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Oral-B, Smart kapp, Cobi, and student Kenneth Shinozuka enter the 2015 winners circle for their unique approaches to Bluetooth-compatible products and services.
And so the same group that saw an opportunity to give new life to Bluetooth with Bluetooth Smart announced this week they had created the Bluetooth Mesh working group. The goal of the Bluetooth SIG is to make mesh networking an extension of Bluetooth Smart by 2016.
The Bluetooth SIG created a working group to explore the creation of a mesh networking standard.
Bluetooth is well suited to IoT because of its low-power capability and its inclusion in smartphones and many other devices.
The Bluetooth SIG believes the increased use of Bluetooth Smart-enabled devices around homes and businesses will be better served through mesh networking, rather than point-to-point networking.
This year is going to be a big one for Bluetooth technologies in the smart home. Thanks to some updates in the Bluetooth standard from a year ago, we’re seeing products such as light bulbs, outlets and more using the radio technology to connect devices.
However, the biggest news about Bluetooth 4.2, especially for IoT device developers, is a newly created profile known as IPSP. It is designed to enable IPv6 for Bluetooth; wearable or IoT devices (based on Bluetooth Low Energy) no longer need to be paired with a smartphone or a tablet to connect to the cloud.
Beacons, which are smaller than a deck of cards, use Bluetooth to sense when smartphones are nearby and work through apps already installed on the phones.
Connected appliances may be the answer for helping the elderly, blind and wheelchair users be more independent in their homes.
Check out a few of the latest smart home hub devices that use Bluetooth technology.
In the quest to make wearable electronics useful, researchers take a close look at the neck.
The Vehicle ICT FEELythm is the latest product by Fujitsu aimed at making the tech vendor a larger player in the growing wearables and IoT markets.
To date, there have been four versions of Bluetooth. The original Bluetooth was primarily designed for streaming data, so you'll find it in a lot of audio devices like streaming audio players, speakers, and wireless headphones. The newest version, Bluetooth 4.0 — also called Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth Smart — is much more power-efficie...
Bluetooth SIG members make a splash at CES
CBR looks at 10 IoT products showcased at CES 2015, all focusing on making the home Smart.