Bluetooth Protocol Stack
Suppliers of Bluetooth protocol stack software.
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Unfortunately protocol stack software abounds in acronyms
! Some of the more common abbreviations relating to the Bluetooth protocol
stack used on this page are listed below. You may also find our Glossary Page of use:
L2CAP Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol
LM or LMP Link Manager (Protocol)
Generalised Multi-Transport) Object Exchange Protocol
RFCOMM Serial Port Emulation
Real Time Operating System
Synchronous Connection Oriented
Service Discovery Protocol
ACCESS CO LTD
AVE-Blue, embedded Bluetooth protocol stack
for information appliances enables quick and easy addition of Bluetooth functionality to
any PDA or car navigation system equipped with a browser.
Adamya is a technology integrator, focusing on DSP, Networking &
Communications and Platform Technology areas, with specialization in providing compact and
C-Blue - Adamya's Embedded Bluetooth Protocol Stack conforms to v.
Its architecture incorporates parallel Finite State Machines, a thin kernel abstraction
layer and real-time techniques used. It can allow porting of C-Blue onto various
processors and platforms.
C-BlueBase, is Adamya's Embedded
Bluetooth Baseband Solution, it essentially replaces the need for a hardware baseband
Established in 1997, AlloSys focuses on providing design services and development
support for companies involved with high frequency and wireless products. Allosys has
experience in Bluetooth particularly in the areas of Bluetooth system development and
Bluetooth Protocols. Allosys also has Test Automation, Modeling and Analysis
software development tools available.
Atinav presents a suite of universal Internet Communications software branded avenue.
The ensuing technologies aveComm, aveAccess, aveLink and aveConnect provide simple-to-use
and easy-to-deploy solutions that connect people, environments and devices.
aveLink Bluetooth Protocol stack
is a standard implementation of the Bluetooth stack specification v1.1. All the standard
profiles are also implemented and it can be used for ANSI C, Java, Windows 9x and Windows CE. It allows legacy
applications to work over Bluetooth. Porting to any system is accomplished using Atinav's
OS Abstraction Layer, without changing the core stack.
Details of the 3 versions are explained below:
aveLink Bluetooth ANSI C
Stack and SDK is an implementation of the Bluetooth Protocol Stack 1.1 spec in ANSI C.
The solution is mainly targeted for embedded devices. This solution is targeted towards
OEMs and ODMs who are interested in high performance Bluetooth applications for embedded
aveLink Bluetooth Protocol stack
for Win CE is an implementation of the Bluetooth Protocol Stack 1.1 spec for Pocket PC
environment. This solution is targeted towards OEMs and ODMs who are interested in
Bluetooth Support for their PDA, Phone, or any device that supports Win CE Operating
System. The stack and SDK is available for the Microsoft Windows CE, Pocket 2000 and
Pocket PC 2002 platforms.
aveLink Bluetooth JSR -82 Stack
in Java for J2ME is an implementation of the Bluetooth Protocol Stack 1.1 spec confirming
to JSR 82 Standard. This solution is targeted towards OEMs and ODMs who are interested in
Bluetooth Support for their PDA, Phone, or any device that supports J2ME and CLDC with
Atmark Techno, Inc.
Company Website ( in Japanese)
At-BT (AT-SWP-BTPS010) is a
Bluetooth protocol stack software. It runs on Linux (OS) operating system and all source
codes are complied with ANSI-C - Further details currently unavailable
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At-BT-EVA (AT-SYS-BTEVA010) is
an evaluation kit for "At-BT (Bluetooth
protocol stack software)" - Further details currently unavailable. - e-mail us if you can help
with further information.
BlueLogic Technologies Inc.
Bluelogic Technologies, Inc is a venture company with a specific focus on the
use Bluetooth, short range wirwless data/audio communication technology.
Bluelogic Bluetooth Host Stack, Blue-M
suitable for Windows 98/2000, Win CE, OS9.
Cambridge Consultants Ltd.
