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Bluetooth Development

Development Kits & Systems  

Suppliers of Bluetooth development kit application wireless.
If you know of others please e-mail us details. Thank you.

Atmel Corporation
Company Website
Founded in 1984, the company focuses on design, manufacturing and marketing of advanced semiconductors, including advanced logic, nonvolatile memory, mixed signal and RF integrated circuits.  In support of their ICs they supply the following Development Kits.

Bluetooth Development Kit this aims to reduce the costs, development time and effort required to create Bluetooth enabled devices. The kit includes two Bluetooth development boards with the PCMCIA, UART, and USB interfaces. Two RF daughter cards, drivers, firmware, software utilities, and documentation.
Bluetooth Evaluation Kit includes two PCMCIA Bluetooth evaluation cards with integrated radio, drivers, firmware, software utilities, and appropriate documentation.
Bluetooth Reference Design includes schematics, gerbers, layout files, BOM, as well as firmware, drivers, software utilities, and documentation.
Bluetooth Reference Design Kit includes Schematics, gerbers, layout files, BOM, as well as firmware, drivers, software utilities (object code), and documentation. It features the same Features, Utilities, and System Requirements same as the evaluation kit.

Bluegiga Technologies
Company Website

BlueGiga Technologies is a wireless technology company who offer a complete hardware and software platform which combines network technologies and Bluetooth. 

Complete Bluetooth Starter Kit is a complete development environment for short-range wireless interfaces between devices and users, industrial cable replacement and industrial device networking for remote control and diagnostics. Click here to download a PDF on this product.

BlueLogic Technologies Inc.
Company Website
Bluelogic Technologies, Inc is a  venture company with a specific focus on the use Bluetooth, short range wireless data/audio communication technology.

Pegasus Bluetooth Development Kit features: Size : 200X140(mm2), Embedded: UART, AUDIO, USB Interface, CSR Module (Class1 : 20 dBm), Host CPU : S3C3410X (ARM7TDMI), RAM : SDRAM 64Mbit, FLASH MEMORY : 8Mbit, ROM : 4Mbit, Protocol Stack : HCI UART Driver, HCI USB Driver, HIC, L2CAP, SDP,RFCOM, Upper API for Application S/W, Porting (Windows98/2000,WinCE, OS9).

BlueTags
Company Website

The core of BlueTags concept lays a pending patent based on the capability of using Bluetooth wireless technology in tracking, monitoring and identification of objects or personnel as well as their movement within a predefined range. As a technology house BlueTags aspires to enter into partnerships with solution providers and application providers within different business areas.

Bluetags Development Kit. Click here to download a PDF file on the product.

BrightCom Technologies
Company Website

BrightCom Technologies designs and sells Bluetooth Application Processors, chip and software platforms that aid the development of Bluetooth products, branded the IntelliBLUE product family.

Bluetooth Evaluation Kit BEK2000 provides the user with Bluetooth device for demonstration, application development and obtaining hands-on experience with Bluetooth technology. 

Bluetooth Development Kit BDK2101F is a modular Bluetooth development environment that provides OEM developers with a hardware platform and software tools for development and implementation of Bluetooth wireless applications.

BEK-2101B Development Board has all required software components necessary to build wireless applications based on Bluetooth technology. The BrightCORE components have been tested and run on IntelliBLUE product line, a highly integrated silicon platform for Bluetooth application processors.

Cambridge Silicon Radio, CSR
Company website
CSR designs and manufactures single-chip radio devices and reference designs using them, initially focussed on Bluetooth, where the company has a high market share of design-ins. CSR's solutions are based on commodity low cost CMOS technology.  See also their design solutions and single chip semiconductors

Casira Development System consists of a BlueCore radio module with its fully Bluetooth qualified protocol stack plugged onto a motherboard. The motherboard contains host I/O and man-machine interface elements including RS232 and USB drivers and external connector, audio codec, external audio socket for a headset, plus internal connectors for PIO lines, audio PCM stream and synchronous serial interfaces. This is packaged in a plastic case featuring a removable lid for easy access to the hardware for embedded system development.

