Windows Bluetooth Framework

Bluetooth Framework is a library for using Bluetooth on Windows. There are editions for .NET, c++ and VCL. While the framework has many features, those of particular interest to Bluetooth LE developers are:

  • Enumerating and managing local Bluetooth radios
  • Searching for remote Bluetooth enabled devices
  • Measuring RSSI
  • Bluetooth LE (BLE) GATT profile client
  • Monitor Bluetooth LE beacons: Proximity beacon (iBeacon), Alt Beacon and Eddystone Beacons
  • Capture raw Bluetooth LE advertisement frames
  • Custom Bluetooth LE Advertising