Introduction to Bluetooth

Date to be advised
Given by
Dr Alberto Bonamico
TTPCom 

INTRODUCTION

BluetoothTM is a short range radio technology which aims to replace cable connections between digital devices. This is an introductory course which is suitable for Technical and Marketing Managers, Software and Hardware developers and post graduates.

WHAT THE DELEGATE WILL LEARN

The delegate will gain a clearer understanding of what is achievable with this technology and how to integrate it in a mass consumer product. In general, the course is aimed at anyone with a basic understanding of digital wireless technologies.
In addition it is hoped that Professor Jim James will also be able to lecture on this course. Details to follow. Please bookmark this page!

COURSE CONTENT

Overview and Objectives of Bluetooth technology
 

The Bluetooth system structure, architecture and functionality
 

The Bluetooth protocol stack layer by layer
o Radio
o Baseband
o Bluetooth Audio

Baseband demonstration

o Link Controller (including state machines)
o HCI
o L2CAP
o Security and the Security Manager

Profiles

Headset profile demonstration

Implementation Issues
 

Bluetooth Qualification Program
 

Complementary Technologies
o Hiperlan
o 802.11

Strengths and Weaknesses
o Applications which are appropriate for Bluetooth
o Applications better served by other technologies

Example applications
o Use cases highlighting benefits to end users

Routes to incorporate Bluetooth IPR in a product
o Module
o Reference Design
o FPGA/ASIC

Market Predictions for Bluetooth

THE LECTURER

Dr Alberto Bonamico, "Diploma scientifico", Liceo Scientifico A. Gramsci, Italy; Doctor Engineer in Software Engineerg, Politecnico di Torino.

Dr Bonamico worked as a Software Engineer from 1996-1998 for Acorn Computers on Digital set top boxes and Network Computers development and testing. He now works as a Consultant for TTPCom Ltd in Royston, near Cambridge, on GSM and Bluetooth.

An active participant at the TTPCom BluetoothTM development since February 1999, Dr Bonamico wrote the architecture design of Link Manager (LM) and the interfaces between LM and Link Controller (LC) and Host Controller Interface (HCI). He has been involved in the implementation and then in the testing of all the Protocol Stack running in the Baseband. Currently Dr Bonamico is running the Interoperability and Qualification program for the TTPCom solution and most TTPCom's clients
 

ABOUT TTPCOM

TTPCom is a world leading independent supplier of digital cellular technology for mobile phones. The company has licensed its technology to chipset manufacturers such as Analog Devices Inc and Hitachi Ltd, and to terminal manufacturers such as Acer, Benefon, Matsushita (Panasonic), Samsung and Siemens. TTPCom is actively developing technology for future generations of GSM, such as GPRS and EDGE; Third Generation (3G) terminals; and the Bluetooth™ short-range wireless communications system. For further information on the company please refer to their website at http://www.ttpcom.com

We are grateful for the support given by TTPCom in presenting this Short Course.


REGISTRATION

Price per person including lunch, refreshments and printed course notes

£650 Standard Rate
£620 Early bird rate for registrations received with a purchase order or cheque received one month before the course running date

Enquiries should be addressed to: Barbara Steel, Course Co-ordinator    Tel: +44(0)1483 686040
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5 November 2002
Barbara Steel