Toshiba Starts Sample Shipments of Bluetooth® IC for Small Sized Applications such as Thermal Sensors and Toys
Promoting Adoption of Bluetooth® Communication
TOKYO - Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced the start of sample shipments of “TC35661SBG-700”, a Bluetooth® IC for use in small applications, such as thermal sensors, vibration sensors and toys.
The new IC integrates a rewritable memory for downloading users’ custom programs, which are stored in EEPROM. This enables customization without any need for an external microcontroller. The IC promotes adoption of Bluetooth® communication for small applications that do not have wireless functions, due to cost and PCB size restrictions
The IC incorporates the Bluetooth® Serial Port Profile (SPP) that is widely used for smartphones and other mobile equipment, facilitating development of Bluetooth® compliant applications.
General wireless data communication such as remote control, sensor devices, toy; healthcare; and accessories for smartphone.
Main Specification of the New Product
Part Number TC35661SBG-700
Operation Voltage 1.8V or 3.3V
Package TFBGA64, 5mm×5mm, 0.5mm Ball pitch
Bluetooth® version Ver.3.0
User Memory Size 13KB
Corresponding profile Serial Port Profile
Interface UART, I2C, GPIO
Other features Function to execute user program,GPIO function, Sleep mode, Host wake-up.
* Bluetooth SIG owns the registered trademark, Toshiba uses it under license.
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