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Bluetooth SIG and DiiA to accelerate IoT lighting
Bluetooth SIG (The Bluetooth Special Interest Group), the trade association that oversees Bluetooth technology, and the DiiA, the global DALI alliance of companies from the lighting and sensor industries, have announced a collaboration designed to accelerate the adoption of IoT-enabled commercial lighting systems.
Bluetooth SIG shows support for World Hearing Day
To mark today's World Hearing Day 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) are campaigning worldwide for an active and positive approach to hearing loss. The campaign provides comprehensive information about the prevention, treatment and consequences of hearing impairment and shows that hearing loss is not necessarily a stigma.
Next generation of Bluetooth brings audio sharing
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the upcoming release of LE Audio, the next generation of Bluetooth audio. LE Audio aims to enhance Bluetooth audio performance, and add support for hearing aids and enable Audio Sharing.
The next generation of Bluetooth audio
Twenty years ago, Bluetooth cut the audio cord and created the wireless audio market. Today, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced the upcoming release of LE Audio, the next generation of Bluetooth audio. Not only will LE Audio enhance Bluetooth audio performance, it will add support for hearing aids and enable Audio Sharing, an entirely new use case that is poised to once again transform the way we experience audio and c...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 se...
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 th...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 infrastr...
Bluetooth Developer Studio
Dream bigger, build faster with Bluetooth Developer Studio. The official Bluetooth development kit. It’s new and in limited beta.
Overview of iOS Bluetooth development
This video from The Bluetooth SIG provides an overview of Bluetooth development for the iOS operating system.
Overview of Android Bluetooth development
This video from The Bluetooth SIG provides an overview of Bluetooth development for the Android operating system.
Getting started with our application accelerator
This video from The Bluetooth SIG shows how to get started using their application accelerator.
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.