep in mind that essentially these Bluetooth-enabled devices are short-distance radios attempting to connect to each other (Figure 1).  General steps follow: A Bluetooth-enabled device, when turned…

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