Bluetooth mesh

A scalable mesh technology 

The technology 

Concurrent multicast in large-scale networks

Bluetooth mesh is a state-of-the-art standard that extends the capabilities of Bluetooth Low Energy to include the mesh networking. It enables powerful concurrent multicast (many-to-many) communication in networks with thousands of devices. The functionality is a vital update for new applications in lighting, sensor networking, predictive maintenance, asset tracking and positioning.

Bluetooth mesh is a managed flooding mesh, which is a simple and reliable approach to distribute messages in a larger networks. Reliability is ensured with multiple paths from source to destination and there is no single point of failure. Security permeates the technology, network and application security are completely separated, and protection against attacks is built in.

Nordic's offering

for Bluetooth mesh

Nordic offers the complete solution for Bluetooth mesh development, with the nRF52 Series SoC, nRF5 SDK for Mesh and nRF Mesh. The nRF52 Series is a family of advanced multiprotocol SoCs, with different memory sizes and capabilities, allowing you to select the perfect SoC for your application. The nRF5 SDK for Mesh is the Software Development Kit for Bluetooth mesh, it contains a Bluetooth mesh profile v1.0 stack, models and examples. nRF Mesh are open source libraries for building your own Android and iOS Bluetooth mesh apps. It is also the name of the apps demonstrating a subset of the capabilities of the libraries.

nRF52 Series SoCs

Supporting Bluetooth mesh

nRF52832 SoC

General-purpose nRF52 Series multiprotocol SoC with high performance and broad peripheral set.

64 MHz Cortex-M4F
512/256 KB Flash, 64/32 KB RAM
2.4 GHz Transceiver
2 Mbps, 1 Mbps
Bluetooth 5, Bluetooth mesh
ANT
+4 dBm TX Power
128-bit AES CCM
UART, SPI, TWI, PDM, I2S
PWM
12-bit ADC

NFC-A


nRF52840 SoC

High-end nRF52 Series multiprotocol SoC for high-performance, feature-rich applications with best-in-class security.

64 MHz Cortex-M4F
1 MB Flash, 256 KB RAM
2.4 GHz Transceiver
2 Mbps, 1 Mbps, Long Range
Bluetooth 5, Bluetooth mesh
ANT, 802.15.4, Thread, Zigbee
+8 dBm TX Power
128-bit AES CCM, ARM CryptoCell
UART, SPI, TWI, PDM, I2S, QSPI
PWM
12-bit ADC
NFC-A
USB 2.0

Software Development Kit

for Bluetooth mesh

nRF5 SDK for Mesh

The nRF5 SDK for mesh is ideal for developing applications that use Bluetooth mesh networks . It is a richly featured SDK for building sophisticated solutions with Bluetooth mesh.

Mobile app

for Bluetooth mesh provisioning, configuration and control

nRF Mesh

The nRF Mesh apps enables you to provision, configure and control Bluetooth mesh networks, to demonstrate a subset of the capabilities of the nRF Mesh open source libraries.

Source code available!

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