Bluetooth 5 - From Cable Replacement to the IoT

This white paper summarizes the various Bluetooth technologies with a focus on the physical layer in line with core specification version 5.0.

The Bluetooth® wireless standard has been an unparalleled success. It has found its way into virtually all smartphones, PCs, cars, entertainment harware and wearables. Bluetooth SIG reports that more than 8 billion devices are currently in use. Bluetooth supports Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, making it a sure bet for the future as well.