Chapter 3. The Service Discovery Application Profile

Introduction

The Generic Access Profile, Chapter 2, offered us a foundation on which we can base our governing profiles. It established generic behaviour for devices during discoverability, connectability and provided common characteristics at the user interface level, through the use of rules and procedures.

In a similar manner, the Service Discovery Application Profile (SDAP) provides us with a foundation on which we can establish user-level clarity with the discovered services of Bluetooth-enabled devices that are in radio range. The SDAP establishes a level of basic functionality, abstracted from the Service Discovery Protocol (SDP). Like the Generic Object Exchange Profile, Chapter 11, it ...

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