TI SensorTag CC2650 & CC2541 Sensors

Learn How To Read Sensors. This app displays all the sensors available in the TI Bluetooth Smart SensorTag CC2650.

To use SensorTag CC2541, please update the code in index.html according to the instructions in the file.

Run this example in Evothings Viewer, or build a Cordova app with the plugin com.evothings.ble. Device with support for Bluetooth 4.0 is required.

Source code

You can browse the source code for this example at the Evothings GitHub repository

The file index.html is the main file of the app, which also contains JavaScript code for the app that communicates with the SensorTag using BLE.

This examples uses a high-level JavaScript library for the SensorTag found in file libs/evothings/tisensortag/tisensortag.js.

What you need

This example runs in Evothings Viewer on Android or iOS.

You need to run the example in Evothings Viewer. Alternatively, you can make a Cordova application if you wish to distribute the app. You then need to include the Cordova plugin com.evothings.ble. Read more in the documentation of the Evothings Viewer.

An iOS device or an Android device with support for Bluetooth 4.0 (which includes BLE) is required. For Android version 4.3 or later is needed. Please note that BLE support on Android is still not fully mature. As a result, you may experience difficulties running this example. If the app stops working, restart Evothings Viewer and/or reset Bluetooth on the device.

You need the TI Bluetooth Smart SensorTag to run this example app, it sells from Texas Instruments website for $29.

How to get up and running

Follow these steps to get started with this example:

  • Run Evothings Workbench on your desktop/laptop computer.
  • Run Evothings Viewer on an Android mobile device and connect to the Workbench.
  • Launch the example "TI SensorTag Sensors" from the Workbench window.
  • Press the "activate" button on the SensorTag.
  • If everything works, the app should detect the SensorTag and start display sensor values. Also try pressing the two buttons on the top of the SensorTag.