Bluetooth Low Energy

Bluetooth Low Energy (a.k.a Bluetooth LE, BTLE, Bluetooth Smart)



These examples are for Mbed 2 and not maintained up to date.

Latest Mbed OS 5 examples for Bluetooth can be found here:


Bluetooth low energy (BLE) is a wireless technology standard for personal area networks. BLE is targeted for very low power devices, devices that can run on a coin cell battery for months or years. Typical applications that uses BLE are health care, fitness trackers, beacons, smart home, security, entertainment, proximity sensors, Industrial and automotive. BLE ecosystem is centered around Smart phones, tablets and PCs.

Developing BLE applications on mbed

Additional documentation specific to supported services is provided in the code section.

BLE supported hardware platforms on mbed

More Technical Information

BLE Specifications

Development Resources



    High level Bluetooth Low Energy API and radio abstraction layer

    Last updated: 14 Sep 2016 1209 8130