More on Extending the Windows CE Bluetooth Hands Free Profile

In a previous blog article I discussed the basics of extending the Windows CE Bluetooth Hands Free Profile.  This included how to plug into the Audio Gateway (AG) in order to send and receive AT commands from a Hands Free (HF) device.  In this article I will discuss exactly what commands you might want to…

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Bluetooth Notifications on Windows Mobile 5

For Windows Mobile 5.0 we added a new set of APIs for getting notifications from the Windows CE Bluetooth stack.   RequestBluetoothNotifications StopBluetoothNotifications   There is more information on using these APIs here.  Today you can capture notifications related to baseband connection / disconnection, pairing, security, state of the stack (on/off), and various other notifications.  …

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Bluetooth Virtual COM Ports

The Windows CE Bluetooth stack has the capability to expose a COM port interface to applications.  This allows legacy applications that communicate over serial ports to use the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile.  Common applications of this include GPS and printing.   On Windows Mobile 5.0, we now provide user interface to configure BT virtual COM…

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Extending the Bluetooth Hands Free Profile

Windows CE supports the Bluetooth Hands Free Profile Audio Gateway (AG).  This profile allows you to use a Bluetooth headset or car kit as a hands free (HF) device.  This feature is supported on Windows CE 5.0 and Windows Mobile 5.0 (and WM2003 SE).  You can find the Hands Free specification at www.bluetooth.org.   On…

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About Greg…

Hi, my name is Greg Scott.  I have been working as a developer on the Windows CE Networking team since June, 2002.  I work on various wireless networking technologies but my primary focus is Bluetooth these days.  In the past I’ve also worked on Wi-Fi, residential gateways, and UPnP. If there is anything specific you…

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