A new UK start up has broken technological and price barriers with what it claims to be the first chip that combines all the elements of the Bluetooth wireless
interconnect standard on a single die.
WIDCOMM Inc., San Diego, a world leader in Bluetooth software and networking solutions, and Oki Software Co., Ltd., known as OSK, a leading provider of custom software development and consulting services in Japan, have formed an alliance to drive the development of customized Bluetooth wireless
solutions throughout Japan.
Prentice Hall PTR released two books on Bluetooth wireless
(Nasdaq: TROY) announced that its subsidiary TROY XCD has demonstrated a wireless printing connection, allowing a laptop PC to communicate with a printer without cables, using the new Bluetooth wireless
Using Bluetooth wireless
technology, handheld users can easily connect to a LAN and the Internet.
The Bluetooth SIG, an organisation comprising companies in the telecommunications, computing and network industries, approves and licenses products featuring the Bluetooth wireless
Also included in the handheld is the Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition Software for Pocket PC operating system, IEEE 802.11b WLAN and Bluetooth wireless
New features include Wi-Fi, cellular broadcast networking and cell phone data service integration, Bluetooth wireless
integration for scanning devices, computers and printers and soft-key integration for use without a stylus.
The phone also includes a 1.3 mega pixel camera, 128 MB of on-board memory, voice-activated dialling, smart contacts dialling, speakerphone and stereo Bluetooth wireless
technology, supporting both Bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP profiles.
The S110 SoftDevice v7.0 brings a range of new features including Over-The-Air Device Firmware Upgrade (OTA-DFU), concurrent Peripheral / Broadcaster roles, support for concurrent multiprotocol Bluetooth low energy/2.4GHz RF proprietary operation, and compliance with the latest version of Bluetooth wireless
technology (Bluetooth v4.1) enabling end products using the S110 SoftDevice to be qualified to the Bluetooth standard.
Through this agreement, 3Com and Extended Systems plan to provide a solution for manufacturers and end-users who want to implement Bluetooth wireless
technology with existing Windows-based PCs.
Philsar recently teamed up with Mitel Semiconductor Inc to develop Bluetooth wireless