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Bluetooth provides wireless connectivity for applications from IoT control and configuration to streaming audio.
What’s the Difference Between Wi-Fi HaLow and Bluetooth?
May 3, 2023
As the IoT’s reach into daily life is extended, it’s important to understand the various wireless protocols that meet the unique needs of IoT environments.
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Bluetooth: The Great Configurator
Oct. 12, 2022
Matter is a unifying connection environment for IoT, but adding something to the mix often includes Bluetooth.
Introducing Bluetooth LE Audio
March 22, 2022
The Bluetooth SIG’s new Bluetooth LE Audio set of standards consists of a comprehensive set of specifications designed to support the next 20 years of audio development.
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What’s the Difference Between Bluetooth and UWB for High-Speed Data and Multimedia?
Oct. 26, 2021
For nearly 20 years, Bluetooth has dominated as the short-range technology for wirelessly connected devices. But UWB’s latency and power-efficiency advantages position it as a...
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Test & Measurement
How Bluetooth 5.1, UWB, and Wi-Fi 802.11az Empower the Next Frontier of Micro-Location
Oct. 5, 2021
With the popularity of GPS, location is becoming an important feature for wireless devices. Now, consumers want micro-location, and, in turn, wireless technologies are adapting...
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Bluetooth Keeps on Winning in the Short-Range Wireless Race
Oct. 20, 2020
Sponsored by Texas Instruments: With its growing presence in the connectivity space, companies are focusing further on developing Bluetooth building blocks—particularly Low Energy...
What’s the Difference Between Bluetooth Low Energy, UWB, and NFC for Keyless Entry?
Aug. 31, 2020
Automotive keyless entry brings convenience, but this feature gives hackers a new way to unlock or steal cars. Learn about the communication protocols involved and how UWB can...
What’s the Difference Between Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth Classic Audio—and How Will It Impact Hearing Aids?
March 12, 2020
Bluetooth LE Audio improves upon Classic Audio in a number of ways, and the opportunities for developers are exciting. Check out some potential use cases for the new audio standard...
What’s the Difference Between Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth LE Audio?
Feb. 7, 2020
Bluetooth LE Audio is not the same thing as Bluetooth LE—it brings new streaming audio features to Bluetooth.
How to Pick the Best Bluetooth Protocol for Your Application
July 18, 2019
From BLE BR/EDR to BLE to Bluetooth 5, the wireless communications technology has gone through numerous variations to meet disparate needs. What exactly are the differences between...
11 Myths About Bluetooth 5
Dec. 4, 2017
The arrival of Bluetooth 5, met with great anticipation, has also triggered a number of misconceptions and outright falsehoods. This article sets about to debunk those myths. ...
How Bluetooth Mesh Impacts IoT Design
July 21, 2017
New networking enhancement lets Bluetooth continue its reign as the top wireless technology.
5 Things You Must Know About the New Bluetooth 5
Jan. 5, 2017
Longer range, faster speed, and larger broadcast message capacity come with Bluetooth 5, which makes it an even stronger wireless competitor in the IoT space.
What’s The Difference Between Measuring Location By UWB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth?
Feb. 6, 2015
Ultra-wideband, the new radio system of choice for location-sensitive devices and the Internet of Things, is designed to measure distance and location more accurately than narrowband...
What’s The Difference Between Bluetooth Low Energy And ANT?
Nov. 30, 2012
Designers generally opt for one of these two standards when configuring ultra-low-power wireless sensor networks.
Test Challenges of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Devices
Feb. 1, 2010
The mobile phone market is undergoing its next phase with the transition from largely single-connectivity cellular-only phones to multistandard connectivity or cellular + Bluetooth...