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Bluetooth Overview

This wiki introduce how to update the Bluetooth firmware for the Wireless Core Realtek RTL8720 on Wio Terminal, as well as installing all the dependent libraries for Wio Terminal to enable BLE functionality.

Update the Wireless Core Firmware(BLE)

In order to use the Bluetooth functionality, you must update the Bluetooth firmware to the Wireless Core to Wio Terminal.

Tools and Set-ups

Same configuration as updating network firmware, Please follow this guide for tools and procedures, but use the Bluetooth Firmware files below.

Bluetooth Firmware Files

Download the Bluetooth Firmware Files from here

Note

Bluetooth and WIFI can use the same firmware.

Libraries Installations

  • Update your ArduinoSAMD Core for Seeed's board to the latest verison: ≥1.8.0.

Installing the Seeed_Arduino_rpcBLE

  1. Visit the Seeed_Arduino_rpcBLE repositories and download the entire repo to your local drive.

  2. Now, the library can be installed to the Arduino IDE. Open the Arduino IDE, and click sketch -> Include Library -> Add .ZIP Library, and choose the Seeed_Arduino_rpcBLE file that you've have just downloaded.

InstallLibrary

Installing the Seeed_Arduino_rpcUnified

  1. Visit the Seeed_Arduino_rpcUnified repositories and download the entire repo to your local drive.

  2. Now, the library can be installed to the Arduino IDE. Open the Arduino IDE, and click sketch -> Include Library -> Add .ZIP Library, and choose the Seeed_Arduino_rpcUnified file that you've have just downloaded.