The Bluetooth® developer community is always pushing the technology forward, and this summer has been no different. Their innovation serves as an ongoing reminder of how Bluetooth technology is being used to create a more connected world, free from wires.

Here are just a few of the announcements from this summer.

How Bluetooth LE is Improving Bricks-and-Mortar Retail for Consumers and Stores

This article highlights how low-power, short-range wireless tech is still only scratching the surface of the multitrillion-dollar global retail industry. Read more.

High Accuracy Distance Measurement (HADM) Demo for Keyless Entry Systems

In this technology demo, Lambda:4 shows their phase-based ranging with a standard Bluetooth chip (TI CC2652) for keyless entry systems. Watch the video.

UO and BetterBricks Champion Luminaire-Level SSL Controls for Commercial Applications (UPDATED)

This look at a new white paper from the University of Oregon and the BetterBricks initiative highlights how Bluetooth® technology and luminaire-level lighting controls maximize the energy savings opportunity of solid-state lighting (SSL) while also providing the backbone for applications, including optimization of space in buildings, indoor wayfinding, and integration with other building systems. Read more.

Construction Technology and Software Rundown: July 9, 2021

In this technology and software rundown, Bluetooth mesh is listed as an innovative technology in a construction setting that can build an ecosystem for the job site by connecting devices such as lighting, tools, and machinery to increase speed, efficiency, and safety. Read more.

Understanding Bluetooth® Internet Gateways for IoT Solutions

Watch to learn about Bluetooth Internet Gateways and come to understand their requirements, architecture, and implementation. Watch the video.

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Enabling The Future Of Placemaking At The West Kowloon Cultural District

Pointr worked with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority team to enable the future…

Adapting Digital Keys for Commercial Access Control, Car Sharing, and More

Out of all the various Bluetooth® solution areas, Bluetooth Location Services has been one…

The 3 Updates Application Developers Need To Know About Bluetooth®︎ Core Specification Version 5.3

Developers have more flexibility and configuration options than ever with the Bluetooth Special Interest…

Intelligent Mobility Solution for E-Motorcycles Achieves True PEPS

Mobility as a service (MaaS) is shifting from a hot concept to becoming an…

Tile is working with Lenovo to help you find your lost laptop

Announced at CES 2022, Tile and Lenovo are teaming up to make ThinkPad X1s…

The new Chipolo Card Spot puts Apple’s Find My network in your wallet

Chipolo has a new Bluetooth tracker it’s announcing at CES 2022, a new version…

The Bluetooth Technology for Linux Developers Study Guide

Linux has been around in various forms for about 30 years, and the kernel…

Introducing Bluetooth® LE Audio

Now available for free digital download, get your copy of this in-depth, technical overview of the LE Audio specifications.

Use Cases and Benefits of Location Services in the Smart Building

In the B-to-B context, one will easily relate a smart building into an office…

Bluetooth® Technology for Linux Developers

Learn how to use the interprocess communication system D-Bus and the BlueZ APIs to create Bluetooth applications for Linux computers.

7 AirTag tricks: Find lost stuff, return found items and more

CNET examines how Apple’s AirTags can easily help you track down lost items using…

Smart Hospital Wayfinding

This case study shares a real-world example of how Cisco has partnered with Pointr…

A Preview of the Next Generation Assistive Listening System

Watch Chuck Sabin outline the key use cases Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will enable and…

The Need for Inclusion & Audio Accessibility for All

Watch Linda Kozma-Spytek, Senior Research Audiologist in the Technology Access Program, and co-director of…

Meeting Energy-Saving Needs of Today and Beyond with Bluetooth® Mesh

How can building owners and facilities managers make future-proofing decisions today that will enable…

Getting Started With Bluetooth For High Precision Indoor Positioning

This white paper provides an introduction to Bluetooth high precision indoor positioning, explores what…

The 2021 State of Sound Report

The State of Sound Report is an annual study featuring research insights based on…

Mobile Access Senior Living White Paper

How advanced access technologies are working to equip senior citizens, their communities and facilities…

Achieving Room-Level Medical Device Tracking Using Bluetooth Low Energy Solutions

For healthcare providers, improving quality of care, reducing costs, and increasing patient satisfaction are…

Disneyland Resort App Offers Even More Magic, More Convenience at Your Fingertips

Earlier this spring, the Disneyland Resort introduced a new online check-in service for our…

SmartShepherd Improves Scalability For Their Smart Farming IoT Applications With Cassia’s Bluetooth Gateways

Learn how SmartShepherd partnered with Cassia Networks to enable real-time tracking and monitoring of…

2021 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

How Bluetooth® Technology is Enabling Safe Return Strategies in a COVID-19 Era

This report shares insight into how Bluetooth® technology is being leveraged by organizations of all sizes to…

Designing and Developing Bluetooth® Internet Gateways

Learn about Bluetooth internet gateways, how to make them secure and scalable, and design and implement your own working prototype gateway and web application for use with either Bluetooth LE Peripherals or with Bluetooth mesh networks.

Bluetooth Market Research Note - Assistive Hearables

Bluetooth Market Research Notes provide in-depth analysis of trends and forecasts highlighted in the…

How to Deploy BlueZ on a Raspberry Pi Board as a Bluetooth Mesh Provisioner

This step-by-step study guide will teach you: How to rebuild the kernel on a…

Bluetooth Location Services

See 8 use cases for enhancing building efficiencies and creating a better visitor experience, discover new data that supports the latest trends and forecasts, and find out what’s driving the rapid adoption of location services solutions.

Overview – Bluetooth Technology

See how the global standard for simple, secure connection has expanded to meet the…

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