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2020 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update examines: 

  • The growth and health of the Bluetooth SIG member community 
  • Trends and forecasts for each of the key Bluetooth solution areas
  • New trends in traditional Bluetooth markets as well as forecasts in emerging markets in which Bluetooth is taking on an expanded role 

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Case Studies and Papers

Guaranteed Transit Quality with Wireless Shock and Environmental Sensors

ASPION found a solution to their needs in the Laird Connectivity BL652 module. Its…

Yamaha Motors Improves Energy Performance and Operational Flexibility with Bluetooth Mesh Controls

Maximizing efficiency at its midwestern distribution center is an important business goal for Yamaha…

RTLS in the Healthcare Sector

Healthcare is a key pillar of modern societies. We place a high value on…

RTLS in the Manufacturing & Logistics Industries

Manufacturing and logistics companies are a key part of the economy, producing and delivering…

Location Services - Making Buildings Smarter

Most people spend the vast majority, about 90% according to Forbes, of their day…

Asset Tracking in the Morita Fire Truck Factory

Kokusai Kogyo Co. Ltd. (KKC), part of the Japan Asia Group, has introduced new…

Combatting the Spread of Coronavirus using Medical Sensors and Cassia’s Bluetooth Gateways

The 2019 outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a highly infectious virus that…

Active Monitoring with Beacons in the Healthcare Industry

Hospitals will purchase 10% to 20% more equipment than they actually require. This level…

Using Location Data to Enhance Customer Experience

Real-time locating systems (RTLS), based on affordable Bluetooth® tags, offer tremendous possibilities for optimisation…

Scaling Up Wireless Lighting Controls- 120,000 Sq Feet Illuminated by Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

Located in the picturesque city of Red Deer, Westerner Park is Central Alberta’s largest…

Stratosphere Tower Gets a Lighting Retrofit

The Bluetooth mesh lighting control ecosystem continues to grow at an exponential rate. In…

Disrupting the Restoration Industry with Bluetooth

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

How to Automate Asset Tracking, Management, and Inventory in Healthcare and Pharma

Asset tracking is particularly important in healthcare as well as in pharma. Sometimes minutes…

Comparing RTLS infrastructure: Weighing Bluetooth and Competitors

Real-Time Location Solutions are adding more value for operators at a lower price point.…

Bluetooth Mesh Standard Enters OSRAM Headquarters

In cooperation with Silvair as the company’s technology partner, OSRAM has recently launched a new wireless control…

Retrofitting The Galicia Jewish Museum with Bluetooth Mesh

Silvair teamed up with Zumtobel Group to bring affordable and flexible lighting controls to…

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…

Blogs and News

Design Considerations for Bluetooth Mesh Across Industrial, Home Environments

BLE Mesh technology expands Bluetooth’s reach into an array of applications. Here’s an intro…

Tags Are Not Beacons

This article discusses the main differences between two devices, Beacons and Tags, commonly used…

Q&A - OSRAM Partnership With Silvair: “For An Open System Solution”

As a technology partner of OSRAM, the Polish-American company Silvair has been providing the…

How Laird Connectivity Uses Bluetooth Technology to Solve Emerging IoT Connectivity Challenges

From cold chain monitoring and healthcare connected devices to transportation and the industrial internet…

How to Setup BlueZ On Raspberry Pi and Support PB-ADV

Howdy, developers and engineers! Last year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) released two…

The Myths, Facts, and Future of Wireless Lighting Control

Bluetooth mesh continues to prove itself as the most effective and user-friendly wireless technology…

How Bluetooth Low Energy Works: 21 Interesting Facts

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in Bluetooth Low Energy development, it’s always…

Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications - Technology Comparison

In the previous post in the series, we talked about the fact that there’s…

How Bluetooth RTLS Solutions Can Improve Patient Care and Minimize the Spread of Infection

“Location-based services enable hospitals to save lives and make the facilities safer for both…

Introducing Enterprise ‘COVID-19 Contact Tracer’ Webapp to Prevent Infections Spread in Corporate Real Estate

Kontakt.io’s mission is to simplify the connection of people, locations and things and to…

Billions of Bluetooth devices to serve diverse range of industries by 2024

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the findings from the annual Bluetooth…

Breakdown or Breakthrough: Gaining Critical Machine Condition Insights with IoT Sensors

In Every Industry, The Same Problem: Weather and Wear Every company has the same…

For Your Legacy Applications, Getting Smart Means Going Wireless

For OEMs of legacy equipment, the race is already on to find ways to…

A Monitoring Solution That Provides Critical Information for Health Management Teams

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

Smart lighting as a platform – ‘Suddenly you can attack this 70% inefficiency’

The case to connect lighting is clear enough. The arithmetic for cities says remote…

Reducing Hospital Infections Dramatically

A Way to Reduce Hospital Infections Dramatically: Real-Time Locating Systems Can Make a Big…

How Fukui University Uses Bluetooth Technology to Monitor Hand Hygiene

Fukui University has been collaborating with CARECOM, an IoT solution provider for healthcare facilities,…

4 Must-See Presentations From Embedded World 2020

A major international fair for embedded systems, Embedded World 2020 is a hub for…