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Smart USB Dongle

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The Smart USB Dongle device (SSD005), designed and delivered by our partner Smart Sensor Devices AB in Sweden, is a fully integrated USB to Bluetooth® LE solution.

It is based on SmartBond™ DA14683 high-security Bluetooth LE SoC supporting a collection of standard profiles and services.

The solution can be customized by programming your own application and adding your logo before delivery.

Field SW updates are supported on the on-board Flash memory.

Custom settings can either be stored on FLASH memory or on OTP memory for higher integrity.


The device is suitable for secured Identity and payment applications.
Dedicated Crypto engine with an Elliptic Curve Controller (ECC), AES-256, SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-512 and True Random Number Generator.


CE Declaration including new Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU
US Certification. FCC ID 2AN76-SSD05
Complies with Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive (Directive 2011/65/EU) (“ROHS2”).
Complies with REACH Regulation of European Commission Legislation.

User Services and Profiles

The USB Dongle can be customized with proprietary profile or service at delivery. Supports Dialog available Services at the moment.

  • BLE Proximity reporter
  • USB CDC Serial Port control

Software and Tools

The DA14683 is supported by Dialog SmartSnippets™ Studio, a royalty-free software development platform, which contains:

  • SmartSnippets Toolbox - A tool suite covering all software developer needs, including power profiling, FLASH or OTP programming and testing.
  • SmartSnippets IDE - An Eclipse CDT based IDE pre-configured plugins allowing easy out of the box set-up of the build/debug environment.
Product Brief
Name Date Version
Smart USB Dongle Product Brief (15.27 KB) 2.0.1

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