Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of wireless/bluetooth/ledcandlegatt


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Timestamp:
12/13/2018 10:42:11 PM (10 months ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
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add more info to beyond section

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    7272== IoT and Beyond ==
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    74 The LED Candle is only an example.
     74The LED Candle is only an example. In reality, BLE is used for many industrial sensors, such as tags for location information or sensor data. Many Real-time location systems (RTLS) use BLE. Tools can be tracked via BLE tags. BLE beacons can be used for proximity marketing and directions.
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    76 BLE can be used for many industrial sensors, such as tags for location information.
     76BLE is for low bandwidth data applications unlike many consumer uses of regular Bluetooth.
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     78BLE has some big advantages over RFID, some of those being power and cost. BLE tags have a low enough power draw that some can last 5-10 years on a battery.
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     80The BLE chip on the GW16126 allows the Gateworks solution to act as a BLE reader / gateway, collecting all the sensor data and furthermore passing it up to the cloud via WiFi, Ethernet, or Cellular.
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    7882The CAT M1 modem on the GW16126 can then further enable internet connectivity, allowing sensor data to be pushed to the cloud. Modem information can be found [wiki:expansion/gw16126 GW16126 wiki page]