MicroSira Low cost development support for USB connected hosts desktop styling and a Bluetooth radio containing a BlueCore integrated device, MicroSira offers a low cost development platform for USB connected host side software. MicroSira requires no external power supply, is approved to V1.1 of the USB specification and supports 12Mb/s operation on the USB interface.

CompactSira Host side Bluetooth Development Kit is a type one compact flash format expansion card featuring the BlueCore integrated circuit. It offers class one performance with adaptive power control for maximum application flexibility. It is a low cost development platform for PC or PDA based applications.

BlueLab SDK for fully-embedded Bluetooth applications - BlueCore devices incorporate an on-chip RISC microcontroller, allowing cost-effective single-chip Bluetooth solutions to be developed for relatively simple embedded applications such as headsets and human interface devices (HIDs).

BlueSuite software for Bluetooth evaluation and development is a family of software utilities supplied with CSR development systems (Casira, MicroSira, CompactSira). BlueSuite includes: Drivers to communicate with BlueCore at HCI or RFCOMM levels, supplied as source-code (supporting H2/USB, H4/UART, or CSR's own BCSP protocol), BlueChat - a simple GUI-based chat program supporting the establishment of data and voice links, and transfer of files and text via an HCI interface, BlueTest - which puts BlueCore into test modes for radio development and qualification, BlueFlash - which loads software onto the stack over the SPI interface, DFUWizard - for upgrading firmware via UART or USB via BCSP, H4 or USB, BTCLI - a command line interface to BlueCore, running over BCSP, H4 or USB, PSTool - allows programming of BlueCore's persistent store values over SPI, BCSP, H4 or USB, DFUTools - creates DFU (device firmware upgrade) files for firmware upgrade over USB/UART interfaces, HostTransports - implementations of BCSP, H4 and USB protocols running on a PC (used by most applications in BlueSuite). BlueSuite runs on Windows 98, NT, 2000 and the most popular versions of CE.


connectBlue                        
Company Website
ConnectBlue specialize in integrating Bluetooth based communication solutions in applications and equipment for industrial or commercial use, offering complete hardware and software solutions. It is a supplier of complete Bluetooth solutions for industrial and commercial use. ConnectBlue serves companies with hardware and software solutions, Bluetooth products and training and seminar program. 

Bluetooth Development kit is sold with both the Bluetooth Software Development Kit and Bluetooth Enabler Hardware together.  The SDK allows tight integration of the Bluetooth Enabler/OEM Bluetooth Enabler into a new or existing product. 
Click here to download a PDF file on the Software Development kit. 
Click here to download a PDF file on the Bluetooth Enabler/OEM Bluetooth Enabler.
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Conexant Systems, Inc.
Company Website

Conexant is focused on providing semiconductor products for communications electronics. The company is already involved in 2.4-GHz digital spread spectrum phones and cellular power amplifiers, Bluetooth technology is suited for the markets Conexant addresses: PC's, cellular phones, set-top boxes, broadband modems, digital cameras, multifunction peripherals, and printers.

CX72303/CX81400 System Solution Development Platform is a fully integrated hardware/software tool that facilitates rapid development of Bluetooth systems based on their CX81400 and CX72303 chipset. It features the CX81400 Baseband Controller and CX72303 RF Transceiver. The CX81400 embedded firmware consists of the baseband device drivers and the lower protocol stack, up to the Host Control Interface (HCI). The Development Platform provides a Universal Serial bus (USB) or RS-232 HCI physical interface. The Development Platform consists of a motherboard with a plug-in radio module and Codec module.

CX81400/CX72303 Host Controller Module Evaluation Kit facilitates rapid development of Bluetooth systems based on the CX81400 and CX72303 chipset developed by Conexant. The Evaluation Kit allows designers to rapidly design, fabricate, test, and demonstrate customized hardware and software designs based on Conexant’s reference design.

Cosmic Company Limited
Company Website

Himico Development Kit  - Further details unavailable.

Digianswer
Company Website

Founded in 1986, and now a subsidiary of Motorola , this is an R&D company that specializes in Bluetooth wireless technology. It offers a wide range of products to the OEM market.

