Five considerations for designing Smart Edge Devices with Bluetooth 5


Bluetooth 5 is a key enabling technology for smart edge devices. This webinar will discuss design best practices when it comes to developing smart edge devices using Bluetooth 5 as a communications interface.

Hosted by Martin Keenan, Technical Director at Avnet Abacus, with a 40-minute presentation from Chetan Joshi and Pascal Meier from Panasonic Industry, this webinar will explore:

  • Bluetooth 5 standard
    • Specifications
    • Core vs. optional features
  • Bluetooth 5 use cases, including:
    • P2P
    • Broadcast
    • Mesh technology
  • How to handle trade-offs of low power consumption vs. performance
  • Security challenges, and the advantages of Bluetooth
  • The advantages of multi-protocol Bluetooth + 802.15.4 radio solutions
  • Q&A


    Presented by

Pascal Meier, Product Manager, Wireless Connectivity, Panasonic Industry Europe

Pascal Meier joined Panasonic Industry in 2017. As product manager Pascal is specifically responsible for wireless connectivity solutions business in EMEA. He holds a BSc in industrial engineering and an MSc in technology management.


Dr. Chetan Joshi, Business Development Manager, IoT, Panasonic Industry Europe

As part of Panasonic Industrys business development team, Chetan is responsible for wireless modules and sensors. He has worked on a number of of diverse projects across the EMEA region, from SME to big industry, and specialises in thermopile sensor, WiFi, ISM and Bluetooth technologies. He holds a Bachelors degree in engineering and technology, a Masters in electronic devices for embedded and communications applications and a PhD in electrical and electronics engineering.

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About Panasonic

Panasonic Wireless Connectivity solutions encompass a wide range of technologies, with a focus on helping design engineers increase their product’s speed-to-market. The Panasonic product portfolio covers all of the latest communication protocols with ready-to-use modules for Bluetooth® BR/EDR, Bluetooth® dual mode functionality, Bluetooth® low energy functionality and Wi-Fi. Designed with simplicity in mind, Panasonic Wireless Connectivity solutions allow design engineers to quickly extend wireless communication into their feature set without a comprehensive knowledge base of wireless hardware and software design.

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