The market for low power, portable wireless devices is exploding, and the Bluetooth low energy 4.0 specification is a key part of developing such systems. This article looks at how modules from manufacturers such as Laird Wireless, connectBlue and Bluegiga that support the 4.0 specification can be used to develop wearable and low-power medical equipment with development environments such as the one provided by CSR.
A whole new generation of portable, wearable, and connected home equipment is set to take advantage of Bluetooth Smart technology. With the 4.0 version of Bluetooth Low Energy, existing designs can be easily upgraded to connect to smartphones and tablets for a wide range of new applications. Pre-qualified modules and development kits to support highly-integrated silicon devices help developers add this capability quickly and easily.
Read the article http://www.digikey.com/articles/techzone/2014/jun/how-to-build-low-power-wireless-systems-using-bluetooth-smart-4?sc_lang=en.