Bluetooth Demo Card (MkII), is the second generation of Digianswer's demo and development kit. It provides developers with a hardware platform for demonstrating and testing Bluetooth technology, and with a platform for testing applications and developing software and hardware. The product is based on the company's Bluetooth core which provides full-featured DSP-based implementation of Bluetooth specification 1.0B. Nb: Old customers of the MkI can upgrade their old Digianswer Demo Card's.
Bluetooth Demo Card (for Windows CE 3.0) this is a Bluetooth development tool, and is useful for all Bluetooth developers who are anxious to get started creating Bluetooth products for pocket and handheld computers.

Ericsson 
Company Website
The inventor of Bluetooth and one of the early core members of SIG. 

Ericsson's Bluetooth Development Kit is aimed at embedded application development and enables execution of code in both RAM and Flash. It has a flexible design environment and a scalable architecture, allowing developers to create an integrated application board for prototype products. A variety of interfaces are provided - three RS232 ports, USB port, I 2 C connector and JTAG Debug port for ARM CPU. The Kit is approved as a Blue Unit by the Bluetooth SIG, enabling users to do in-house pre-testing on the same platform as used for qualification.  
Blue Unit The main purpose of a Blue Unit is to serve as a standard reference against which Bluetooth products may be approval tested.

Two versions of the Development Kit are available:
Version R1A - Offers multi-point connectivity, supporting up to seven slaves and also master/slave switch. The PC Reference Stack version R2A is included, supporting OBEX and TCS
Version R3B - required for the Blue Unit test cases. The kit is compliant with the Bluetooth Core Specification version 1.0B plus applicable Critical Errata and can be used for performing Blue Unit tests according to the Bluetooth Core Specification version 1.1. The PC Reference Stack version R2A is included, supporting OBEX and TCS.

The Bluetooth Development Kit (EBDK) - send us further details.

Ericsson Microelectronics
Company Website
Ericsson Microelectronics is a global supplier of microelectronic devices including discrete semiconductors, integrated circuits, and value added sub-assemblies. Their focus is on providing solutions for the whole telecom world.

Bluetooth Starter Kit is based on the Bluetooth module from Ericsson Microelectronics and provides a fully functional development environment for voice and data applications. Features support development, using the Bluetooth Module, in Host-based Applications (2 CPU), including Radio, Baseband, Firmware and Software, for professional users WW local support Easy access to components for prototype and volume production, support voice and data, interfaces HCI - USB/RS232 (UART), PCM. See Product brief.

Bluetooth Development Kit is based on a versatile architecture providing an environment for easy integration of the Bluetooth Technology. It also a "Blue Unit". It's suited to advanced developers that need access to all signals around baseband and radio, support development in Host-based (2 CPU) and Standalone Applications (1 CPU), support voice and data, interfaces HCI - USB/RS232 (UART), PCM, I2C. It includes: Power supply, handset, cables, executable host stack, application examples and documentation. See Product brief.

GCT Semiconductor Inc
Company Website

GCT Bluetooth Evaluation Board Kit (EBK) is a system level kit  in order for developers to easily design and implement their own Bluetooth applications with GCT Bluetooth chipsets. It has a development environment that allows the use of a PC with a JTAG interface to download firmware and debug software and hardware. A modular design scheme was applied to the EBK design, which assists developers to easily evaluate different Bluetooth ICs (RF only, RF and Baseband) as well as perform low cost upgrades of system software on the evaluation board.

HCV Wireless                                    
Company Website
HCV Wireless provide wireless distributed computing solutions - " intelligent infrastructure solutions for wireless connectivity applications".  HCV supply a BlueMod module and development kit product line designed to accelerate the incorporation of Bluetooth functionality in other products.

BlueMod is a compact computing platform solution incorporating Bluetooth technology. BlueMod features a small footprint, powerful 32-bit embedded processor and multiple connectivity accessories. With full Bluetooth 1.1 compliance and multiple profiles, BlueMod's Applications Programming Interface (API) allows solution developers to quickly deploy their own code inside a Personal Area Network (PAN) space.  BlueMod offers designers a fully-extensible platform, reduced time to market for the final solution, lower project risk and reduced manufacturing cost. Click here to download more information and technical specifications of the product.

