More on Bluetooth in the car

Kraemer, James
April 2004
Portable Design;Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p26
This article reports that the opportunities for Bluetooth within the automotive market expand well beyond simple extensions of the cellular phone. For instance, wireless hands-free kits will soon be integrated with the in-car entertainment, and audio systems will automatically turn down their volume during a telephone call. In addition, industry experts anticipate an increase in the use of data transmissions within automotive entertainment systems, from remote control to the transfer of audio and video files. Numerous applications are in development to speed up diagnostics, servicing, and maintenance using Bluetooth technology.


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