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Introduction to BLE System Design and Beacons

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Workshop Date: Feb. 10th, 2016

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Indiana Wesleyan University

2912 Springboro West Road

Dayton, OH 45439 

Workshop Start / End Time: 8:30am - 2:35pm

Food Provided: Breakfast & Lunch

Workshop Contact PersonTim Selogic

PSoC® 4 BLE is an easy-to-use, ARM® Cortex™-M0 based, single-chip solution which integrates programmable analog front ends, programmable digital peripherals, CapSense® technology for touch-sensing, and a Bluetooth® LE (Low Energy) or Bluetooth Smart radio.

PRoC® BLE is an easy-to-use, ARM Cortex-M0 based, single-chip solution which integrates a Bluetooth LE radio and Cypress’s CapSense technology for touch-sensing.


Workshop Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand Cypress’s BLE one-chip solutions including PSoC 4 BLE and PRoC BLE
  • Understand the BLE architecture
  • Learn how to use Cypress’s BLE solutions and development environment to implement:
    • - BLE connections with PSoC 4 BLE and PRoC BLE
    • - One-chip, sensor-based, system designs with BLE connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT)
    • - One-chip, CapSense® touch-sensing user interface designs with BLE connectivity
    • - Learn how to design a solar-powered Beacon with temperature sensor


Workshop Agenda:

Time Topic
8:30 (30 min) Breakfast 
9:00 (15min) Setup and Install Software
9:15 (15min) Bluetooth and PSoC Terms
9:30 (15min) Demo #1: PSoC Creator™ and BLE Pioneer Kit Overview
9:45 (30min) Cypress BLE Solution Overview
10:15 (10min) Demo #2: BLE Component Overview
10:25 (45 min) Lab #1: Setup a BLE Connection
11:10 (30 min) BLE Architecture Overview
11:40 (30 min) Session Break
12:10 (45 min) Lab #2: IoT Sensor-Based System Design
12:55 (45 min) Lab #3: CapSense Design with BLE Connectivity
1:40 (10 min) Cypress BLE Modules
1:50 (45 min) Lab #5: Design a Solar-Powered Beacon with Temperature Sensor
2:35 (10 min) Wrap-up/End of Workshop



Required Software (preinstall before the Workshop):

PSoC Creator 3.3
CySmart 1.1
CY8CKIT-042-BLE Bluetooth Low Energy Pioneer Kit


Required Hardware:

BLE Pioneer Kit (you will receive a free dev kit at the workshop)

Solar-Powered IoT Kit (you will receive a free dev kit at the workshop)
Windows-based laptop with at least 2 free USB ports.

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