The company also offers custom design and engineering, software development and testing, certification and manufacturing.

HunTec Co, Ltd. 
Company Website
HuneTec Co., Ltd., was established in April 2000, its major professional business lines are telecommunications equipment specializing in Bluetooth, CDMA Devices and ReFLEX Two-way Personal Communicator.

Bluetooth Development Kit. Includes: Detachable Bluetooth Module (HBM-100/Bluetooth Qualified Product), Built in Omni-direction Antenna, 13bit linear PCM Codec-filter, Output power : 100mW (power control), Operating range : up to 100m, Protocol stack:( library / Bluetooth Qualified Software: Extended Systems).

IAR Systems
Company Website
IAR Systems is a supplier of development tools for embedded systems and Bluetooth development and testing. The company offer embedded Bluetooth Protocol Stacks, Bluetooth test & qualification tools, Bluetooth Starter Kits, C/EC++ compilers and UML tools.

Bluetooth Starter Kit from IAR Systems is an evaluation and development platform for the Bluetooth wireless technology. This product includes all hardware and software that is needed to set up a working Bluetooth system for wireless communication a
nd get started with Bluetooth development. The included software can be used for both data and/or voice communications. It is a starter Kit with HW and SW including HCI-Driver, L2CAP, RFCOMM and SDP.

Impulsesoft
Company website

Impulsesoft is a short-range wireless solutions provider working with electronic equipment manufacturers, OEMs and silicon vendors to enable them to bring application specific short-range wireless solutions quickly to the market. 

Impulsesoft Bluetooth Development Kits, brand named the ConnectFree™ Family. It is a complete offering for Bluetooth developers today. The development kits allow the developers to integrate Bluetooth functionality into their platforms including PCs, PDAs, Industrial automation products, medical equipment and other custom designed hardware. Built around Impulsesoft’s Bluetooth protocol stack iBTStack these easy to use development kits come with fully documented APIs, sample applications and development tools which help developers to integrate Bluetooth™ applications to their platforms.

Infineon 
Company website
Based in Germany, Infineon is a global semiconductor supplier, originally Siemens Semiconductors.  Still majority owned by Siemens it now operates autonomously. 

BlueMoon I Development Kit

Inventel
Company Website

Inventel has developed solutions for a wireless world since 1994. Inventel has developed and designed terminals which work using radiowave technology such as pagers, DECT cordless digital phones, wireless modems and data broadcast services. More recently Inventel has become involved in Bluetooth technology. 

BlueBird Evaluation Kit will allow the user to evaluate HCI features on BlueBird modules. Access to all standard HCI features for BlueBird module can be done through an RS232 interface. The interface board in BlueBird EK package includes integrated speaker, microphone and earpiece for purposes of audio applications. There are 3 audio jacks on-board: for external microphone, for external speaker and one for both, as well as a jack for 6V power supply. BlueBird’s Win Flash software, for upgrading purposes and BT Debugger, demo software for HCI commands testing, are available with all technical documentation. Picture.

KC Technology
Company Website

KC Technology focuses on providing interoperable wireless connectivity by delivering Bluetooth solutions for mobile, home, and business applications. 

CONQUEROR MD 1.0 Reference Design Kit. Click here to download a PDF file on the product.  
See also their KC8101 Bluetooth module.

LG Innotek
Company Website
The company focus on telecommunications defense initiatives but have more recently diversed into providing a number of products using the Bluetooth Technology.

LGIT’s Development kit (LBTx-2001) is designed for evaluation and development Bluetooth.
It offers complete environment for engineers to develop Bluetooth especially host-side S/W and external radio circuit design. LBTx-2001A allows you to test and monitor individual commands and data exchange (ACL and SCO packets) between Bluetooth systems. This contains host I/O and man-machine interface elements including serial port (UART/RS-232),SPI port,USB Port, an audio codec to support headset applications, and various other interfaces. It also features: Detachable Bluetooth Module(LBMx-2001A), 2.4 GHz wave antenna with SMA connector, AC Input Voltage range of 100V AC~220V AC, UART, USB, SPI and Audio interface enable, MC145483, 13-bit linear PCM Codec-filter, Output Power : 1mW, Range Coverage: 20m max, Size : 110(W) x 100(H) x 24(D)mm, Weight : Apprx. 100g, Sample Software included.

