Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training

Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training

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Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training Course with Hands-on Exercises (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

This comprehensive four-day Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training course introduces and analyzes Bluetooth wireless networking based on Bluetooth specification 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate).

Participants begin by studying Bluetooth signal propagation characteristics, modulation, packet structure, data and audio processing, and error control. The role of the Bluetooth link manager in establishing a connection and implementing security and encryption measures is then discussed.

Various higher layers in the Bluetooth protocol stack are examined such as packet segmentation and reassembly, service discovery, the host controller interface, and the implementation of application profiles. The Bluetooth qualification program is discussed. Finally, the ability of Bluetooth to coexist with other wireless networks in the 2.4 GHz band is analyzed.

Duration: 4 days

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  • If you are familiar with some aspects of Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience/Target Group:

  • This Bluetooth course is for wireless system designers, developers, implementers, and others who require an in-depth understanding of the Bluetooth technology.

Prerequisites

  • Prior familiarity with wireless networks.

Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training – Objectives:

After completing this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Calculate the range of a Bluetooth radio over various signal paths
  • Explain the Bluetooth modulation and frequency hopping processes
  • Describe Bluetooth packet structure and error control options
  • Describe authentication and encryption methods available with Bluetooth
  • Explain how a Bluetooth device searches for other Bluetooth devices
  • Describe how a piconet is established and master-slave interaction occurs
  • Discuss the role of a Bluetooth profile
  • Understand the Bluetooth qualification program
  • Analyze Bluetooth’s ability to coexist with other wireless networks

Bluetooth Operation, Security, Applications and Coexistence Training – Course Outlines:

Part 1:  Bluetooth Overview

  • Bluetooth usage model and protocol stack
    • Categories of information transmission
    • Short range wireless features
    • Bluetooth protocol stack: Host and controller

Part 2: The Bluetooth Radio

  • Propagation and ranging
    • RF modeling in indoor environments
    • Calculating maximum range
    • Eavesdropping vulnerability
  • Modulation and radio performance
    • Frequency hopping spread spectrum and Bluetooth channel set
    • Basic rate (BR) and enhanced data rate (EDR) modulation
    • Low Energy (LE) modulation
    • Radio performance

Part 3: Baseband Signaling I

  • BR/EDR functional operation
    • Master/slave timing
    • Automatic Repeat Request (ARQ)
    • Addressing methods
    • Packet structure
    • Error control
    • Frequency hop parameters
    • Logical transport
    • Throughput in perfect and imperfect channels

Part 4: Baseband Signaling II

  • Bluetooth audio
    • Methods of voice encoding
    • SCO and eSCO packet structure and performance
    • SCO vs ACL for wireless audio
  • BR/EDR device discovery, connection, and low-power modes
    • Operational state diagram
    • Paging and inquiry processes
    • Sniff, hold, and park modes
    • Scatternet operation
  • LE baseband operation
    • State diagram
    • Addressing
    • Packet structure
    • Advertising, initiating, and connecting operation
    • Data channel and packet exchange

Part 5: Link Management

  • Overview of Link Management Protocol (LMP)
  • Link management operations
    • Link connection and detachment
    • Maintaining the link
  • LMP packets and examples
    • Link setup
    • Link control

Part 6: Higher Protocols

  • Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP)
    • L2CAP overview and purpose
    • Protocol multiplexing and channel definitions
    • L2CAP signaling and channel setup
  • Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
    • Client-server interaction
    • Service record and attributes
  • LE Attribute Protocol (ATT)
    • ATT operation on attributes
    • ATT retrieval
  • Host Controller Interface (HCI)
    • HCI overview and purpose
    • Summary of commands and events
    • HCI over USB transport example

Part 7: Profiles

  • Profile purpose and interaction
  • Generic Access Profile (GAP)
    • Purpose
    • BR/EDR operational modes
    • LE functions and roles
  • Headset Profile (HSP) and Handsfree Profile (HFP) [BR/EDR]
    • Fundamentals
    • Connections and usage
    • HSP and HFP comparison
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) [BR/EDR]
    • Protocol stack
    • Streaming process
    • A2DP and HSP comparison
  • LE profile examples
    • Generic Attribute (GATT) Profile
    • Find-Me Profile (FMP)

Part 8: Security

  • Overview
  • Shared and Public Key cryptography
  • Attack methods
  • Summary of legacy security
    • Link key generation and initialization
    • Combination key derivation
    • Authentication
    • Encryption
  • Secure Simple Pairing

Part 9: Qualification and Test

  • Qualification
    • Requirements
    • Program overview
    • Types of Bluetooth products
    • Steps to qualification
  • Testing
    • Development tools
    • Component test mode
    • Examples of devices and performance

Part 10: Coexistence

  • Coexistence overview
    • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi signal spectra
    • Interference modeling
  • Bluetooth-on-Bluetooth coexistence
    • Range of vulnerability
    • Simulation analysis
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi coexistence
    • Separated nodes
    • Collocated nodes
    • Examples and throughput analysis
  • Improving coexistence and interference mitigation
Bluetooth Course Wrap-up: Course Recap, Discussion, and Evaluation

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