Bluetooth, or IEEE 802.15.1

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017 @ 7:01 am

What is Bluetooth?

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for data exchange over short distances. Bluetooth enables short-range wireless communication between keyboards, mice, telephones, headsets, tablets, and other devices.

How does Bluetooth work?

Bluetooth can be used to “pair” a wide range of devices such as smartphones, headsets, keyboards, fitness trackers, speakers, printers, and car stereos.

Bluetooth is maintained by a private company that has released several versions of the technology. The latest major release, Bluetooth 5, promises to quadruple the range and double the speed of the previous generation’s Bluetooth 4.0.

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