This file contains important information about the NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 and is organized into the following sections:
NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 includes the following new features:
NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 17.0 includes the following new features:
NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 16.0 includes the following new features:
Note Device-specific information about these modules is included in the NI Digital Waveform Generator/Analyzer Help.
NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 supports the following operating systems:
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Note NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 does not support Windows Server non-R2 editions.
NI recommends that you have the most recent service pack for your operating system installed.
Note You should install ADEs, such as NI LabVIEW or NI LabWindows™/CVI™, before installing NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0. To add support for ADEs installed after installing NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0, modify your NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 installation or launch the NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 installer again.
|Analysis Interactive Example||<NIDIR>\Bluetooth Toolkit\niBTA_Interactive_example.exe|
|DLL (32-bit OS/64-bit OS , 64-bit support)||<windows>\system32\|
|DLL (64-bit OS , 32-bit support)||<windows>\systemWOW64\|
Select Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI-Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit»Bluetooth Analysis Interactive Example to launch the Analysis Interactive Example.
Documentation for NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 is located at Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit»Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit Documentation. The documentation set is composed of the following documents.
|NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit Help||HTML/Windows Help|| Contains information about NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit products. The help is an HTML version of a traditional user manual that includes the following information: |
|NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit Readme||HTML (this document)||Contains information about supported hardware and operating systems, new features, fixed issues, and legal notices.|
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NI Bluetooth Analysis palette VIs are available from the Functions»RF Communications»Bluetooth»Analysis palette.
NI Bluetooth Analysis functions are available in LabWindows/CVI from the Library menu.
You can access all the installed NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit examples for LabVIEW and LabWindows/CVI at Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit»Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit Examples.
Examples also are available online that demonstrate integrating NI RF signal generators with NI RF signal analyzers and NI toolkit software including the Modulation Toolkit. Refer to ni.com/examples for these examples and for more information.
With this release, NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit support for Microsoft Windows 7 RTM (with no service pack), Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003. NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 and later will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0, you cannot use any installers built on this computer with any version of LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI™, NI TestStand™, or Measurement Studio on an unsupported OS.
For more information about the changes to our OS support for 2016, refer to KB 79UC78LS, Why Does my LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, Measurement Studio, or TestStand Built Installer Fail on Windows XP/Vista and Server 2003?.
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NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit versions are now aligned with the versions of major NI application software products. This alignment gives you information about the year the toolkit was released and the most recent software version the toolkit was designed to work with. Toolkit versions now start with a two-digit year indicator: <ProductName><Year-BasedVersion>. For example, NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 18.0 is the version released with LabVIEW 2018. The last version released under the old numbering scheme is NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 1.2. The first version released under the new numbering scheme is NI Bluetooth Analysis Toolkit 14.0.
The following item is a behavior change in Bluetooth Toolkit 17.0 from Bluetooth Toolkit 16.0.
No known issues.
The following items are changes in Bluetooth Toolkit 18.0 from Bluetooth Toolkit 17.0.
|Bug ID||Fixed Issue|
|688934||Fixed an issue where the estimated I and Q DC Offset results under the DEVM measurement were incorrect.|
|651369||Fixed an issue where an error was reported due to the runtime dependency on niScope_64.dll.|
|693593||Fixed an issue where de-whitening for Long Range packets was not as per the Bluetooth standard.|
The following items are changes in Bluetooth Toolkit 17.0 from Bluetooth Toolkit 16.0.
|Bug ID||Fixed Issue|
|641142||Fixed an issue where the results of Maximum Carrier Drift (Hz) properties of CFO and DF2 measurements had a wrong sign.|
The following items are changes in Bluetooth Toolkit 16.0 from Bluetooth Toolkit 15.0.
|Bug ID||Fixed Issue|
|558416||Fixed an issue where the behavior of burst synchronization type Preamble was similar to None for LE.|
|584720||Fixed an issue where the CFO calculation in the LE-Enhanced packets did not match the Bluetooth LE 2 Mbps Test Cases (draft version).|
The following items are changes in Bluetooth Toolkit 15.0 from Bluetooth Toolkit 14.5.
|Bug ID||Fixed Issue|
|542999||Fixed an issue where the average DF2avg and max/min DF2max computation did not match the Bluetooth Radio Frequency TSS and TP Specification 1.2/2.0/2.0 + EDR/2.1/2.1+EDR/4.0 standards.|
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