Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Smart SoC

Add Bluetooth Smart (BLE) Connectivity to your IoT Devices with an Energy-Efficient ARM® Cortex®-M4 Based Wireless SoC

Use Energy-Friendly Hardware

Balance Performance and Power

  • 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 core with up to 256 kB Flash
  • Increase range with an integrated power amplifier which delivers up to +19.5 dBm output power
  • Minimize power consumption with fast MCU wake up times, autonomous operation of peripherals and low energy modes
  • Accelerate internet security with hardware cryptography
Integrated chip Antenna 

Simplified Software Development

Simplicity Studio Design Environment

BGScript Programming 
  • Bluetooth Smart Software Stack
  • Scripting and C-based programming
  • Visual energy profiling and optimization
  • Graphical wireless application development
  • Software reuse from module to SoC

$99 Wireless Starter Kit

ARM Cortex-M4 MCU 
  • Energy-friendly wireless connectivity with low active current for radio and MCU, fast wakeup times and autonomous operation of peripherals
  • Improved signal range and easier system design with an integrated power amplifier capable of 19.5 dBm output power
  • Expanded security options with encryption including AES-128, AES-256, SHA-1, SHA-2 and ECC
  • Simplified software and system design with concurrent MCU and wireless development using Simplicity Studio