This company focuses upon design and development using leading technologies. It offers
design and development innovative products, processes and systems. As a part of this
Cambridge Consultants also offer technology-based consulting
for companies, particularly in the areas of DECT and Bluetooth.
is a Protocol stack with L2CAP, SDP, GAP and SPP. - e-mail us if you can help with further
Cambridge Silicon Radio, CSR
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
A software component implementing BB, LM, L2CAP, SDP, RFCOMM, GAP, HCI and SPP for use in
conjunction with CSR BlueCore01 BC01b integrated circuit. Implements the Headset
Profile for CSR's BlueCore01b single-chip solution for Bluetooth implementation
integrating a radio, baseband controller and Microcontroller
Canon Information Technologies Philippines,
Protocol Stack core with HCI, L2CAP, SDP, SPP, GAP, RFCOMM, L2CAP and SDAP.
CC&C Technologies Inc.
CC&C Tech. focus on developing the best wireless
communication products and technologies and have been since it's creation in September
Protocol Stack core with HCI, L2CAP, SDP, SPP, GAP, RFCOMM and SDAP. Click here to download a PDF file on
DCM provides design services in the areas of ASIC & FPGA, communication software
and Web applications.
BlueTACK is DCM's implementation of
the Bluetooth protocol stack. It is designed for use in both embedded and non-embedded
applications. It uses modular and portable software architecture.
It is also BQB
DCM also offer expertise services in
Bluetooth, concerning software porting and integration, device driver development,
code optimization, system integration and testing, interoperability support.
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
Bluetooth v.1.1 Embedded Protocol Stack - further details unavailable. - e-mail us if you can help
with further information.
Bluetooth PC Stack - further details unavailable. - e-mail us if you can help with further
Bluetooth Embedded Software Stack including L2CAP, SDP and RFComm - further details
unavailable. - e-mail
us if you can help with further information.
ELSA is a provider of products for Internet access and PC graphics as well as
See their Bluetooth
blue Stack is a Bluetooth Software Stack - e-mail
us if you can help with further information.
The inventor of Bluetooth and one of the early core members of SIG.
Host Stack provides a generic software stack that includes HCI Driver, L2CAP, RFCOMM
and SDP - to be integrated in a host environment. The Host Stack communicates downwards
towards a Bluetooth Module and lets the user focus on the application level and system
aspects of the Bluetooth solution, reducing product development time. The Ericsson
Bluetooth Host Stack is a pre-qualified product and can be regarded as a
The roadmap for the Ericsson Bluetooth Host Stack covers
additional protocol layers, support for additional Bluetooth profiles, software test tools
as well as multi-point and scatternet functionality.
HOST Stack is a generic software stack that includes HCI Driver, L2CAP, RFCOMM, SDP and
OBEX. - send us further details.
HOST Stack is a generic software stack that includes HCI Driver, L2CAP, RFCOMM, and SDP. -
send us further details.
HOST Stack is a Generic software stack that includes HCI Driver, L2CAP, RFCOMM, SDP, OBEX
and TCS. - send us further details.
Founded in 1984, with a mission to "be the leader in providing Mobile Information
Management solutions to enterprise customers.". Within this framework they provide
embedded and Windows protocols and applications for Bluetooth
XTNDAccess Blue SDK - Embedded Bluetooth Protocol Stack
The XTNDAccess Blue SDK is delivered as a well-documented, portable source code solution
that engineers will find is an easy to use product providing complete control over their
Bluetooth software implementation.
XTNDAccess Blue SDK v1.3, is a
portable software development kit. It provides source code for a complete Bluetooth Host
protocol stack, including L2CAP, RFCOMM, SDP, TCS Binary, RFCOMM, OBEX, and other
components such as a Management Entity.
XTNDAccess Blue SDK 1.2.1 is
a portable software development kit. It provides source code for a complete Bluetooth Host
protocol stack, including L2CAP, RFCOMM, SDP, TCS Binary, RFCOMM, OBEX, and other
components such as a Management Entity.
Download information (pdf)
Grape Systems Inc.
Bluetooth Protocol Stack
GR-Blue is Bluetooth protocol stack for the embedded systems. This product is
independent from platform and offers ANSI-C source code without royalty.
Hitachi Engineering Co, Ltd.
