Vote for SXSW Panels – IoT, Beacons, and Security

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Now is the time to weigh in on what you want to see at SXSW 2016 by voting for the panels you want featured at next year’s interactive conference. The Bluetooth SIG has three sessions on the hot topics of IoT, beacon technology, and security with insights from industry leaders like IHS Technology, Fortune, Under Armour, Mutual Mobile, Encap Security, and CSID. Voting ends September 4th so be sure to vote for your favorite sessions today!The Smart Security vs. Functionality TradeoffWith more smart... Continue Reading

Vote for SXSW Panels–Beacons and Young Innovation

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Now is the time to weigh in on what you want to see at SXSW 2015 by voting for the panels you want featured at next year’s interactive conference. Voting ends September 5th so be sure to vote for your favorite sessions before then!Beacons for Good: Avoiding the CreepyImagine going to the grocery store and getting turn-by-turn directions to the products you need, reminders for items you left off your list and coupons tailored specifically to you. Sounds helpful, but also a little creepy, right? Beacons... Continue Reading

Vote for SXSW Panels– Let’s Talk Smart Home

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Now is the time to weigh in on what you want to see at SXSW 2015 by voting for the panels you want featured at next year’s interactive conference. Voting ends September 5th so be sure to vote for your favorite sessions before then!Smart Home: What's Really Holding It BackSmart Home has been touted as the “next big thing” for the past 50 years. Companies have promised homes filled with smart devices worthy of the Jetsons since, well, the show debuted in 1962, and even before with the 1957 RCA-Whirlpool... Continue Reading

Shop with Bluetooth Technology 'til You Drop

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Connect with Bluetooth technology this holiday season! There are so many interesting and cool Bluetooth products on the market. You are bound to find something in your price point. Here is just a very small sample.[satellite gallery=2 auto=on caption=on thumbs=on] Check out our other blogs for more gift ideas: Bluetooth Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Train Harder and Smarter: 15 Bluetooth Sports Products Mother’s Day Bluetooth Technology Gift Guide Father’s Day Bluetooth Technology Gift Guide Rock Out... Continue Reading

Rock out with 15 Bluetooth Speakers

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This year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group celebrates its 15th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of Bluetooth technology. Today, you are likely to find Bluetooth in the heart rate monitor you take for a run, in your watch or even the lock on your front door. But for years Bluetooth technology has been a big part of the music scene. There is an amazing array of Bluetooth speakers available—with more coming all the time. In honor of our 15th year, and because everyone likes music, here's a... Continue Reading

SecuRemote protects your home with Bluetooth

No more touchy garage door openers, copying keys or memorizing security codes. Bluetooth technology and SecuRemote can open garage doors and soon outdoor-gates and turn on lights. No RF line-of-sight-required.Thanks to Bluetooth technology, homeowners can conveniently consolidate home security efforts to a smartphone app, SecuRemote products & cloud-based software. Easily adjust other users permissions, grant or pre-schedule access, and receive notifications of device & user activity.Plus, software... Continue Reading

Worry Free with hipKey

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A classic “case of the Mondays” begins something like this... Time spent finding phone - 3 minutes Time spent searching for keys - 5 minutes Time spent locating purse - 4 minutesEnter hipKey, a small Bluetooth enabled sensor device designed to keep tabs on your necessities, saving you time.Plus, there’s an app for that! Using Bluetooth Smart technology the hipKey & app work together, notifying you based on the customizable modes you select. iPhone out of reach? Alarm mode can be set to short medium... Continue Reading

Indoor Bluetooth Bike Trainer

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Wahoo Fitness recently announced a new Bluetooth fitness product to help athletes take their training to the next level. KickR PowerTrainer can replicate up to a 15% hill grade and simulate actual cycling courses. Not only do you feel the burn, but you can brag about it too – KickR uses Bluetooth 4.0 to send your performance stats in real-time to compatible iOS apps.With fall looming in the Northern Hemisphere the KickR is an appealing substitute for donning the protective gear necessary for braving... Continue Reading