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Python-based Bluetooth Device Management

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A library for managing bluetooth devices using Python, Bluez and DBus.


Installing the RTP/SBC codec (this must be done first):

sudo make -C codecs install

Note: the default platform is x86 (mmx). To build for a different platform e.g., armv6 then run sudo make -C codecs install PLATFORM=armv6 instead.

Install the python library by running:

pip install BT-Manager


Documentation is hosted at



Bug fix for issue #1 causing erroneous signal receiver notifications.


Added support for:

  • BTInput (org.bluez.Input)


Initial release supporting Bluez 4.x dbus API with following interfaces:

  • BTManager (org.bluez.Manager)
  • BTAdapter (org.bluez.Adapter)
  • BTDevice (org.bluez.Device)
  • BTMedia (org.bluez.Media)
  • BTMediaTransport (org.bluez.MediaTransport)
  • BTAudioSource (org.bluez.AudioSource)
  • BTAudioSink (org.bluez.AudioSink)


  • BTAgent (org.bluez.Agent)
  • SBCAudioSink (org.bluez.MediaEndpoint): endpoint/transport for connecting A2DP SBC source
  • SBCAudioSource (org.bluez.MediaEndpoint): endpoint/transport for connecting A2DP SBC sink


  • UUID decoding for identifying supported services
  • Class of device decoding to device service, major and minor classes
  • Device vendors codes and names for device vendor decoding
  • Audio codec types and SBC codec configuration attributes

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