Company Website (Japanese with a little
HEC's Bluetooth Host Stack
- e-mail us if you can help with further
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.
IAR Embedded Bluetooth Protocol Stack from IAR Systems
comes with a stack configuration and optimization tool. The stack works well for both
8/16/32 bit embedded systems as well as PC's. The stack is supplied in portable ANSI-C,
works with all major Bluetooth chip-sets and exposes an easy-to-use API.
The company was founded in May 1999 to provide embedded software solutions for
Viking Host Protocol Stack Upper layers of the Protocol
Stack - TCS, SDP, RFCOMM, L2CAP, HCI Drivers (UART, RS232, USB)
Profile support - Mandatory Profiles, General Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), LAN
Access, TCS-Bin, General Object Exchange Profile (OBEX), In-Vehicle
OS support - Windows 9x, Windows NT, Linux, Unix
RTOS support - VxWorks, pSOS+, Windows CE, eCos, ThreadX, RTXC DSP, C EXECUTIVE,
Nucleus, Pegasus, Embedded Linux(BlueCat,Lynux OS), Embedded Royal Linux, The MOOSE,
Imsys Embedded RTOS(JVM)
Platform support - ARM, StrongARM, NetSilicon, TI 6x, PowerPc, NEC, Motorola
DSP, Hitachi, CJIP, Link up L7205, MIPS
Baseband Controller Protocols -
Baseband, Link Manager and Host Controller Interface (HCI)
Software reference designs are available
Wireless v90 modem, USB Dongle for LINUX, Access Point, HeadsetEvaluation Copies and
Reference Designs may be downloaded from the IBEX website
Support available for the Cambridge Silicon Radio and the Ericsson baseband modules.
Full source code licensing option available.
IBM concentrate on the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's
most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking
systems, storage devices and microelectronics.
Bluetooth Stack for Palm
is a Bluetooth protocol stack on the Palm OS platform that enables programmers to easily
develop Bluetooth applications for the Palm OS. It features a simple application
programming interface (API), is optimized for embedded systems that lack
multi-task/multi-thread capability. However it can also be easily customized for different
embedded application environments, such as cellular phones, information appliances,
handheld computers, digital cameras, and so on.
BlueDrekar is a protocol
driver for Bluetooth specifications allowing Bluetooth wireless devices from phones to
household appliances to reliably communicate with each other.
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.
The iBTStack is a portable implementation of the Bluetooth protocol software stack,
specifically targeted at embedded platforms. Its a low memory footprint implementation for
a variety of RTOS and processor platforms.
Bluetooth Protocol stack for Windows, offers PC OEMs and peripherals manufacturers a
complete out-of-box Bluetooth solution for PCMCIA card, USB and UART dongles and for
integration of Bluetooth onto the PC motherboard.
BlueCE Bluetooth Software for the
Microsoft Pocket PC is a Bluetooth stack driver solution for the PocketPC platform that
helps end users seamlessly transition from a "connected experience" to a
"wireless experience". Targeted at OEMs and ODMs designing in Bluetooth onto
their PDA or Phone, as a USB adapter or CompactFlash card form-factor, to suit a host of
Bluetooth transport interfaces. Based on Microsoft's CE driver architecture, and is
readily available for the Microsoft Windows CE, PocketPC 2000 and PocketPC 2002 platforms.
It features: Microsoft CE driver based solution, Bluetooth Version 1.1 compliant, Support
for Headset, DUN, LAP and FAX profiles.
Intel is well known for it's computer processors however as the PC market has been
developing and incorporting further technologies it has recognised it's need to get
involved in Bluetooth, and is now a key member of Bluetooth SIG.
Intel has also created a daughter company known as Xircom which particularly focuses on
wireless technologies and Bluetooth. Xircom's products can be found on the Bluetooth PC Cards and Flash
Cards Page, the PDA
Accessories Page, and the USB
Adapters and Dongles Page.
Bluetooth Protocol Stack is used for integration of Bluetooth into operating
systems' frameworks. It has an operational range of 10 meters at 0dbm and operates in the
unlicensed 2.4GHz ISM frequency band. A single connection supports a maximum asymmetric
data transfer rate of 721kbps or a maximum of three voice channels.
