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Bluetooth Low Energy: The Developer’s Handbook by Robin Heydon

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Chapter 12. The Generic Access Profile

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The final part of the core specification is the Generic Access Profile (GAP). This defines how devices can discover and connect with one another and how they bond. It also describes how devices can be broadcasters and observers and, as such, transfer data without being in a connection. Finally, it defines how the different types of addresses can be used to allow private and resolvable addresses.

12.1. Background

One of the most important things to understand with Bluetooth low energy is how two devices first find one another, work out what they can do with one another, and how they can find and ...

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