30 01, 2017

Four things you should know about the upcoming Bluetooth World 2017 event

By | 2017-06-16T03:11:18+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Categories: BLE technology, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

I just wanted to share fourĀ things I recently learned about the upcoming Bluetooth World 2017 event (March 28-29, 2017 in Santa Clara, California). This will be my first time attending the event, but from what I remember, last year the fee to attend was a bit on the high side (close to $1,000). This year, however, things are changing... After registering for the event, I received an email from the new group organizing the event this year asking if they could arrange a phone to let me know about what's new about the event this year. After talking with [...]

17 06, 2016

This one crucial feature is missing in Bluetooth 5

By | 2017-06-16T03:14:06+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Categories: BLE technology, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Bluetooth 5 Bluetooth has been around for almost 2 decades, and if you haven't heard of Bluetooth then you've probably been living under a rock! :) The last major versionĀ of Bluetooth (version 4.0) was released back in 2010. There have been major changes in the wireless and electronics industry since then -with the Internet of Things (IoT) being the "next big thing". Bluetooth 4.0 introduced BLE (Bluetooth low energy) which has been a major player in two areas: the wearable industry and beacons (e.g. iBeacons, Eddystone...etc). It has enabled many other IoT technologies as well including industrial and enterprise [...]