Chapter 6. The Lower Protocols of the Transport Group

This chapter and the following one present the protocols in the transport protocol group, from the radio up to and including L2CAP. In the Bluetooth specification, these protocols are detailed in over 600 pages. It is not within the scope of this book to recreate the algorithmic and implementation details of the specification. Instead, the key components of the protocols are highlighted. Readers who may want to learn about the protocols in more detail should supplement this reading with the study of the corresponding parts of the specification.

This chapter focuses on the lower-level functions (including the over-the-air protocols and information processing) in a Bluetooth system, which typically ...

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