Bootload Wirelessly Using the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (.PDF Download)

May 14, 2015

A bootloader makes it possible to update a product’s firmware in the field. Common communication interfaces like UART, I2C, SPI or USB can be used to update the firmware, which typically involves a wired connection between the bootloader host and the target. With the help of a Bluetooth-to-serial adapter, the same bootloading operation can be performed wirelessly. This becomes extremely useful if the target is located in an area that’s very hard to access physically or if the target is inside a sealed enclosure...

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