Mecel
Company Website
Mecel is active in engineering for the automotive industry where they specialize in the development of advanced electronics concepts for automobiles, trucks, buses, and their infrastructure.

& Mecel Bluetooth  Software Development Kit (SDK) Generic software host stack including support for L2CAP, SDP, RFCOMM, OBEX, TCS and HCI Drivers. It is a set of software components which together forms a generic Bluetooth host stack. It includes the core layers of the Bluetooth protocol stack. Developed in ANSI-C, it has a strong emphasis on resource efficiency and reliability, and is designed to be platform independent, hence making it ideal for small embedded systems. A free demo-kit is available. 

Nokia
Company Website


Nokia Development Kit for Bluetooth Applications is a development tool for creating Windows application, containing two Compact Flash cards, two PCMCIA adapters, software stack, protocol analyzer and documentation. 

Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd
Company Website
Also see their Bluetooth Page.

BT Software Developers Kit 
Oki's Bluetooth System Development Kit (BT-SDK) is a Bluetooth development tool using OKI ML7050LA/70511LA Bluetooth LSIs. Full functions of ML7050LA/7051LA are realised with this SDK.
(see details of these chips on the semiconductors - baseband and RF - pages)
Hardware configuration
Block diagram


Penell (An RTX Company)
Company Website

Penell A/S serves manufacturers and others who want to implement communication technology into devices, products and instruments. It is a development and design house specialising in wireless communications with particular focus on Bluetooth applications.

PE2250 Evaluation board
offers a quick start to web enabling mobile devices over Bluetooth. Features include: ARM7TDMI microcontroller running up to33/66 MHz, Onboard Bluetooth system (CSR BC01B) class 2 – compliant to Bluetooth specification v1.1, 128kB–4MB RAM, Pin-compatible IC´s, 256kB-2MB Flash, Optimized for battery-use, Generic platform for design-in. (The development board is available as part of a development project only).

PE1810 Bluetooth development board for CSR BC01B contains a complete BC01B implementation and an external microcontroller for application software. The external application controller is suited for customer specific software protocol implementations,  Bluetooth enabling existing products with an RS232 communication and non-standard protocols. Features include: Onboard AVR microcontroller (AT90LS8535), PCB is 4-layer with microvia, RS232 lever converter, Power output +4 dB (Range 20 meters), Powered by a single +5 volt. (The development board is available as part of a development project only).

PE1450 Bluetooth development board for Ericsson ROK. Features include: Onboard antenna, RS232 level converter onboard, Power output +0dBm (10 meters), Powered by a single +5V. (The development board is available as part of a development project only).

Philips Semiconductors
Company Website
Philips Semiconductors focuses on silicon systems for consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, computer peripherals and networking, offering development kits that support their Blueberry range of Bluetooth IC products.

Bluetooth Developer's Kit V 2.0 (BTDK) is a platform for the development of Bluetooth applications. It contains two Bluetooth daughter cards (BTDCs) which work as a stand-alone platform allowing a Bluetooth wireless link controlled only by a host computer to be established. It enables direct connection to the Velocity Rapid Silicon Prototyping methodology, allowing customers to quickly create and test complete product concepts in order to reduce risks, time to market and costs.
Blueberry Developer's Kit (BByK) is designed for 'hands-on' development, the BByK provides a comprehensive tool set for second generation Bluetooth 1.1 compliant hardware and software applications. 

Details of other Philips products can be found on the Development Kits, Modules, Semiconductors - Baseband & Controllers, Semiconductors - RF

RTX Telecom
Company website
RTX Telecom is a supplier of total product development solutions, with emphasis on wireless communications standards and supply complete OEM product design services as well as development kits.

RTX1962 RF Transceiver Design Kit  
Based on the LMX3162 from National Semiconductor, the RTX1962 2.4 GHz RF Transceiver Design Kit is a quick path to make designs running at the 2.4GHz ISM band. The design kit includes detailed circuit-description, schematic, PCB-layout files, parts list with preferred vendors plus a working RF-module. For further details on the product click here for the PDF file.

