Texas Instruments CC2560 Bluetooth Smart Ready Controller is a complete BR/EDR/LE HCI solution that reduces design effort and enables fast time to market. Based on TI's seventh-generation core, this device brings a product-proven solution that supports 4.0 dual mode (BR/EDR/LE) protocols. TI's power-management hardware and software algorithms provide significant power savings in all commonly used BR/EDR/LE modes of operation. When coupled with an MCU device, this HCI device provides best-in-class RF performance for mobile phone accessories, sports and fitness applications, wireless audio solutions, remote controls, and toys.
With transmit power and receive sensitivity, TI CC2560 provides a best-in-class range of about 2x, compared to other BLE-only solutions. A royalty-free software stack available from TI is pre-integrated with TI's MSP430 and Stellaris MCUs.