It’s a common misperception that Bluetooth® technology is only an effective solution for short-range applications. In truth, Bluetooth technology supports a wide spectrum of achievable ranges between two devices, providing developers tremendous flexibility. For years, companies have been developing and testing long-range Bluetooth solutions to meet various market needs. It’s been proven that a Bluetooth signal can be reliably received by another device more than a kilometer away. 

Check out the videos below to see how leading innovators verify the extended range capabilities of Bluetooth technology. For a comprehensive overview of Bluetooth range as well as an interactive estimator that will help you calculate the expected range between two Bluetooth devices, visit: Understanding Bluetooth Range

 

RuuviTag Takes Bluetooth Range Test to the Streets

RuuviTag takes their Bluetooth sensor beacon to the streets to test the limits with their Eddystone Validator.

 

Texas Instruments Demos 1.5 km Range with Bluetooth

Discover the length of a transmission range that can be achieved with Bluetooth technology, learn about the difference between Bluetooth long-range mode and regular Bluetooth Low Energy RF transmissions, and Gain insight into when you should use Bluetooth long-range mode.

 

Nordic Tests Line-of-Sight Long Range of Bluetooth

Nordic Semiconductor tests the radio performance of Bluetooth technology with their SoC to see how the increased output power and receiver sensitivity affects the line of sight range.

 

 

Bluetooth in the Park – A Long-Range Outdoor Demo

See a test demo of InPlay’s Bluetooth Low Energy SoC that can operate on a coin cell battery to achieve impressive long-range performance for both indoor and outdoor application scenarios.

 

Bluetooth Range Put to the Test in Industrial Building Staircase

UnSeen Technologies puts the range of Bluetooth technology to the test in the stairwell of a concrete industrial building. Watch the demo to see how it performed.

Learn more about all the factors that determine the true range of Bluetooth technology.

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A Day at the Beach - Pushing Bluetooth Range to the Extremes

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Discussing Bluetooth Range

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Four Approaches for Expanding the Range of Bluetooth

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Bluetooth Range

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How Cassia is Supporting Rapid Development of Bluetooth in the IIoT

For years, Cassia Networks has delivered reliable, long-range multiple-device connectivity, edge-processing, and location services…

Disrupting the Restoration Industry with Bluetooth

When Steven Kramer became aware of how antiquated water restoration operations had become in…

Comparing RTLS infrastructure: Weighing Bluetooth and Competitors

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Top 5 Bluetooth Advancements From 2019

Every year, the Bluetooth® community makes major strides in wireless innovation, overcoming challenges and…

Long Range IoT Sensors with Bluetooth Low Energy

Motsai elaborates on the factors that contribute to the performance of longer-range products and…

Why u-blox Chooses Bluetooth for Tough Environments

A global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial, and…

A Conversation About Smart Buildings

From energy and urbanization to demographics and health, major forces transforming our society are…

Things You Should Know About Bluetooth Range

Nordic Semiconductor has put together an outline of the primary factors that determine the…

Long Range High-Quality Bluetooth Audio at L'Oreal Office

L’Oreal was looking for a new solution and wanted to test wireless Bluetooth headsets…

Laird Dev Kit Passes the Long Range Test

Laird Connectivity performed a Bluetooth range field test using their development kit, and sustained…