Working Groups are the backbone
of the Bluetooth SIG

Bluetooth® technology is the global wireless standard enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). But how did that happen? It happened because of the hard work and commitment of our working group and committee members. This group of dedicated individuals works to develop new Bluetooth specifications and enhance adopted ones—specifications that make Bluetooth the fastest growing wireless technology on the planet.

Participating in SIG Working Groups and Committees holds different benefits for each member.

“The dialogue in the working groups is always respectful and takes into account valid comments, facts, and aspirations. Most engineers want to create better standards for the future. Something we can be proud of when it’s widespread in products all over the world.”

Thomas Olsgaard, Vice President Hardware Platforms, GN Hearing

 

Working group participation is available to Associate and Promoter members. If you are thinking about joining a group, upgrade your membership here. Adopter members may take part in our expert and/or study groups or task forces.

We often get asked about the participation requirements of belonging to a working group. The requirements are as follows and can vary by working group:

  • Contribute to working group related documentation
  • Actively participate in reviews
  • Meet the participation requirements as stated in the working group charter for conference calls and face-to-face meetings

Once you find a group that interests you, simply apply for membership by visiting the group’s web page and clicking on “Register to join this group.”

Shape the future of the IoT by volunteering today.

Additional Resources

2021 Bluetooth Market Update

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Qualified Bluetooth Mesh: Unlocking the Value of the Building

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The Largest Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Control Installation in the World!

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Location tracking in healthcare with the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System

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Responding to In-Person Teaching Challenges with BLE Real-Time Location Services

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What is Bluetooth LE Audio

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Back to normality

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Is Remote IOP Testing Here To Stay?

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Asset Tracking Post COVID-19: From Use Cases to Case Studies

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Location Tracking As One of the Emerging Technologies and Trends By Gartner

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Wie Dyer Engineering die Bluetooth-Technologie zur Erfassung von Assets und zur Steigerung der Produktionseffizienz einsetzt.

Dyer Engineering, Hersteller von Metallkomponenten und geschweißten Strukturen, setzt seit einiger Zeit das Echtzeit-Ortungssystem (RTLS) von Quuppa in seiner Produktion ein. Mit der Asset-Tracking-Lösung ThinkIN überwacht das Unternehmen Assets und Warenbewegungen mithilfe von Bluetooth-fähigen Tags und steigert damit die Produktivität erheblich.

Bluetooth® Talks: Bluetooth Technology for Lighting

In this webinar UL and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) explore: Market trends…

How Dyer Engineering Uses Bluetooth Technology to Track Assets and Boost Manufacturing Efficiencies

Dyer Engineering, a manufacturer of metal components and welded structures, has been using Quuppa’s…

Real-World Advantages of Safe Return Indoor Navigation Solutions Post COVID-19

COVID-19 quickly brought the reality of personal proximity to the top of everyone’s mind.…

BLE Hard Tag Allows In-Store Shoppers to Buy Goods via Smartphone

Zliide’s new tag enables customers to capture product data by tapping a phone, complete a purchase…

Bluetooth 5.2新機能のポイントを10分で解説!(日本語字幕)

この動画では2020年1月に発表されたBluetoothバージョン5.2新機能の概要を中心に話します。Enhanced Attributeプロトコル(EATT)、LE Power Control (LEPC)、Isochronous (アイソクロナス)チャネルなど、これらの各機能について詳しく説明します。最後に、アイソクロナスチャネルを利用した「LE Audio」と呼ばれる次世代のBluetoothオーディオについて日本語翻訳付きで解説します。

3 Ways Bluetooth RTLS Infrastructures Will Improve Efficiencies Beyond COVID-19

Bluetooth® technology is being leveraged around the world to help reduce the spread of…

HubSense Effortlessly Turns An Existing Installation Into An Intelligent New Light Management System

When the antiquated lighting system in an office building in Kolding, Denmark, was no…

Cost-Effective Solutions for End-to-End Manufacturing Visibility

Cost pressures on global manufacturers are enormous. Consolidations and driving toward higher efficiency have…

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…

Social Distancing by the Thousands: How our BT710 Makes it Easy

As more governments, schools, workplaces, and others explore options for resuming public life in…

Designing and Developing Bluetooth® Internet Gateways

Design and implement your own Bluetooth® Internet Gateway (BIG) working prototype and see for yourself how BIGs allow applications to exchange data with Bluetooth devices from anywhere in the world.

How Wireless Technology Is Enabling the Adoption of Commercial Connected Lighting

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Understanding Reliability in Bluetooth® Technology

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Extending an ENS to Support Wearable Devices

See how an ENS can better address population groups critical to managing a pandemic…

Bluetooth SIG to Extend Reach of COVID-19 Exposure Notification Systems

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Bluetooth SIG and DiiA collaborate to accelerate IoT-enabled commercial lighting

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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…

World Hearing Day: Bluetooth SIG Shows Support for World Hearing Day

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The Bluetooth LE Security Study Guide

Learn about fundamental security concepts, the security features of Bluetooth Low Energy, and gain some hands-on experience using those features in device code.

Bluetooth Location Services

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Lighting as a Platform

See how connected lighting systems are being used as a platform to enable advanced building services like wayfinding, asset tracking, and space utilization to improve the ROI of smart building investments.