Release Date

April 9, 2019 (Final)

March XX, 2019 (Planned)

Important Notes

  • Controller is now qualifiable and passes all required tests cases for BT 5.0 certification (including Extended Advertising scanner and advertiser)
  • Host continues to be qualifiable and passes all required PTS test cases
    • Qualification ID (QDID) is 111164

New Features

  • Linux port of BLE host
  • Support for RX/TX power with RF path compensation
  • New bttester application used for automated testing

Enhancement/Fixes to existing features 

  • Tons of bugfixes related to qualification process
  • BLE Mesh improvements - fixes and resync with latest Zephyr code
  • More BLE Mesh sample applications
  • RIOT OS port fixes and improvements
  • btshell sample application improvements

Known Issues and Limitations

Connecting second peripheral on nRF51 fails.


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