When:
February 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am – February 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
2019-02-04T09:00:00-06:00
2019-02-06T16:00:00-06:00
Where:
Tonex Plano Office
1400 Preston Rd #400
Plano, TX 75093
USA
Cost:
2999
Contact:
Howard Gottlieb
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Bluetooth Training Bootcamp, Hands-on Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth LE (BLE) Training

Bluetooth Training Bootcamp, is a 3-days Hands-on Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth LE (ble) Training Bootcamp with workshops, and exercises. This is a  practical Classic Bluetooth and BLE Training with hands-on activities.

Learn about Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless technology standards. Both Classic Bluetooth and BLE operate in the 2400-2483.5 MHz range within the ISM 2.4 GHz frequency band. In Classic Bluetooth, data is split into packets and exchanged through Bluetooth channels (79 designated channels, 1 MHz in bandwidth).

Bluetooth Classic is a good fit for consumer products vs. BLE with lower power consumption for Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT).

BLE also operates in the 2.4 GHz ISM band and unlike classic Bluetooth it remains in sleep mode most of the time (low duty cycle).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • List the requirements and capabilities of Classic Bluetooth
  • List the requirements of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) including Bluetooth 4.2 (BLE) and Bluetooth 5
  • Compare Classic Bluetooth vs. Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Explain the simplified architecture of both Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Describe enhanced features in LTE Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Describe Profile and Services in Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Describe implementation models for both Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Describe the concept of GAP/GATT in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Explain the security features in both Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Sniff L2 and L3 packets in both Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) using sniffers and devices
  • Analyze L2/L3 packets in both Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Analyze and compare Physical Layer of Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) using spectrum analyzers

Topics Include Details of Classic Bluetooth and BLE Profiles and Protocols

  • Profiles and Services
  • Classic Bluetooth Physical Layer Classic Bluetooth Controller stack
    • Classic Bluetooth Link layer
    • Asynchronous Connection-Less (ACL)
    • Synchronous Connection-Oriented (SCO)
    • Active Slave Broadcast (ASB)
    • Parked Slave Broadcast (PSB)
    • Link control protocol (LC)
    • Link manager protocol (LMP)
    • Low-energy link layer (LELL)
    • Host controller interface (HCI
  • Classic Bluetooth Host stack
    • Logical link control and adaptation protocol (LCAP)
    • Bluetooth network encapsulation protocol (BNEP)
    • Radio frequency communication (RFCOMM)
    • Service discovery protocol (SDP)
    • Telephony Control Protocol Specification (TCS)
    • Audio/video control transport protocol (AVCTP)
    • Audio/video distribution transport protocol (AVDTP)
    • Object exchange (OBEX)
    • Low Energy Attribute Protocol (ATT)
  • BLE Profiles and Services
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Controller and Host stack
  • Generic Access Profile (GAP)
  • Generic Attribute Profile (GATT)
  • LE Privacy
  • BLE HCI Commands
  • Privacy and White List
  • Logical Link Control and Adaptation Layer Protocol (LCAP)
  • Host Controller Interface (HCI)
  • BLE Link Layer
  • BLE Physical Layer

 

Bluetooth Classic and BLE Combo Training Bootcamp Agenda

Introduction to Bluetooth Classic

  • What is Bluetooth technology?
  • Bluetooth Standards
  • IEEE Related Standards
  • The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)
  • Conformance and Compatibility Testing
  • Applications for Bluetooth
  • Classic Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Services
  • Basic Bluetooth Operation
  • Configuring Bluetooth Devices
  • Device Discovery and Service Discovery
  • Data Throughput and Range
  • Spectrum
  • Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
  • Interference
  • Class of Radio
  • Power and Range

