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  • 11-Nov-2014
    Entries for Breakthrough Product, Application, Prototype and Student-led Categories Due by 5 December 2014
    Time is running out to submit for the Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards, the official award program held by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and media partner CNET. The Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards celebrates the best Bluetooth enabled products and applications available on the market today, and recognizes innovative prototypes coming soon. All entries are due by 5 December 2014. The progra...

  • 15-Oct-2014
    New Report by IHS Technology Puts Bluetooth Smart at the Center of Home Automation
    ​While it’s been the next big thing for the past 50 years, the smart home market is finally showing signs of going mainstream and Bluetooth Smart technology is making it happen. Research firm IHS Technology is now reporting the smart home market will grow by 56 percent, compounded annually, in the next three years, with 190 million products shipping by 2018. IHS Technology projects that Bluetooth ...

  • 04-Sep-2014
    Bluetooth SIG teams up with prestigious tech outlet to recognize best in Bluetooth innovation
    The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today announced CNET as the exclusive media partner for the 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards, which honors the best in global Bluetooth innovation. CNET will showcase this year’s program and the top submissions in its coverage, and will also lead the charge in selecting the overall winner, along with category winners. So CNET is in, are you? “We’re exci...

  • 10-July-2014
    Next version of Android aims to provide a seamless experience across many screens – and gives developers unparalleled flexibility to build with Bluetooth
    ​At this year’s Google I/O, Google demonstrated tap-to-pay, step-by-step recipes, phone-to-watch functionality, and a new notification bridge. What did all of these scenarios have in common? Bluetooth technology.  The next version of the Android operating system – the L-release – designed for phones, tablets, and beyond, includes native support for Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Classic. This ...

  • 09-July-2014
    Bluetooth Special Interest Group survey finds UK consumers recognise wireless connectivity has the potential to simplify their lives
    ​Brits are embracing wireless connectivity with 60% currently owning a wireless connected accessory, including keyboards, health and fitness monitors and smart home devices, according to research commissioned by Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The survey, which looked at the devices UK consumers want and their future connectivity expectations, found this is only set to grow, with 72% expec...

  • 09-July-2014
    Dr. Grajski brings 20+ years of mobile product development experience as new Associate Board Member
    The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today announced it is appointing Dr. Kamil A. Grajski, VP of Engineering for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Grajski’s term will start September 2014 and run through June 2016. “Bluetooth® Smart technology radically changed the wireless landscape in just a few short years and required a shift from the SIG as well, demanding a r...

  • 20-May-2014
    Comprehensive training kit gives developers all the information they need to bring products to life and become part of the Internet of Everything
    Bluetooth Smart technology is fueling the explosive growth of the Internet of Things as it is integrated into millions of new devices daily – adding connectivity to everyday objects to make people's lives easier and more efficient. The Bluetooth Smart Starter Kit, announced today from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), is a comprehensive training package with hands-on labs, sample source ...

  • 13-May-2014
    Bluetooth SIG Opens the Bluetooth Breakthrough Award Call for Entries
    ​The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has officially opened the call for submissions for the Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards 2015. The Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards celebrate the best Bluetooth enabled products and applications available on the market today, and recognize innovative prototypes coming soon. The Bluetooth SIG, along with award platinum sponsors CSR, Frontline Test Equipment, Inc...

  • 17-Apr-2014
    Bluetooth SIG brings together industry experts and developers for hands-on training to tap the potential of wireless for wearables, beacons, applications and accessories
    The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is proud to announce the Bluetooth Innovation Series, providing developers interested in wireless connectivity with in-depth knowledge on how to implement Bluetooth hardware and software in a concise one-day format. Upcoming dates and locations include May 15 in San Jose, CA; June 4 in Beijing, China; and June 19 in London, UK. Registration for all three ...

  • 08-Apr-2014
    Mobile phones, PCs, Tablets rely on Bluetooth for wireless connectivity, set the stage for in-home automation hubs
    From Bluetooth World 2014, the flagship connectivity conference from the Bluetooth SIG, IHS released details of its latest forecasts for the IHS Technology Connectivity in Consumer, Mobile and IT Market Tracker. The report puts Bluetooth penetration at 90 percent in 2014 for all mobile phones (not just smartphones), growing to 96 percent by 2018. Mobile phones serve as the hub for the Internet of ...
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