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The latest news about Bluetooth products and technology.

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10-May-2015

IP Watchdog
Evolution of Technology: Bluetooth, the once and future king

 In recent years, Bluetooth has developed the Bluetooth Smart system which improves battery power efficiency, enabling longer usage in devices with small batteries. Everyday objects like shoes, speakers or toothbrushes can be implanted with a Bluetooth Smart chip to connect directly with apps on a smartphone or tablet, making it a pret...

06-May-2015

PYMNTS.com
Banks Eye IoT and Wearable Tech Apps

Banks and other transaction-focused companies are increasing their efforts to bring apps to the Apple Watch and other wearable technology – with an eye on creating a seamless shopping, payment and even budgeting experience for consumers via the Internet.​

04-May-2015

International Business Times
Apple Watch Could Finally Blow Up the Bluetooth Headphone Market

Loading music on the Apple Watch is as easy as a couple of taps. But listening to those songs? That's another matter entirely. Since the Apple Watch doesn't have a headphone jack, owners of the smartwatch will need to pick up a pair of Bluetooth headphones.​

01-May-2015

Silicon Angle
New IoT training tools for Bluetooth innovation, hardware dev kits

​Bluetooth innovation training series removes mystery from developing for IoT

16-Apr-2015

ProgrammableWeb
Bluetooth Targets IoT with New SDK

Bluetooth is one of the preferred standards thanks to its newest Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy profile, which dramatically cuts down the power required to make those connections. ​

15-Apr-2015

EE Times
Bluetooth Does IoT 5+ Ways

In an unusual move, the Bluetooth SIG will roll out its own software suite. The first part of it, Bluetooth Developer Studio, aims to reduce the time to develop Bluetooth code and will eventually add on modules for compliance testing and qualification.​

14-Apr-2015

FierceWirelessTech
Bluetooth SIG offers SDK to jump-start development around IoT

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is determined to make it easier for developers to create products for the Internet of Things (IoT), culminating in the beta release of its Bluetooth Developer Studio software-based development kit.​

09-Apr-2015

Government Technology
Bluetooth Sensors Track Traffic Delays in Michigan

The sensors track Bluetooth-enabled devices and register when they cross one sensor and then the next.​

07-Apr-2015

GCN
Can Bluetooth power the IoT mesh network?

Bluetooth is already widely employed in cell phones, but increasingly it’s found in other smart devices, including medical and environmental monitors.​

01-Apr-2015

TechRepublic
Easily share files between Android and desktop via Bluetooth

Bluetooth can be a remarkable technology. With it, you can pair devices together for hands- and wire-free usage and an amazing assortment of peripherals. But one of the most overlooked uses of Bluetooth is file sharing. If you happen to have a desktop or laptop with a Bluetooth device, you can easily share files between your Android sm...

01-Apr-2015

Forbes
5 Consumer Trends that Change Work and Mobile

Consumerization of technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. After pondering the announcements at CES, Mobile World Congress and the Apple watch event, I’m even more convinced that consumer technology will continue to profoundly impact enterprise technology. In the plethora of recent consumer announcements, we can see a glimpse t...

01-Apr-2015

ReadWrite
How Your Need For Detergent And Coffee Will Fuel Amazon's Smart Home

Amazon has a bold new gadget, and it’s a button. It’s literally a stick-on, Internet-connected button that, when pressed, sends a “Bat-Signal" to Amazon to order more dog food, coffee, detergent or other common household goods. The new Dash Button looks like an April Fool’s Day joke, but it actually reveals quite a lot about the compan...

30-Mar-2015

Product Design and Development
IoT Industry Leaders Gather for Bluetooth World 2015

Hosted by Bluetooth SIG, Bluetooth World focuses on how Bluetooth technology has helped the Internet of Things (IoT) push. ​

23-Mar-2015

IndiaTechOnline
It's a Blue(tooth) world

It's called Bluetooth and is slated to become the biggest technology this year for the connecting the

23-Mar-2015

Time
Everything You Need to Know About Smart Home Networking

​Learn why we need so many different technologies that do essentially the same thing.

 
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