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The latest news about Bluetooth products and technology.

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01-Mar-2015

CNET
Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards: 2015 winners revealed

​Oral-B, Smart kapp, Cobi, and student Kenneth Shinozuka enter the 2015 winners circle for their unique approaches to Bluetooth-compatible products and services.

26-Feb-2015

Forbes
With Mesh, Bluetooth Strengthens Case As Key Internet Of Things Technology

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.​

24-Feb-2015

GigaOM
Bluetooth SIG expects mesh networking profile by 2016

​The Bluetooth SIG created a working group to explore the creation of a mesh networking standard.

24-Feb-2015

PC World
Bluetooth starts weaving its mesh for IoT

Bluetooth is well suited to IoT because of its low-power capability and its inclusion in smartphones and many other devices. ​

24-Feb-2015

Phone Scoop
Mesh Networking Next on Bluetooth SIG's Hit List

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.

23-Feb-2015

GigaOM
CSR will give Bluetooth gear in the smart home super powers

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.

18-Feb-2015

WT VOX
Bluetooth 4.2, The Foundation For IoT 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.

03-Feb-2015

LA Times
Beacon Technology to Target Union Station Visitors with Help, Commerce

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.​

01-Feb-2015

Fortune
For the disabled, smart homes are home sweet home

Connected appliances may be the answer for helping the elderly, blind and wheelchair users be more independent in their homes.​

30-Jan-2015

GigaOM
The deluge continues: 3 smart home hubs worth checking out

​Check out a few of the latest smart home hub devices that use Bluetooth technology.

21-Jan-2015

MIT Technology Review
Microsoft Researchers Get Wrapped Up in Smart Scarf

In the quest to make wearable electronics useful, researchers take a close look at the neck.

20-Jan-2015

eWeek
Fujitsu Wearable Will Track Driver Drowsiness, Reduce Accidents - See more at: http://www.eweek.com/mobile/fujitsu-wearable-will-track-driver-drowsiness-reduce-accidents.html#sthash.dgt5g6IJ.dpuf

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.

19-Jan-2015

Time
You Asked: What is Bluetooth

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...

16-Jan-2015

Time
This Smart Thermostat Was Your Favorite Gadget From CES 2015

​Bluetooth SIG members make a splash at CES

15-Jan-2015

CBR
CES 2015: INTERNET OF THINGS HITS HOME

CBR looks at 10 IoT products showcased at CES 2015, all focusing on making the home Smart.

 
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