The Intel implementation of the Bluetooth protocol stack was described in an article in the
Intel Technology Journal
IVT Corporation is a private limited company organized under the laws of Canada
with its affiliate in Peoples' Republic of China, providing a full range of Bluetooth
software, including protocol stack, profiles, protocol analyzer, and interoperability and
IVT Bluelet Protocol
StackThe IVT Bluetooth Protocol Stack is a full implementation
of the Bluetooth host protocol stack V1.1 in ANSI C. It contains all protocols in the
Bluetooth host protocol stack including TCS, SDP, RFCOMM, L2CAP and HCI. The code is very
reliable, efficient and compact. It is ideal for both embedded applications and desktop
applications. By using the formal design technique from Specification Description Language
(SDL), IVT validated protocols to assure that all protocols were correct before writing C
* BQB Qualified
* Based on validated SDL model
* Library based ANSI C source Code, easy to port to different OS's
* Support for different OSs (Windows 98, Windows 2000, windows ME, Windows CE, Linux,
Nucleus, REX, µC/OS-II, µ-Itron, MQX, VxWorks, pSOS+, Palm)
* Support many different Bluetooth chipsets (Alcatel, Atmel, Broadcom, Cambridge Silicon
Radio, Ericsson, Infineon, Mitel, National Semiconductor, Philips, Silicon Wave, TI,
* Support different HCI transport drivers (USB, UART, PCMCIA)
IWingz is a developer and supplier of intelligent internet solutions, providing
solutions for EC, KM, and CRM.
IWingz Bluetooth Code Blue
Protocol Stack including L2CAP, SDP, SPP, GAP and SDAP.
KC Technology focuses on providing interoperable wireless
connectivity by delivering Bluetooth solutions for mobile, home, and business
µStack Bluetooth Protocol Stack is a
software suite with a minimal footprint that provides the essential services that complete
the Bluetooth protocol stack. It provides the layers above HCI with complete transport
drivers. It is portable enough for hosted or embedded applications. It can also be
combined with KC's Bluetooth Controller and Module.
Korea Wireless Network
Korea Wireless Network does research, development, and commercialization of
Bluetooth system total solution.
KorwinStack Bluetooth Protocol Stack including L2CAP, SDP, SPP
and GAP. It also includes: Complete object Code for the Protocol Stack HCI, L2CAP, RFCOMM,
SDP. Bluetooth Profiles : GAP, SPP; USB and serial drivers, Consult, training and
documents, API support : Application APIs, H/W APIs, DataBase APIs, OS Independent APIs,
Korwin Stack 1.1
Protocol stack software
Most Test cases Passed in Stack and Profiles: supports all mandatory test cases and most
Multiple Operation System Support: Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows CE, Linux, PSOS,
Support for CSR and Ericsson bluetooth chips and modules
Complete Product Offering
- Complete object Code for the Protocol Stack: HCI, L2CAP, RFCOMM,
- Bluetooth Profiles: GAP, SPP, In development => SDAP, OBEX, DUN, FTP, LAN Access,
- USB and serial drivers
- Consulting, training and documents
- API support : Application APIs, H/W APIs, DataBase APIs, OS Independent APIs
- Interoperability Assurance
Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Company Website (Japanese)
Bluetooth Host Stack for MN102H is Panasonic's Bluetooth Software Stack for
own its Microprocessor (MN102H) is a software solution for adding Bluetooth wireless
technology to embedded systems. - further details unavailable, e-mail if you can help us.
Bluetooth Host Stack for Windows provides wireless technology to Windows
operating system in desktop and notebook PCs and it enables to add Bluetooth solution on
any PCs. - further details unavailable, e-mail
if you can help us.
BTM Protocol Stack makes it possible for various equipment to have wireless
communication by integrating with Bluetooth module. - further details unavailable, e-mail if you can help us.
