Friday, August 22, 2014

A good comparison of BLE and Classic Bluetooth

The following link gives a good overview of the differences between BLE (Bluetooth low energy) and classic bluetooth. Definitely worth a perusal.

The fundamental reason why BLE is becoming so popular in beacons is the extremely Low Power Consumption of BLE devices. Its low power consumption makes it possible to power a small device with a tiny coin cell battery for 5–10 years !

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