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Arduino iOS Blueprints by Fabrizio Boco

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Communication methods between Arduino and iOS devices

iOS is not so open platform, especially from the hardware point of view. Apple requires that the hardware devices connected to iPhone or iPad should not only be compliant with straight requirements, but also be certified by Apple itself. For this, they need to join an Apple dedicated program (MFi: http://apple.co/1PwSeWO). The requirements to join the program are very tight, and only a large company can fulfill them.

Nevertheless, Apple allows the use of TCP/IP and Bluetooth BLE to communicate with any external device. These are the two methods that we are going to use all over the book to transfer data with Arduino. On Arduino's side, we have to choose additional hardware that is compatible ...

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