Bluetooth - Hardware vs Software

Brad Midgley bmidgley at
Fri Oct 5 17:47:48 CEST 2007


Yes it is a bluetooth 2.0+extended data rate adapter (strangely there
are a few bt2.0 devices without edr)

The available profiles are determined by the software stack.


On 10/5/07, Jonathon Suggs <jsuggs at> wrote:
> I'll just be honest and say that I am just too lazy to search the tubes
> for the answer, so here goes.
>  From the bluetooth perspective, are many/any of the profiles dependent
> upon hardware or can just about any hardware module implement the
> profiles via software?  I thought that Bluetooth 2.0 was supposed to
> have a higher data transmission rate, so I would think that would
> require appropriate hardware upgrades, but I could be wrong.  That said,
> it wasn't completely obvious from the wiki whether the Bluetooth module
> was 2.0 capable or not.
> I'm not a Bluetooth idiot, I just don't know where the line is drawn
> between hardware and software.  Any clarification would be appreciated.
> -Jonathon
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