Bluetooth Framework is the Software Developer Kit (SDK) for software developers that provides an easy access to the Bluetooth features on Windows desktop platforms. Bluetooth Framework is the part of Wireless Communication Library but can be used as stand alone library.

Bluetooth Framework Editions

  • .NET Edition is the native set of .NET (C#/VB.NET) classes written in C#
  • C++ Edition has been developed to be used with Microsoft Visual C++ (or any other C++ compiler)
  • VCL Edition is the native set of Delphi/CBuilder Bluetooth components written in Delphi (Pascal)

Supported drivers

Bluetooth Framework supports the following Bluetooth drivers: BlueSoleil, Microosft and Toshiba.

Supported features

BlueSoleil Bluetooth Drivers
Microsoft Bluetooth Drivers
Toshiba Bluetooth Drivers
Bluetooth LE (BLE) GATT profile  1
Monitoring Bluetooth LE Proximity Beacon (iBeacon)  2
Monitoring Bluetooth LE Eddystone Beacon  2
Capturing Raw Bluetooth LE Advertisement frames  2
Advertising as Bluetooth LE Proximity Beacon (iBeacon)  2
Advertising as Bluetooth LE Eddystone UID Beacon  2
Advertising as Bluetooth LE Eddystone URL Beacon  2
Enumerating and Managing Local Bluetooth Radios
Searching for Remote Bluetooth Enabled Devices
Measuring RSSI  3
Enumerating Bluetooth Services on a Remote Device
Bluetooth Manual Pairing
Bluetooth Automatic Pairing (SilentAuth)
Bluetooth RFCOMM Client
Bluetooth RFCOMM Server
Bluetooth Vitual COM Ports
Detecting Bluetooth device type
OBEX Object Push Profile Client
  • 1  Bluetooth LE GATT features are supported only with BluetSoleil and Microsoft Bluetooth drivers.
  • 2  Bluetooth LE Beacons are supported only with Microsoft Bluetooth drivers on Windows 10 platform.
  • 3  RSSI measurement available with BlueSoleil, Toshiba and Microsoft Bluetooth drivers (Windows 10 for Microsoft driver required).

Download

Download the demo version of the Bluetooth Framework

Demo version limitations

  • Nag-screen appears when you start and stop using the Bluetooth Framework;
  • You can not use demo version for developing free or commercial applications;
  • You can not use demo version for developing applications for your own needs;
  • The demo version is for trial use only.
Bluetooth Framework Edition Version Download link Online help
.NET Edition 7.4.0.0 Download Online Help
C++ Edition 7.4.0.0 Download Online Help
VCL Edition 7.4.0.0 Download Online Help

Installation guide

  1. Close all instances of your IDE running on your computer.
  2. If you already have previous version of the Library installed on your computer, you must uninstall it.
  3. Unzip contents of the downloaded zip-file and run WclBluetoothDemo_XXX.exe.
  4. Follow the installation wizard guide.

Purchase

Buy the full version of the Bluetooth Framework

Licensing

Bluetooth Framework is licensed per developer. This means that each developer who uses Bluetooth Framework must have own license. It is not licensed per machine or per server.
Each developer who has the license can install Bluetooth Framework on any number of computers in case it is used only by this developer.

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