The MEZOE product range provides
rapid, low-risk and cost-effective route to Bluetooth market entry. MEZOE's flagship
product, Interface Express, takes away the complexities of Bluetooth communications and
enables you to bring your products to market with ease. MEZOE is a division of Cambridge
Bluestack Complete Protocol Stack provides higher
layer protocol software. Just as Interface Express does at the profile level, BlueStack
offers a modular, extensible, scalable architecture at the protocol level. Written in ANSI
C for maximum portability, BlueStack has been ported to many CPU architectures and OS
Fully qualified protocol stack, including both upper and lower layers for baseband
vendors. The BlueStack design is interoperable, configurable, portable and flexible using
object orientated techniques and has a comprehensive support package. Bluetooth protocol
stack with L2CAP, SDP, RFCOMM, TCS, HCI, HCI-USB, HCI-UART, GAP, CTP, Intercom Profile,
The company have developed many PC software solutions to date many of which
have almost become de facto in the PC industry. Most notable of these is the Windows
Stack for Windows CE implemented as a component that can be included in a Windows CE
software platform. The stack exposes a set of APIs for ISVs to write Bluetooth
applications. The core component implements the L2CAP, SDP, and RFCOMM protocols. The
lower edge of the stack uses HCI to communicate with a HCI transport driver.
Mindtree specializes in offering product realization services to integrate Bluetooth
wireless technology into product designs cost effectively.
Upper Layer Stack & Profiles
EtherMind is MindTrees implementation of the Bluetooth software protocol. Modular
and compact it has been designed to support various applications including LAN access
point, printers, handheld, mobile phones, residential gateways, etc. The optimized stack
can easily be ported onto different platforms by using the OS Abstraction
Features - ANSI C source code, Exhaustive and rich API set, supports
different OS and processors, intelligent and easily configurable Security Manager, device
manager for Piconet and Scatternet support, optimized code size and memory usage, remote
management facility for embedded devices
Platforms supported - ECos, uITRON, VxWorks, Linux, Windows
Hardware supported - Ericsson, Silicon Wave, CSR, Alps Electric chipsets,
Profiles supported - GAP, SDAP, LAP, Fax, DUNP, Cordless Telephony, Headset,
Intercom, FTP, SPP, Synchronization, Object Push and Generic Object Exchange, PAN,
Printer, Still Imaging, UDI
EtherMind, MindTrees implementation of Bluetooth protocol stack, is also
available to OEMs under various flexible license models.
As a pan-European distributor of Bluetooth technology products, Nohau has offices in the
UK, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Products offered include Bluetooth protocol analyzers and
test generators from CATC, Bluetooth protocol stack and profiles from Adamya and Bluetooth
connectivity products for industrial applications from connectBlue. Nohau also runs
regular seminars and training courses on all aspects of Bluetooth wireless technology.
Nokia Bluetooth Host Stack
includes BT protocol stack L2CAP, SDP, GAP, SPP.
Handy BlueStack is a protocol
stack including L2CAP and GAP. - e-mail us
with further details.
Open Interface North America was founded in Seattle, Washington, in 2000, with the
goal of bringing the Japan-based parent company's Bluetooth development efforts to a
worldwide market. Open Interface is developing Bluetooth wireless technology for the
world PC market.
Open Interface's Bluetooth protocol stack, Version 1.1 is currently qualified in 10
profiles with additional profiles on the way.
Protocol layers supported - HCI, L2CAP, SDP, RFCOMM
Options include IrMC, OBEX, NDIS driver, VCOMM driver, Configuration Utility
Platforms supported include Windows 98 SE/ME/2000/CE, uITON, VxWorks, Linux
Compliance Specifications - Version 1.0B and Version 1.1
Profiles supported include (already BQB)-
* Object Push
* File Transfer
* Service Discovery
* LAN Access
* Serial Port
* Dial-up Networking
* Generic Access
* Generic Object Exchange
Future profiles include - SCO, Printing Profile, PAN Profile, Headset
Profile, Car, Various Cable Replacement functions
In addition to core Bluetooth protocol stacks, Open Interface also
provides Object Exchange (OBEX) and Infrared for Mobile Communications (IrMC) modules, to
enable Object Push Profile to facilitate wireless file exchange and date synchronization.
