Status: In Production
The BM70 Bluetooth Low Energy module is designed for easy implementation into a broad range of applications. It delivers up to 2.5x throughput improvement and more secure connections vs. Bluetooth 4.1 based products. Developers can easily interface to the device via a standard UART interface, available on most Microcontrollers and Processors.
The BM70 has a completely integrated Bluetooth software stack, and offers a shielded regulatory certified version with built-in antenna. Developers are freed from the complexities of Bluetooth Software and RF development and can simply utilize the BM70 as a wireline replacement. Perfect for IoT (Internet of Things) applications, when interfaced to a BLE enabled smartphone or Bluetooth Internet Gateway, applications can be monitored, controlled and updated from anywhere in the world.
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Firmware Release Summary, see Software Release Notes for details:
BM70BLEx1FC2-0B05BA - FW 2.03 is a maintenance release for IS1870, IS1871, BM70, and BM71. Firmware version 2.0.3 adds new features/ removes limitations in previous release 1.11 and fixes Sweyntooth vulnerability.
BM70BLEx1FC2-0B04AA - FW 1.11 - Fixes bug with invalid Bluetooth address. Refer to Errata document for more information.
BM70BLEx1FC2-0B03AA - FW 1.06 - Added support for the BM71 among other bug fixes.
BM70BLEx1FC2-0002AA - FW 1.03 - Initial Release.
The BM-70-CDB is a compact demo board that provides rapid prototyping and developing for Bluetooth data applications for Bluetooth Low Energy. It can be powered via USB host or through the battery. The BM-70-CDB uses the BM70, a fully certified Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy module. The BM-70-CDB provides a USB-UART converter allowing flexible interface to a host PC, a PC terminal utility and...
The BM-70-PICtail/PICtail Plus Board is designed to emulate the function of Microchip's BM70 BLE module. It also enables the customer to evaluate and demonstrate the capabilities of the BM70 BLE module. The board includes an integrated configuration and programming interface for plug-and-play capability. It also provides an integrated test environment for all functions supported...
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