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BLE & Bluetooth

  • EZ-BLE Bluetooth Low Energy Modules

Cypress' Bluetooth portfolio consists of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)-only and dual-mode Bluetooth solution that supports Bluetooth Classic i.e. Basic Rate (BR) and Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) as well as BLE. Cypress' Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) portfolio consists of WICED™ SMART, PSoC® 4 BLE and PSoC 6 BLE System-on-Chip (SoC) devices and System-in-Package (SiP) modules. The Cypress dual-mode Bluetooth portfolio includes Bluetooth 5.0 core specification-compliant, BR + EDR + BLE devices and modules that integrate Bluetooth standard profiles and protocols for embedded applications. All of Cypress' Bluetooth Modules are fully integrated, fully certified, programmable modules designed for ease-of-use and reducing time-to-market.

Getting Started with Dual-mode Bluetooth Devices

  1. Download and install the latest version of WICED Studio
  2. Purchase a kit for your Dual-Mode Bluetooth device
  3. Join the Cypress IoT Community

Getting Started with PSoC + BLE

  1. Watch the Introduction to PSoC 4 BLE
  2. Download PSoC Creator IDE to begin development
  3. Purchase the $49 Bluetooth Low Energy Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-042-BLE)
  4. Start your first PSoC 4 BLE or PRoC BLE design
  5. Join the Cypress IoT Community

Getting Started with WICED SMART (WICED BLE-only solutions)

  1. Download and install the WICED SMART SDK
  2. Purchase a kit for your WICED SMART device
  3. Join the Cypress IoT Community

Getting Started with WICED EZ-BLE/EZ-BT Modules

  1. Choose a EZ-BLE or EZ-BT WICED Module
  2. Download and install the WICED SMART SDK or WICED Studio
  3. Purchase a kit for your EZ-BLE or EZ-BT WICED Module
  4. Download the associated Platform Files for your kit
  5. Join the Cypress IoT Community

Getting Started with EZ-BLE Creator Modules

  1. Watch the Introduction to EZ-BLE PRoC Module video
  2. Download the PSoC Creator IDE to begin development on EZ-BLE Modules
  3. Purchase the $49 Bluetooth Low Energy Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-042-BLE) and the respective EZ-BLE Evaluation Board
  4. Download the Getting Started with EZ-BLE Creator Modules Application Note
  5. Join the Cypress IoT Community

Bluetooth (BR + EDR + BLE) Connectivity Solution

Family CYW20706 CYW20719 CYW20735
Product Selector Guide
Technology Bluetooth (BR + EDR + BLE) Bluetooth (BR + EDR + BLE) Bluetooth (BR + BLE)
Bluetooth Spec. Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
RX Sensitivity -93.5 dBm -95.5 dBm -94.5 dBm
Max. TX Power 12 dBm (Programmable TX Power) 4 dBm (Programmable TX Power) 10 dBm (Programmable Tx Power)
Power-Class Class 1, Class 2 Class 2 Class 1, Class 2
CPU Core Arm Cortex M3 Arm Cortex M4 Arm Cortex M4
Flash/EEPROM Ext. Flash/EEPROM support
Internal 848 KB ROM
1 MB Flash, 2 MB ROM Ext. Flash/EEPROM support
Internal 2 MB ROM
SRAM 352 KB 512 KB 384 KB
Coexistence Interface GCI SECI (2-wire) GCI SECI (2-wire) GCI SECI (2-wire)
Serial Interfaces 2 UART, 2 SPI, I2C, PCM, I2S 2 UART, 2 SPI, I2C, PCM, I2S 2 UART, 2 SPI, I2C, PCM, I2S
ADC 10-bit @ 100 KHz (Static)
13-bit @ 16 KHz (Audio)
10-bit @ 100 Kksps (Static)
13-bit @ 16 Ksps (Audio)
10-bit @ 100 Kksps (Static)
13-bit @ 16 Ksps (Audio)
GPIOs Up to 24 16 (QFN), 40 (WLCSP) 25
Other Features 4 PWMs, Infrared TX/RX,
4 TRIAC controls
6 PWMs, Infrared TX Analog MIC interface
Datasheet
Software Support WICED Studio 6.0 (or later) WICED Studio 6.1 (or later) WICED Studio 6.2
Partner Modules Module Selector Guide Module Selector Guide Module Selector Guide
Kit

