Short-range wireless technology beats RF

Nass, Richard
May 2004
Portable Design;May2004, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p7
This article focuses on a technology that has recently crossed the mind of the author of this article, which is called the near-field magnetic communications. It's is not a new technology, but it is starting to be applied in places that can really maximize its potential, like as a Bluetooth competitor. While the technology will not replace Bluetooth in many of the applications that Bluetooth is intended for, there are a few applications that it can handle. And it does those applications well, really well. The most important feature of the near-field magnetic headset, in the author's opinion is its extremely low-power specifications.


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