Signia Technologies
Company Website
This company provides wireless communications products from components to system solutions. Formed in 1999 Signia Technologies supports short-range, low-power wireless communications - such as Bluetooth.

The Signia Development Kit is composed of a Bluetooth™core module that provides Bluetooth compliant features/functionality, an RS232 connector for easy interface over a serial interface to a host that can be a notebook PC, a cell phone, or a PDA. In addition, a USB interface is provided for high speed connection to a USB-equipped host controller. The Kit can be easily plugged into any type of sub-system to provide a rapid development path without the hassle or worries of RF issues.

Silicon Wave
Company website
Based in San Diego, Silicon Wave designs and produces RF communication system components including baseband, radio modem and software solutions for Bluetooth wireless communications. 

Wireless Development System (WDS) provides a reliable and flexible Bluetooth radio network intended for the development of both hardware and software products supporting the Bluetooth specification. Used in pairs, the WDS systems can create point-to-point and piconet applications. Click here for details (PDF File).

Radio Modem Evaluation System (RMES) designed as a demonstration platform, the Radio Modem Evaluation System (RMES) facilitates radio performance testing of the Silicon Wave Radio Modem ICs. Click here for details (PDF File).  

Stollmann E+V GmbH
Company Website
Stollmann develops Bluetooth and ISDN protocol stacks and OEM products. Headquartered in Hamburg/Germany. Stollmann and its 30 developers and engineers have developed more than 150 products over the past seven years. Its modular and flexible software architecture supports various PC systems, embedded hardware, and operating system platforms.

BlueDevKit+. It now includes the BlueCode+ Bluetooth upper layer stack with a BlueFace+-based test application. The second product contained in BlueDevKit+ is the BlueRS+ serial Bluetooth adapter that can be connected to external and internal serial interfaces. It can be used to replace a V.24/RS232 cable. BlueWinDriver+ for Windows 98 with USB and PCMCIA Bluetooth adapter hardware and the BlueControl+ application greatly simplify Bluetooth utilization by Windows-based PCs. Also included is BlueTA+, a wireless ISDN modem giving notebooks, PDAs, or other Bluetooth devices access to ISDN.

Stonestreet One
Company Website
Stonestreet One designs, develops, and integrates embedded systems and wireless data applications. The company offers developer tools, engineering services, and custom designed Bluetooth hardware components.

Stonestreet One Development Tools provides Bluetooth developers with a hardware and software total Bluetooth development solution. The DP Series includes a developer's license to the BQB-qualified Bluetooth Protocol Stack with fully documented APIs. Their development tools that feature Bluetooth modules and components from leading manufacturers, such as Ericsson, Taiyo Yuden, and Silicon Wave.

Stonestreet One also offers a Protocol Stack and Design Services

Sunderland Technologies Pte Ltd
Company website
Founded 1998, based in Singapore, Sunderland focus on wireless computing connectivity.

WAVEClip Bluetooth Development Kit allows programmers to develop applications and systems using Bluetooth technology on the WAVEclip (see PDA Accessories). It provides the wireless Bluetooth connectivity link to all existing and new Palm OS applications where serial port communication are used. Click here to download a PDF file on the product.

Tality Corporation (formerly Symbionics and a subsidiary of Cadence Design Systems)
Company Website

Tality is a leader in Bluetooth system, chip, and intellectual property design, having undertaken over 25 Bluetooth system and chip designs.  Tality do not actually provide their own Development Kit - instead they sell and support the Ericsson one which they designed - the first Bluetooth development aid. Tality has sold over 400 of these kits worldwide.

For comprehensive information on this kit, see Tality's website pages about the kit

Teleca Comtec AB
Company Website
Teleca, established 1974, is a supplier of hardware and software engineering services for advanced systems, electronic equipment and applications. 

Application Tool Kit has been designed by Ericsson to enable adopters of the Bluetooth wireless technology to get started with Bluetooth software development. The Bluetooth Application Tool Kit includes a Bluetooth Module and the lower layers of the Bluetooth Host Stack. The Bluetooth Module can be connected to a host PC using either USB or UART. The stack is delivered as an executable COM Server. Several typical applications are included, both as executable images and as source code. The module as well as the software stack is Bluetooth version 1.1 qualified.     

