Increasing the functionality of Bluetooth for IoT using Bluetooth 5


Garry Clarkson, Senior Field Application Engineer, Texas Instruments (on behalf of Mouser Electronics)

Bluetooth technology continues to evolve with the launch of Bluetooth 5 designed to meet the needs of the industry as the global wireless standard for simple, secure connectivity. With 4x range, 2x speed and 8x broadcasting message capacity, the enhancements of Bluetooth 5 focus on increasing the functionality of Bluetooth for IoT. This workshop will discuss Bluetooth 5, what are the features and highlight the benefits to the developer with use case examples and show how Bluetooth 5 can help improve existing applications opening the door to more innovation.

We will then introduce the Texas Instruments solutions for developers starting on Bluetooth 5, covering the overall hardware and software package and the key differentiators that gives TI a leadership position as a partner for your Bluetooth 5 development. We will then conclude by how to get started developing with TI Bluetooth 5 solutions.


  1. What is Bluetooth 5 and what is new?
  2. Bluetooth 5 benefits use cases examples
  3. TI solution for Bluetooth 5
  4. Technical details
  5. Getting Started with TI