The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
This chapter looks at the design of peripherals, tying together all the parts of this book from the perspective of a peripheral.
Peripherals are the lifeblood of the Bluetooth low energy ecosystem. While a central device will typically be in a phone, television, or computer, peripherals are custom-designed products that are heavily optimized for ultra-low power consumption.
Peripherals are mostly designed around their battery, their sensors, their inputs and outputs; only then is the wireless technology considered. For peripherals to work, they must interact with central devices. They can do this in three different ways: they can broadcast data; ...