OSE Systems (formerly Enea OSE Systems)
Based in Sweden & California, OSE specialises in Real Time Operating Systems
and development tools for distributed and fault tolerant systems
The OSE Systems Bluetooth
HOST Stack contains the upper layers of the Bluetooth protocol stack (HCI-Driver,
L2CAP, SDP, and RFCOMM).
The company who invented the Palm Pilot need no introduction - pioneers of the PDA and
personal information management.
stack add-on for Palm OS 4.0
Rappore focuses on cross-platform, heterogeneous wirefree networking, providing a
bridge between wireless technologies (such as Bluetooth) and connecting these with the
existing wired technologies, at the same time providing a wired-level of
Bluetooth Host Protocol Stack - Upper
layers of the protocol stack - HCI, L2CAP, SDP, RFCOMM, TCS, OBEX, Security Manager, SCO
connections and a Layer Manager.
Profile & applications support - Generic
Access, Serial Port, Service Discovery, Object Push, File Transfer, General Object
Exchange, FAX, LAN Access, Synchronization, Cordless Telephony, Intercom Headset, Dial-up
networking, A Hardware Abstraction Layer, Host Control Interface Transport drivers for USB
OS support - Windows, Embedded Linux,
RTOS support - various
Enhanced security software is provided as part of the stack.
Download Brochure (pdf)
The stack is supported by a rich and easy-to-use Software Developers
Download Brochure (pdf)
Wirefree Network" is an application interface product that allows a user to
access Bluetooth devices and services via the common Windows interface.
RTX Telecom is one of the world's leading independent suppliers of Total Product
Development Solutions, focusing exclusively on advanced wireless communication standards
such as DECT, Bluetooth and CDMA. RTX Telecom is a highly focused company, solely
dedicated to the development and design of advanced wireless communication products for
the telecommunications, manufacturing and medical industries.
RTX Telecom has developed a complete and flexible Bluetooth platform. It
consists of a Baseband Core, Host Controller Firmware and Protocol Stack. This Bluetooth
platform enables the design of a number of ICs, modules and turnkey products. RTX Telecom
offers the Bluetooth platform or the complete platform to licensees.
& Software Systems (S3)
Silicon & Software Systems is a provider of Electronic Design
Services. Established in 1986, the company has knowledge in the areas of IC, Software and
Hardware Design experience in house. In the
Bluetooth arena, S3 has already delivered solutions in respect of RFCMOS, Baseband IC
(ASSP), LM & LC Protocol Stack and SoC developments. The company also has experience
in a number of relating technologies to Bluetooth including: GSM, GPRS, EDGE, W-CDMA,
802.11x, DECT, USB, and VoIP.
Based in San Diego, Silicon Wave designs and produces RF communication system
components including baseband, radio modem and software solutions for Bluetooth wireless
Odyssey Software: Lower
Layers of the Protocol Stack - Baseband, Link Manager and Host Controller Interface
The Odyssey Software consists of the follow components:
Link Manager: The Link Manager module implements the Link Manager protocol as specified by
the Bluetooth Specification version 1.1. It also provides processing of HCI
Baseband: While the Odyssey Link Controller provides slot level baseband functionality,
the software module provides frame level and multi-slot functionality. It also performs
scheduling and QOS functions.
HCI: The HCI module provides routing of various HCI commands/events and data and voice
packets. It provides an API for various transports and higher layer protocol stacks to
interface with the Odyssey Software.
The Odyssey protocol stack interfaces with Silicon Wave's SiW1602 Link Controller IC or
Baseband SIP & SiW1502 Radio Modem IC.
Odyssey software is licensed as C-source and requires 12 Kbytes RAM, 128 Kbytes ROM,
and presents less than 5 MIPS load on the host. The Odyssey Software can be ported to a
wide range of micro-controllers and associated RTOS such as Win CE, Embedded Linux,
VxWorks, Palm, Micro-Itron, and other leading OS's.
Stollmann E+V GmbH
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.
BlueCode+ is the
Bluetooth Upper Layer protocol stack from Stollmann. It is a portable Bluetooth upper
layer stack with platform independent BlueFace+ API. For embedded devices, SoC development
and PC based products.