Classic Bluetooth Protocols       

  • PHY characteristics
  • Adaptive Frequency Hopping (AFH)
  • Link management protocol (LMP)
  • Packet structure, signaling, discover and connection procedures
  • Logical link control and adaptation protocol (L2CAP)
  • Host/controller interface (HCI)
  • Bluetooth network encapsulation protocol (BNEP)
  • Radio frequency communication (RFCOMM)
  • Service discovery protocol (SDP)
  • Audio/video control transport protocol (AVCTP)
  • Audio/video data transport protocol (AVDTP)
  • Asynchronous Connection-oriented (ACL)
  • Synchronous connection-oriented (SCO)

Classic Bluetooth Operation

  • Bluetooth Operations
  • Classic Bluetooth packet structure and connection procedures
  • Device Discoverability
  • Device Connectability
  • Bluetooth Classic Architecture
  • Masters and Slaves
  • Piconets and Scatternets
  • Device Addressing
  • Pairing and Bonding
  • Inquiry and Paging
  • Security
  • Link Keys
  • Authentication
  • L2 Packet Exchange
  • Bluetooth Packets
  • Packet structure, signaling, discover and connection procedures
  • Advertising Packets, and Scan Response Data
  • Data exchange

Working with Classic Bluetooth Profiles

  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • Hands-Free Profile (HFP)
  • Human Interface Device Profile (HID)
  • Synchronous Connection-Oriented (SCO)
  • Headset Profile (HSP)
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)

Introduction to Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

  • BLE Background theory
  • BLE vs. Bluetooth Classic
  • BLE features
  • BLE Profiles and Services
  • The lowest power consumption
  • Robustness, security, and reliability
  • Wireless co-existence
  • Connection range and data rates
  • Ease of use and integration

Overview of BLE Protocols

  • Generic Access Profile (GAP)
  • Generic Attribute Profile (GATT)
  • Attribute Protocol (ATT)
  • Security Manager (SM)
  • Security and AES Encryption (NIST and NSA versions)
  • Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP)
  • Enhancements to L2CAP for Low Energy
  • Host Controller Interface (HCI), Host side
  • Host Controller Interface (HCI), Controller side
  • Enhancements to HCI Protocol
  • Direct Test Mode (DTM)
  • BLE Link Layer
  • BLE PHY Characteristics

BLE Operation

  • Bluetooth Configuration
  • Core Configurations
  • Basic operations (GAP)
  • Device roles
  • Connections in BLE
  • Event flow and handling
  • Scanning
  • Connecting
  • Service Discovery
  • Device discovery
  • Connection management
  • Pairing
  • Bonding
  • Sending and receiving data
  • Low power idle mode operation
  • Device discovery
  • Reliable point-to-multipoint data transfer
  • Advanced power-save
  • Advanced encryption functionalities
  • Single mode and dual mode
  • BLE Device Roles
  • Central and peripheral roles
  • Server and client roles
  • Advertising and Scan Response Data
  • Establishing a connection
  • Connected Network Topology
  • GATT Transactions
  • Services and Characteristics
  • Profiles vs. Services
  • Characteristics

Introduction to Bluetooth 5

  • Bluetooth Core 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.0 Architecture
  • Changes from v4.2 to v5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.0 Features Added
  • Integrated in v5.0
  • Deprecated Features
  • Slot Availability Mask (SAM)
  • 2 Msym/s PHY for LE
  • LE Long Range
  • High Duty Cycle Non-Connectable Advertising
  • LE Advertising Extensions

Practical Activities

  • Quizzes and homework
  • Hands-on labs and demos
  • Hands-on Activities: Working with Classic and BLE Profiles
  • Hands-on Activities: Introduction, Setup, Pairing and Bonding Bluetooth Devices (classic and BLE)
  • Hands-on Activities: Sniffing Bluetooth L2 packets
  • Hands-on Activities: Sniffing BLE Bluetooth
  • Hands-on Activities: Analyzing Bluetooth and BLE L1 (Physical Layer)
  • Hands-on Activities: Capturing Bluetooth and BLE L2/L3 Packets
  • Hands-on Activities: Working with Profiles
  • Hands-on Activities: Create your own Profile

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