CYW920706WCDEVAL

CYW920719Q40EVB-01

CYW920735Q60EVB-01

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Connectivity Solutions

Family CYW20737 CYW20736 PSoC 4 BLE PSoC 6 BLE
Product Selector Guide
Technology BLE
Bluetooth Spec. Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 5.0
RX Sensitivity -93 dBm -93 dBm -91 dBm -95 dBm
Max. TX Power 4 dBm 4 dBm 3 dBm 4 dBm
CPU Core Arm Cortex M3 Arm Cortex M3 Arm Cortex M0 Arm Cortex M4,
Arm Cortex M0+
Flash/EEPROM External External 128/256 KB Flash 1024 KB Flash
SRAM 60 KB 60 KB 16/32 KB 288 KB
Touch Sensing - - CapSense® with Gestures CapSense® with Gestures
Serial Interfaces 2 UART,2 SPI,I2C 2 UART,2 SPI,I2C 2 SPI/2 UART/2 I2C/I2S 9 Serial Communication blocks)
Timers/Counters/PWMs 4 PWMs 4 PWMs 4 Timers/Counters/PWMs 32
Universal Digital Blocks - - 4 12
ADC 10-bit DelSig @ 187 Ksps 10-bit DelSig @ 187 Ksps 12-bit SAR @ 1 Msps 12-bit SAR @ 1Msps
Opamps - - 4 2
Comparators - - 2 2
GPIOs 14 40 36 104
Other Features Security Engine,
Infrared TX/RX,
NFC Pairing Support,
Wireless Charging (A4WP),
LE Audio
Infrared TX/RX,
Wireless Charging (A4WP),
LE Audio
LCD Direct Drive,
All standard and
custom BLE profiles
LCD Direct Drive,
All standard and
custom BLE profiles, security
Datasheet
Software Support WICED WICED PSoC Creator PSoC Creator
Peripheral Driver Library (PDL)
Cypress Modules CYW20737S, CYW20737L CYW20736S, CYW20736E EZ-BLE PSoC Modules -
Partner Modules

Embedded Masters,

F1media,

Inventek

Embedded Masters,

F1media,

Inventek

- -
Kit

BCM92073X_LE_TAG4

BCM92073X_LE_KIT

​Partner Kits

BCM92073X_LE_TAG4

BCM92073X_LE_KIT

​Partner Kits

Development Kits

Module Evaluation Boards

PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-062-BLE)

Bluetooth Partner Modules
WICED SMART SDK-Based BLE SiP Modules
WICED-based EZ-BLE and EZ-BT Modules
PSoC Creator-based EZ-BLE Modules
EZ-BLE and EZ-BT Bluetooth Module Certifications

Dual-mode Bluetooth Silicon(Supported in WICED Studio)

Product Document
CYW20706

CYW20706 Bluetooth SoC for Embedded Devices Datasheet

CYW20706 product guide

CYW20706 and CYW20719 Low-Power Modes

CYW20719

CYW20719 Enhanced Low Power, BR/EDR/BLE Bluetooth 5.0 SOC Datasheet

CYW20719 product guide

CYW20719 Hardware Design Guidelines

CYW20719 MIPI Display Interface Guide

CYW20706 and CYW20719 Low-Power Modes

 

BLE-Only Silicon (Supported in WICED SMART SDK)

Product Document
CYW20737

CYW20737 Datasheet

CYW20737L Module Datasheet

CYW20736

CYW20736 Datasheet

 

PSoC4 BLE Silicon (Supported in PSoC Creator)

Document Type Title
Application Notes

Getting Started with PSoC® 4 BLE

PSoC 4 BLE / PRoC BLE Crystal Oscillator Selection and Tuning Techniques

PSoC® 4 BLE and PRoC™ BLE - Over-The-Air (OTA) Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) Guide

PSoC 4 BLE - Designing BLE Applications

Creating a BLE Custom Profile

Designing for Low Power and Estimating Battery Life for BLE Applications

Device Models and Reports

CAD Library for PSoC 4XX8_BLE Family

Design Guides

Antenna Design and RF Layout Guidelines

PSoC® 4 and PSoC® 6 MCU CapSense® Design Guide

 

