04 Mar '16, 4pm

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Martin Woolley, programme manager at Bluetooth SIG, created the profile and Dr Joe Finney coded it, along with the rest of micro:bit's runtime, with his team at Lancaster. Although it is their day job, micro:bit has become a labour-of-love for many developers. "The entire micro:bit project is an amazing collaboration and a lot of people have been doing a lot of weekends," Woolley told Electronics Weekly. A 'profile' is a description of data and control features available on a particular Bluetooth-enabled device. It includes how and where this information can be accessed. Profiles are divided into 'services'. Micro:bit's profile has the following services: Accelerometer Temperature Magnetometer LEDs Push button IO pins Device information Device firmware update (DFU) Event service The first six access peripherals on the micro:bit board. For those not familiar with Bluetooth,...

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