2019 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

Understanding Reliability in Bluetooth® Technology

Download this detailed discussion of the issues and factors that impact the reliability of…

Bluetooth Mesh Networking Highlights and Features

This white paper provides an overview of the Bluetooth Mesh Profile and highlights some…

Energy and Cost Savings at Pioneer Markets in Mariposa and Waterford, California

Pioneer market is a family owned grocery business operating in Mariposa, California and Waterford,…

Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

Learn how Philips partnered with Cassia Networks to help fight the spread of COVID-19…

Building a Sensor-Driven Lighting Control System Based on Bluetooth® Mesh

A technical examination of which Bluetooth mesh models to use in different types of…

POM Tracer Ensures Workplace Safety with Contact Tracing Solutions from Laird Connectivity

POM Tracer was looking to create an easy-to-implement product that would allow businesses and…

“Back to Work” Solutions - Explained

In this report, we share a detailed technical analysis of technologies available to enable…

150,000 Sq Ft Facility With Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

The customer – one of the most popular bottled water providers in the US,…

Bluetooth Deployment in Hospital Settings

Download this white paper to see how advancements in Bluetooth performance and reliability in…

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…

Location Services - Making Buildings Smarter

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

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…

Bluetooth Mesh Standard Enters OSRAM Headquarters

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

Developer Resources

An Introduction to Web Bluetooth

Provides foundation-level information and hands-on labs that walk you through using Web Bluetooth APIs.

An Introduction to the Bluetooth Mesh Proxy Function

Learn how to create applications for smartphones and other platforms which can monitor and control nodes in a Bluetooth mesh network.

An Introduction to Bluetooth Mesh Software Development

Learn the theory and practice of Bluetooth mesh device software development, and create a working mesh network.

An Introduction to Bluetooth Low Energy Development

Provides foundation-level information and hands-on labs that walk you through assembling a Bluetooth Low Energy device.

An Introduction to Bluetooth Beacons

Learn how to build your own Bluetooth beacon or integrate beacon technology into your existing products and apps.

Blogs and News

Bluetooth AoD as the Technology of Choice for Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS)

This article discusses how GPS and Location Based Services became so ubiquitous that we…

Bluetooth Mesh and DALI - Under the Hood

In my previous article on Bluetooth Mesh and DALI – the Perfect Match, we…

Bluetooth Mesh and DALI – The Perfect Match

In May 2020, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and DiiA (Digital Illumination Interface…

Everything You wanted To Know About Wireless Communication In Lighting. Part 2: Data Rate

This is the second part of our guide on wireless communication in lighting. Today, we’ll…

Wireless Communication in Commercial Lighting Environment: Network Robustness #1

Our expectations towards connected LEDs in commercial settings have grown to epic proportions. In…

Why Bluetooth Sensors are a Popular Choice for Helping Businesses Meet Reopening Regulations

Rigado’s wireless edge technologies and secure large-scale networks power more than 6 million connected devices for…

Bluetooth Technology Provides a Unique Solution for Helping Businesses Reopen During COVID-19

A global innovator of indoor location services, Kontakt.io leverages Bluetooth® beacon technology to help…

How a Post-Covid World Can Be Safer with Location Technology

As stay-at-home orders and business closures extend, a lot of us are starting to…

Location Infrastructure Installer’s Guide Part 1: Deploying RTLS Solutions (Gateway Infrastructure)

There is no one-size-fits-all plan when it comes to the infrastructures that support indoor…

Why Bluetooth Technology is the Clear Choice for Safe Reopening Solutions

A global innovator of indoor location solutions, Pointr helps businesses create immersive location experiences…

Multi-vendor Bluetooth Mesh SSL projects benefit warehouse and factory settings

Yamaha warehouse and Crystal bottled water facility leverage Bluetooth Mesh to slash energy use…

Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications - Condition Monitoring

In this post, we continue our series on the comparison between the different wireless…

Bluetooth Mesh Opens New Wireless Era for OSRAM Smart Lighting Systems

As the only wireless standard that provides a fully decentralized architecture and is completely…

Bluetooth Emerging Market Forecasts Predict Continued Growth Through 2024

For more than 20 years, Bluetooth® technology has helped create new markets, shape innovation,…

5 Reasons Financial Institutions Should Convert to Smart Buildings

Financial institutions, factories, warehouses and workplaces of every kind are still in lockdown or,…

Location Infrastructure Installer’s Guide Part 1: Deploying RTLS Solutions (Gateway Infrastructure)

There is no one-size-fits-all plan when it comes to the infrastructures that support indoor…

How Atmosic is Using Bluetooth Technology to Maximize Battery Life for IoT Devices

A fabless semiconductor company, Atmosic Technologies designs ultra-low-power wireless solutions to dramatically reduce and…

Bluetooth + DALI – Accelerating the Future of IoT-Enabled Commercial Lighting

“Combining Bluetooth® mesh with DALI is a natural choice for the commercial lighting industry.…

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…

What are the latest connectivity trends in smart buildings?

Smart Buildings Magazine vox pop is back, asking one topical question to the industry:…

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