EZ-BLE and EZ-BT Bluetooth Modules

Document Type Title
Module Solutions Roadmap Roadmap
Datasheets

CYBLE-416045-02

CYBLE-022001-00

CYBLE-012011-00

CYBLE-222005-00

CYBLE-212019-00

CYBLE-222014-01

CYBLE-212020-01

CYBLE-212006-01, CYBLE-202007-01, CYBLE-202013-11

CYBLE-014008-00

CYBLE-214009-00

CYBLE-214015-01

CYBLE-224110-00

CYBLE-224116-01

CYBLE-0130XX-00

CYBT-343026-01

CYBT-353027-02

CYBT-413034-02

CYBT-423028-02

CYBT-483039-02

Application Notes, User Guides, and Design Resources

Getting Started With EZ-BLE Creator Modules

Getting Started with EZ-BLE WICED Modules

EZ-Serial User Guide

3D Model Files for EZ-BLE/EZ-BT Modules - KBA218122

 

For additional technical content, please visit http://www.cypress.com/wicedcommunity

Dual-mode Bluetooth Silicon(Supported in WICED Studio)
BLE-Only Silicon (Supported in WICED SMART SDK)
PSoC4 BLE Silicon (Supported in PSoC Creator)
EZ-BLE and EZ-BT Bluetooth Modules

WICED Studio

WICED Studio is the only SDK for the Internet of Things (IoT) that combines Wi-Fi and Bluetooth into a single integrated development environment. In addition to providing WICED APIs and an application framework designed to abstract complexity, WICED Studio also leverages many common industry standards. WICED Studio is available as a separate installer bundled with the WICED™ Integrated Development Environment.

Learn More/Download

 

 

WICED SMART SDK

The WICED Smart SDK includes the tools and software needed to develop, program and debug WICED SMART BLE products. The SDK is available as a standalone compressed file or as a separate installer bundled with the WICED™ Integrated Development Environment.

Learn More/Download

WICED SMART Bluetooth Low Energy

 

EZ-SERIAL™

EZ-Serial is a firmware platform built on top of Cypress EZ-BLE Modules, providing an easy-to-use method for accessing the most common hardware and communication features for BLE-based applications. EZ-Serial is provided for Creator-based and WICED-based modules listed on this webpage.

Learn More/Download

EZ-SERIAL

 

PSoC Creator

PSoC Creator is an Integrated Design Environment (IDE) which allows concurrent hardware and application firmware design of PRoC BLE and PSoC 4 BLE systems. These systems are designed using classic, familiar schematic capture supported by over 120 pre-verified, production-ready PSoC Components™.

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PSoC Creator

 

PSoC Programmer

PSoC Programmer is a flexible, integrated programming application for programming PSoC devices. PSoC Programmer can be used with PSoC Designer and PSoC Creator to program any design onto a PSoC device. PSoC Programmer supports all PRoC BLE and PSoC 4 BLE devices.

Note: PSoC Programmer is bundled with the PSoC Creator installer.

Learn More Download

PSoC Programmer

 

CySmart™ Bluetooth® LE Host Emulation Tool

The kits require the CySmart host emulator utility for testing and debugging GATT server configuration on PRoC BLE and PSoC 4 BLE based peripherals.

Learn More Download

CySmart™ Bluetooth® LE Host Emulation Tool

 

CySmart™ - iOS Mobile App

CySmart™ is a Bluetooth® Low Energy utility developed by Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. CySmart can be used to connect to various BLE products and also can be used along with BLE development kits from Cypress, including the CY8CKIT-042-BLE PSoC® 4 BLE Pioneer Kit.

Learn More App Store

CySmart™ - iOS Mobile App

 

CySmart™ - Android Mobile App

CySmart™ is a Bluetooth® Low Energy utility developed by Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. CySmart can be used to connect to various BLE products and also can be used along with BLE development kits from Cypress, including the CY8CKIT-042-BLE PSoC® 4 BLE Pioneer Kit.

Learn More Google Play Store

CySmart™ - Android Mobile App

Bluetooth Classic + BLE

SPEAKERS/HEADSETS
Recommended Device:
BCM20706
HID
Recommended Devices:
BCM20730
BCM20733
REMOTE CONTROLS
Recommended Devices:
BCM20735
BCM20734
Automation Gateway
AUTOMATION GATEWAYS
Recommended Device:
BCM20706
EMBEDDED BLUETOOTH
Recommended Devices:
BCM20706
HCI-BASED BLUETOOTH
Recommended Devices:
BCM20707
BCM20704

Bluetooth Low Energy

WEARABLES
BEACONS & TAGS
Recommended Devices:
BCM20736
CYBL1117x/CYBL1016x
TOYS
Recommended Devices:
BCM20736
CYBL1117x/CYBL1016x
INDUSTRIAL & HOME AUTOMATION
HID & REMOTE CONTROLS
Recommended Devices:
BCM20738
CYBL1016x/CYBL1046x
MEDICAL