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Bluetooth LE

(Bluetooth Low Energy) The low-power transmission technology introduced in Bluetooth 4. Bluetooth LE was originally the Wibree technology from Nokia, which was renamed Bluetooth Ultra Low Power (ULP) in 2007 and Bluetooth LE (BLE) in 2009.

Using watch batteries, Bluetooth LE devices can operate for months or years before requiring replacement. Operating in the 2.4GHz frequency band, Bluetooth LE supports peer-to-peer and star topologies. See ANT.

Smart = Low
Smart Ready = Low and High
Products with the "Smart only" branding are Bluetooth LE. "Smart Ready" devices support both classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth LE.

Bluetooth LE Audio
Until 2020, the primary audio codec in Bluetooth has been the subband codec (see SBC). Bluetooth LE Audio introduced the Low Complexity Communications Codec (LC3) that promises better quality using less energy. As a result, products such as hearing aids can use smaller batteries.

Bluetooth LE Audio also adds broadcasting, which allows users to share their music with one or more people. See Bluetooth versions.
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According to a recent report from ABI Research, Bluetooth LE devices are forecasted to reach over 1.6 billion annual shipments by 2023, representing a 27 percent compound annual growth rate between 2018 and 2023 or tripling in size.
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Technology Frequency Some Adopters ANT 2.4 GHz Garmin, Fitbit, Nike Bluetooth LE 2.4 GHz Apple, many others Thread 2.4 GHz Google, Yale Locks ZigBee 915 MHz/2.4 GHz Samsung, Philips Z-WAVE 908 MHz ADT and Honeywell
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