TITLE

Bluetooth Blossoms

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of bluetooth technology through partnerships and mergers. It cites that the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) plans to add much higher data rates by combining efforts with the WiMedia Forum and its ultra-wideband (UWB) technology. It says that the SIG also plans to merge with Nokia's ultra-low power, short-range wireless technology, Wibree, as part of Bluetooth.
ACCESSION #
25804981

 

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