Dr Michael Kroll Bluetooth Low Energy Shield
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Shield URL: Bluetooth Low Energy Shield
Tags: bluetooth, ble
Maker: Dr Michael Kroll
The Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Shield enables Arduino projects to communicate with Bluetooth Smart enabled devices such as iPhones, iPads and iPods without jailbreaking.
Provides a simple serial interface to the Bluetooth module. The serial port can be configured on the shield using a switch to select either hardware serial on pins 0 and 1, or software serial on pins 2 and 3.
Based on Bluegiga\'s BLE112 Bluetooth 4.0 single mode compliant module.
No library necessary: simple serial communication at 19,200bps.
Compatible with iOS devices including: iPhone4S, iPhone5, iPad 3rd gen, iPad 4th gen, iPad Mini, iPod Touch 5th gen.
Includes a 16 byte receive buffer.
Open Source: Yes, OSHW-compliant
License: MIT Expat
Serial communications can be configured to use either D0/D1 (UART0) or software serial on D2/D3.