Apache NimBLE is an open-source Bluetooth 5.0 stack (both Host & Controller) that completely replaces the proprietary SoftDevice on Nordic chipsets. It is part of Apache Mynewt project.
- Support for 251 byte packet size
- Support for all 4 roles concurrently - Broadcaster, Observer, Peripheral and Central
- Support for up to 32 simultaneous connections.
- Legacy and SC (secure connections) SMP support (pairing and bonding).
- Advertising Extensions.
- Coded (aka Long Range) and 2M PHYs.
- Bluetooth Mesh.