Is there a way to use my tablets intern bluetooth with nRF-Connect?

asked 2017-03-20 15:14:51 +0100

I own a Surface Pro 3 which has only one USB-Port. Can I set up nRF-Connect with the internal Bluetooth instead of using an USB Hub to connect two development kits?

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answered 2017-03-20 15:26:02 +0100

It is not possible. nRF Connect is using serialization driver which communicates with serialization firmware in DK.That is something completely different than "normal" bluetooth dongles that are driven by HCI-based communication.

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you beat me to it, didn't refresh the page before I posted:)

Vidar Berg ( 2017-03-20 15:30:50 +0100 )editconvert to answer
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answered 2017-03-20 15:27:43 +0100

Unfortunately, nRF connect uses the serialized softdevice (our bluetooth stack) API together with the pc-ble-driver. So you must have a nRF5x board programmed with the connectivity FW connected to your tablet.

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