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.
Protocol Stack eases application development by providing software architecture
encapsulating the Bluetooth Protocols that exist above the Host Controller Interface (HCI)
Stonestreet One also offers a Software
Development Toolkit and Design Services.
Tality Corporation (formerly Symbionics and a subsidiary of
Cadence Design Systems)
Tality is a leader in Bluetooth system, chip, and intellectual property design, having
undertaken the design of Ericsson's Development Kit and having undertaken over 25
Bluetooth system and chip designs.
Tality has developed and utilizes their Bluetooth protocol
stack for custom Bluetooth system and chip design and also licenses the protocol
stack to those who wish to undertake design themselves.
The software has been designed specifically for application across a broad range of
low-cost embedded devices. The major features of the protocol software include
* Full compliance with the current Bluetooth specification.
* Full support for all currently-defined profiles.
* Upper and lower stack available together or separately
* Easily partitioned across multiple processors.
* Modular architecture that enables portability across a broad range of processors,
real-time operating systems (RTOS), Bluetooth chipsets and host-controller interface (HCI)
* Comprehensive testability features that enable full regression testing, including in the
* Deliverables include full "C" source code, SDL, test tools and scripts,
documentation and training.
* Track record - licensed by more than 12 customers (as at August 2001).
Teleca Comtec AB
Teleca, established 1974, is a supplier of hardware and software engineering services
for advanced systems, electronic equipment and applications.
Bluetooth HOST Stack 3.20 is
licensing and sublicensing the "Ericsson Bluetooth Host Stack". This package of
intellectual property provides a generic software stack that includes HCI Driver, L2CAP,
RFCOMM, SCO, SDP and the Profiles GAP, SDAP and SPP - to be integrated in a host
Denshi Sekei K.K.
Tokyo Denshi Sekei K.K. is a research and development oriented company which connect
the latest technology around color image management and networking with the use of
UBQ-Blue Bluetooth Protocol Stack
includes the Bluetooth protocol stack for embedded systems.As well as C source code,
sample applications, test programs and manual. Profiles including L2CAP, SDP, HCI, RFCOMM,
GAP, SDAP, and SPP
Protocol Analyzer is used for monitoring and analysis of communication between devices
from the initial phase through the final phase of Bluetooth device development is
possible. Because it is possible to analyze not only the protocol level but also the
profile level, it it easy to isolate whether the problem is at the protocol or profile
level. Testing for interconnection with Bluetooth devices of other companies, UBQ-Blue
Protocol Analyzer enables you to perform sufficient preliminary tests in advance.
Founded in 1991, TROY Wireless is a division of the TROY Group Inc. offering a range of
hardware and software technologies and solutions designed to meet the evolving needs of
short-range wireless connectivity. TROY Wireless manufactures both end-user Bluetooth
products as well as custom OEM Bluetooth modules and software.
Embedded Protocol Stack
This product offers a complete stack for embedded applications. v1.0B
Protocol layers supported are Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP),
RFCOMM, Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Multi-Transport Object Exchange Protocol (OBEX),
Telephony Control Protocol (TCS) and IrMC (Level 4 Server)
In addition to the above, a
manager software module is included for configuration and for monitoring the operations of
the stack. TROY XCDs printing software
is available as an option to enable printing capabilities on the embedded device.
The Bluetooth protocol stack includes a
generalized operating system interface that can be easily modified to support virtually
any real time operating system. Written
entirely in ANSI C, the Bluetooth stack code is designed to be very modular. Only the desired functionality needs to be
enabled, and unused modules can be eliminated at compile time. Less than 50Kbytes of code is required for the
Download TROY's White Paper on
the Bluetooth protocol stack (pdf)
TTPCom has experience with providing Intellectual Property (IP) and
are able to provide a complete technology transfer package form Bluetooth, including
training, support and turn-key design services. All their products are warranted to the
Bluetooth 1.1 specification.
