Enabling bidirectional wireless communication between IBM Cloud and Bluetooth Low Energy peripherals through SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi®
Join us and our speakers from Texas Instruments, Benjamin Moore and Beatrice Fankem, to understand how we enable bidirectional wireless communication between IBM Cloud and BLE peripherals.
Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time: 15:00 British Summer Time
Duration: 1 hour
Wi-Fi is the preferred technology to connect any product to the internet, even products that use BLE. BLE enabled products are usually controlled locally by wireless mobile devices. However, there are many instances where it is desirable to access or control the BLE peripherals even when the user is not within range to connect via BLE. Adding Wi-Fi connectivity, as a gateway, enables new use cases, including remote monitoring and control.
This system design demonstrates how the CC3220 and CC2640 SimpleLink MCU Developer ecosystem can be used to quickly create a simple Wi-Fi Gateway for BLE peripherals.
Key learning outcomes from the webinar:
- Understand the new low power and multilayer comprehensive security features of the great SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3220, a wireless microcontroller system-on-a-chip (SoC).
- Learn how to use the CC3220 and CC2640 SimpleLink MCU Developer ecosystem to create a Wi-Fi Gateway for BLE peripherals.
- Understand how Texas Instruments enables bidirectional wireless communication between IBM Cloud and BLE peripherals.
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About the speakers
WCS - ECS Product Marketing Engineer
As a graduate from University of Arizona with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Beatrice Frankem started at TI in 2008 as RF Design Validation Engineer. She gained experience both as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Application Engineer and SimpleLink Wi-Fi Application Engineer before moving to her current role as SimpleLink Wi-Fi Product Marketing Engineer.
WCS - ECS SL Wi-Fi Application Engineer
Benjamin Moore graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and started at TI in 2013, as systems application engineer for C2000™ and MSP430™. He currently works as SimpleLink Wi-Fi Applications Engineer.