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Bluetooth devices capable of huge range of connectivity distances

Bluetooth devices capable of huge range of connectivity distances
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is raising awareness of the range of Bluetooth, which can span to over a kilometre. The most well-known Bluetooth use-cases, including personal audio and wearable devices, have design requirements that dictate a shorter effective range. 
20th November 2019

Bluetooth enhances support for location services

Bluetooth enhances support for location services
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced a new direction finding feature that holds the potential to enhance the performance of Bluetooth location services solutions. The new feature allows devices to determine the direction of a Bluetooth signal, thereby enabling the development of Bluetooth proximity solutions that can understand device direction as well as Bluetooth positioning systems that can achieve down to centimetre-level location accuracy.
28th January 2019

Bluetooth mesh selected as strategic protocol for smart home solutions

Bluetooth mesh selected as strategic protocol for smart home solutions
In response to growing adoption of Bluetooth mesh networking in smart home solutions, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the formation of a new Smart Home Subgroup. The announcement follows the decision from a growing number of market leaders to adopt Bluetooth mesh networking as a strategic communications protocol for smart home solutions.
8th January 2019


Bluetooth celebrates 20 years of market creation

Bluetooth celebrates 20 years of market creation
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) kicks off its 20th anniversary year at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), a showcase for breakthrough technologies, like Bluetooth, and a global stage where next generation innovations are introduced.
9th January 2018

Bluetooth technology now supports mesh networking

Bluetooth technology now supports mesh networking
According to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), Bluetooth technology, the global standard for simple, secure wireless connectivity, now supports mesh networking. The new mesh capability enables many-to-many (m:m) device communications and is optimised for creating large-scale device networks. It is suited for building automation, sensor networks and other IoT solutions where tens, hundreds, or thousands of devices need to reliably and securely communicate with one another.
25th July 2017

IoT leaders set to take the stage at Bluetooth World 2017

IoT leaders set to take the stage at Bluetooth World 2017
Industry leaders from Google, Garmin, Toyota, and Indiegogo will appear as speakers at the fourth annual Bluetooth World event, hosted by Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). These top Internet of Things (IoT) innovators will anchor a refreshed Bluetooth World format offering attendees an opportunity to experience the power and potential of Bluetooth and see the IoT in action. The event will take place from 28th-29th March 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Centre.
23rd February 2017

Transforming wireless connectivity with Bluetooth 5

Transforming wireless connectivity with Bluetooth 5
It has been announced that the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) have officially adopted Bluetooth 5 as the latest version of the Bluetooth core specification. Key updates to Bluetooth 5 include: longer range, faster speed, and larger broadcast message capacity, as well as improved interoperability and coexistence with other wireless technologies. 
8th December 2016

Can you Imagine Blue? Next-gen IoT innovations awards programme

Can you Imagine Blue? Next-gen IoT innovations awards programme
  The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) introduced its 2017 Imagine Blue Awards, a programme championing the next-gen of IoT innovations that will shape the way we interact with our devices, each other, and the world around us.
28th June 2016

New Bluetooth technology enhances the home, enterprise and industry

New Bluetooth technology enhances the home, enterprise and industry
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced that its next release, coming late 2016 to early 2017, will be called Bluetooth 5 and will include significantly increased range, speed and broadcast messaging capacity.
17th June 2016

Consumer awareness of Bluetooth is at an all-time high

Consumer awareness of Bluetooth is at an all-time high
  According to a recent survey conducted by Lux Insights, consumer awareness of Bluetooth wireless technology is at 92% globally, with 62% of respondents reporting a purchasing preference for Bluetooth enabled products, noting Bluetooth is reliable, easy to use and makes life easier.
4th May 2016

Bluetooth SIG focuses 2016 technology roadmap on enhancements for IoT

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is previewing highlights from its 2016 technology roadmap. Planned enhancements for the technology are focused squarely on increasing its IoT functionality. Key updates include longer range, higher speeds and mesh networking. The host of Bluetooth advancements coming in 2016 will further energise fast-growing industries such as smart home, industrial automation, location-based services and smart infrastructure.
16th November 2015

Bluetooth Developer Studio

Dream bigger, build faster with Bluetooth Developer Studio. The official Bluetooth development kit. It’s new and in limited beta.
23rd April 2015

Overview of iOS Bluetooth development

This video from The Bluetooth SIG provides an overview of Bluetooth development for the iOS operating system.
6th March 2015

Overview of Android Bluetooth development

This video from The Bluetooth SIG provides an overview of Bluetooth development for the Android operating system.
6th March 2015

Getting started with our application accelerator

This video from The Bluetooth SIG shows how to get started using their application accelerator.
6th March 2015

Bluetooth Smart Starter Kit v2.0 - a developers perspective

The Bluetooth Smart Starter Kit will teach you how to discover devices, work with GATT services and read and write values to a Bluetooth Smart device.
17th February 2015

Bluetooth Europe 2014 agenda is announced

The final agenda for Bluetooth Europe 2014, taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 16th to 17th September, has been announced by the Bluetooth SIG. Continuing the discussion from Bluetooth World in San Jose and Bluetooth Asia in Shanghai earlier this year, Bluetooth Europe brings together those within the wireless industry to discuss the future of the Internet of Things.
4th September 2014

Bluetooth Smart is supporting home healthcare

Bluetooth Smart is supporting home healthcare
  How Bluetooth Smart is accelerating growth in the home healthcare market. By Chuck Sabin, Director of Product Management & Planning, Bluetooth SIG.
7th August 2014

Training explores wireless connectivity for the IoT

Training explores wireless connectivity for the IoT
Offering in-depth knowledge on how to implement Bluetooth hardware and software, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announce the Bluetooth Innovation Series training programme. Offering training for developers interested in wireless connectivity in a concise one-day format, upcoming dates and locations include May 15 in San Jose, CA; June 4 in Beijing, China; and June 19 in London, UK. Registration is open now.
1st May 2014

Will Bluetooth Smart change the in-store experience?

The low-energy consuming, intelligent sensor technology developed by the Bluetooth SIG, Bluetooth Smart is currently being employed by processors and retailers in several payment and marketing trials. Beacons powered by Bluetooth Smart technology make the promise of a mobile wallet, mobile couponing and location-based services possible.
4th March 2014


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