TTPCom offers Bluetooth technology for licence as separate components or a complete
solution. There are three products, which offer a full implementation of the Bluetooth
controller core for license, this is written in VHDL, and Link Controller, Link
Manager and Host Controller Interface software in ANSI C code. It is supplied with
reference synthesis scripts and test benches. (Baseband link controller and protocol
stack up to Host Computer Interface [HCI])
Host Protocol Stack for license, which comprises of ANSI C code software complete with
demonstration applications. It provides packet segmentation and re-assembly along with
multiplexed serial links and SDP enabling discovery. (Logical Link Control and Adaptation
Protocol [L2CAP], RFCOMM, and Service Directory Protocol [SDP])
* Application layer (data application headset application, and control)
Company Website or to contact in the UK click here.
A supplier of internet processors and networking software, Ubicom works to create
end-to-end solutions. The company distribute through Insight Memec.
Protocol Stack ipBlue supports all layers as defined of the Bluetooth specification
IP202 Bluetooth Access Point is a complete solution for developing and manufacturing an
802.3 Ethernet to Bluetooth Access Point and is provided to bring a solution to the market
quickly. Teh acces point is based on the Ubicom IP2022 Internet Processor and an Ericsson
ROK 101 007 Bluetooth Module.
Bluetooth Protocol Stack
Ultima Communication has developed the upper layers of the Bluetooth protocol. The product
is developed using a PC-based development environment which simulates an embedded
Download datasheet (pdf)
Through a cross licensing agreement with Silicon Wave, Inc. (see the
News page), Ultima Communication also offers a combined Bluetooth stack including the
lower layers (LMP, ASIC control...) of the protocols as well as the upper layers (RFCOMM,
Founded in 1998 in San Diego, WIDCOMM is a leading provider of Bluetooth software, systems
and turnkey designs. WIDCOMM software enables wireless communication technology in the
fields of automotive, computing, consumer electronics, semiconductor and
BTE is a complete software offering to develop embedded products. It includes the
Bluetooth upper and lower stacks and is the markets most complete Bluetooth profile
offering. BTE is licensed by more than 10 semiconductor companies, including partners like
TI, Philips, CSR, Cypress, OKI and implemented in a wide range of products by companies
like Sony, W-Link, Brother, Tenovis and more.
For more info please see BTE Data Sheet
and BTE Test Tool Data Sheet
BTW is a complete software solution for integrating Bluetooth wireless technology into
Windows® operating systems. BTW is designed to operate on desktop and notebook computers
and supports chipsets compliant with Bluetooth wireless technology. It contains the
necessary protocols and driver software to enable PC OEMs to bring wireless solutions to
market quickly and efficiently. WIDCOMM licenses BTW for all Windows operating systems,
from 98 SE to XP.
Software for Windows CE
BTW-CE is a complete software solution for adding Bluetooth wireless technology to Windows
CE operating system platforms. BTW-CE allows PC OEMs and electronics manufacturers to
quickly and easily add Bluetooth capabilities to any mobile device using the Windows CE
and Pocket PC operating system. BTW-CE is fully compliant with the Bluetooth 1.1 core
Wipro is a global IT and design services powerhouse with revenues of over $400 million
and employing more than 9000 engineers. Wipro has a rich set of hardware and software IPs
that is complimented by its design services expertise. In all, Wipro has strength of over
1700 qualified engineers working in the area of embedded software and VLSI design.
software protocol stack
Wipro's Bluetooth Stack is qualified for Version 1.1 compliance and interoperability. The
stack is a footprint-lean implementation that is ported and tested on multiple industry
leading RTOS environments and host processors, as well as third party Bluetooth
controllers. Wipros Bluetooth Stack is available with thirteen Ver. 1.1 qualified
profiles and two newly defined Hands free Profile and HCRP Profile. Wipro is only the
second company in the world to get all 13 profiles BQB Ver 1.1 qualified.
Zucotto Wireless develops Java technology-based native processors (JNPs), software and
development tools for the handheld wireless device industry.
XJB 100 Bluetooth Host Protocol
Bluetooth stack is portable to any computing platform running a Java virtual machine
(JVM), such as Win32 and embedded devices like mobile phones and PDAs. System integrators,
OEMs, and application developers can use the XJB 100 to reduce development time for
integrating Bluetooth capability into devices and applications enabled by Java technology.