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Toshiba Introduces Bluetooth Beacon Signs


Toshiba recently introduced signs that use Bluetooth® Smart technology to create customize the consumer shopping experience.  Bluetooth beacons send out a signal and when the smartphone comes into range, the sign becomes an “adaptive storefront.” I love when technology from … Continue reading

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Research Confirms Bluetooth Technology Thriving in Industrial Automation

Over the years and around the world, Bluetooth® technology became synonymous with consumer wireless technology. Now, very quietly, Bluetooth is one of the preferred technologies in the industrial automation space. According to a recent IMS report, this preference by industrial … Continue reading

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From Cows to Sheep—Bluetooth Changes the Way Farmers Interact with Animals


FarmWizard, out of the UK, developed a cool system that uses a smartphone and a Bluetooth® technology stick reader for entire flock management. The Bluetooth stick reader scans the sheep’s electronic tag and can record sales, deaths, treatments and stock … Continue reading

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Washington State DOT Monitors Traffic with Bluetooth Technology


The average American driver wastes 38 hours sitting in traffic and it is a major headache for those of us in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle scored number eight on the INRIX Traffic Scorecard. Seattle is one of the most congested … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Technology Flying into the Wild Blue Yonder


Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season…a paper airplane powered by Bluetooth®. We first saw this cool product at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show where the company, PowerUp Toys, showed off their paper airplane conversion kit. The kit takes … Continue reading

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One More Thing….


The Apple Watch, announced yesterday from Cupertino, was not the first smart watch launched this year, and certainly not the first wearable. We’ve seen a flood of smart watches introduced—the Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear S, and … Continue reading

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Q&A with Omer El Fakir, BLOCKS


The Bluetooth SIG London media event in August featured a wide range of Bluetooth® technology innovations from all over Europe. Among them was BLOCKS—a prototype modular smartwatch concept. We took some time and sat down with Omer El Fakir, Design Engineer … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Asia Rocks Shanghai


活到老,学到老—A Man is Never Too Old to Learn Bluetooth® Asia was jam-packed with people, exhibitors and information during its two-day run in Shanghai. The event brought together everyone involved in Bluetooth technology—developers to suppliers—to inspire, empower, teach and connect. “In … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Technology Makes Home Life Easier


Bluetooth® and Bluetooth Smart technology are all about connections—connecting things to things, devices to applications and, with the recent Google announcement, connecting your information to the cloud—to enable the Internet of Things. “It has really been phenomenal to watch Bluetooth Smart … Continue reading