Bluetooth Development Kit from Ericsson reduces efforts to get started with your Bluetooth applications. It cuts development time and costs. It is aimed at embedded application development and enables execution of code in both RAM and Flash. The Bluetooth Development Kit is approved as a Blue Unit by the Bluetooth SIG. This will enable adopters to do in-house pre-testing on the same platform as used for qualification.

Texas Instruments
Company Website
Texas Instruments Incorporated is involved in digital signal processing and analog technologies. It works in real-time technologies that help people communicate and provide various semiconductor solutions for large markets such as wireless and broadband access and for new emerging markets such as digital cameras and digital audio.

Bluetooth Starter Kit provides a development basis for a variety of Bluetooth point-to-point and point-to-multipoint enabled products. It includes two hardware boards, which includes the baseband device and and Bluetooth Radio Transceiver Module. All the physical layers up to the host controller interface are embedded in the baseband device. An application section "Generic Interface Board" which provides all the necessary peripherals needed for development of the customer's application.

Transilica (owned by Microtune)
Company Website

Transilica designs CMOS-based system-on-chip products based on Bluetooth, 802.11a and other short-range wireless technologies. The company offer a series called Onechip that provides system-on-chip design.

TR1740-EDK Serial Data Communications Kit offers dual UART or SPI interfaces for serial communication & PCM for voice communication.  It contains TR0740 OneChip Development Modules with internal SPI, software development tools and hardware development tools.
TR1750-EDK Voice & Data Communications Kit features an integrated Audio Codec offering CVSD PCM A-law or m-law voice communication. It contains TR0750 OneChip Development Models with internal Audio Codec, software development tools and hardware development tools.
TR1760-EDK Data Communications Development Kit  features an integrated 12 Mbps USB interface. PCM, Dual UART or SPI interfaces are also available. The TR0760-EDK development kit contains TR0760 OneChip Development Modules with internal USB, software development tools and hardware development tools
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WIDCOMM
Company Website

This company offers wireless indoor networking solutions that enable wireless devices to communicate with any other, anytime, anywhere which as a result includes the use of Bluetooth technology within its products.

Their Development Kits are available for building:
*  Handspring(tm) Visor(tm)-based Palm OS solutions
*  Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000 solutions
*  Network Access Point solutions
*  Windows CE-DK coming soon!

Zeevo Inc.
Company Website
Zeevo, Inc. is a semiconductor company focused on "system-on-a-chip" (SoC) solutions for the communications industry. Zeevo’s expertise includes RF, Analog, Digital Baseband, and Memory on a single chip. Zeevo has implemented wireless connectivity in consumer devices such as PDAs, digital cameras, PCs, laptops, printers, and consumer appliances using Bluetooth technology.

BlueShark Developers Kit is a solution that enables quick product development for adopters of Bluetooth technology. BlueShark supports both BlueOS RTOS and Nucleus Plus. Test tools are available. UART/USB connect the host with kit providing an easy interface. Protocol stack libraries, example codes, a host utility, and our API specification are included.

BlueDolphin Evaluation Kit - Bluetooth 1.1 compliant. It includes a standard HCI interface through UART/USB compatible with many third party ULS vendors, an embedded serial port profile and a host utility. It supports scatternet, hold, park, and sniff. With throughput greater than 500 Kbps over UART, it enables high-speed connections.

Zucotto
Company Website

Zucotto Wireless develops Java technology-based native processors (JNPs), software and development tools for the handheld wireless device industry. 

XPRESSOboard Hardware Development Kit is a development platform for integrating Zucotto’s suite of Xpresso Java technology-based processors into mobile device designs and enabling Bluetooth baseband. 

Zucotto's microprocessors suitable for Bluetooth devices include:
Xpresso 110 is a wireless Java technology-based microcontroller that can be used to integrate Java and Bluetooth technologies into PDAs, portable gaming devices, network nodes.
Xpresso 100 is a legacy friendly microcontroller that integrates Java technology and Bluetooth wireless functionality into both existing and new mobile devices.

Zucotto also supply a software development kit.

 

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