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Catch More Fish with Bluetooth Smart Technology

iBobber

Are you looking for an interesting Bluetooth® product for Father’s Day? How about the iBobber Bluetooth Smart Fishfinder? The iBobber is a castable fishfinder that syncs with an iPhone or iPad. The iBobber uses sonar to locate fish in up … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Smart Technology Trains Your Muscles

SmartMio

Here’s a new take on wearables. SmartMio isn’t simply worn but adheres to your body. It uses short electrical pulses to give your muscles a workout no matter where you are. The SmartMio is designed to help athletes focus on … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Smart Technology—From Trend to Standard

Bluetooth Smart logo

There was an interesting article a few weeks ago in EE Times by Joel Martin, senior VP and GM of Teardown.com. Teardown.com tears down nearly 400 devices a year. In his article, Martin discusses how Bluetooth® Smart technology gained rapid … Continue reading

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Bouncing Baby and Bluetooth Smart Technology

When you become a parent for the first time, you become extremely concerned for the health of your baby, sometimes overly concerned. I remember a couple of midnight trips to the emergency room for a temperature spike after my son … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Breakthrough Award Winner – Student Category

15-year-old Shiva Nathan came up with his Bluetooth Breakthrough Award student entry while working on an EEG (Electroencephalography)-based video game. In 2011, while developing the EEG MindWave Mobile headset video game, Shiva’s priorities changed. A member of his extended family … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Smart Technology Dominates Show Floor at MWC

Mobile World Congress 2014 has come and gone, but Bluetooth® Smart technology made an impact. There was a great deal of buzz on the show floor in Barcelona this year. Carrying on the tradition of CES from January, wearable devices … Continue reading

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Wearables and Bluetooth Wireless Technology

Wearables

If there are any topics I think will be prominent in the Bluetooth® technology conversations this year, they are smart home, beacons, and wearables. You can read my beacon and smart home blogs. This one focuses on wearables…because they are … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Smart Technology Brings Piano into the 21st Century

“If love played an instrument, I’ll bet it would be the piano.” ― Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title Our love affair with the piano started in the 1700s with Italian inventor Bartolomeo Cristofor. It grew into the modern … Continue reading

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Keeping Food Fresh with Bluetooth Smart

Leave it to the mind of a young college student to think of ways to save time and money. Tameka Gongs, a 20-year-old student attending Louisiana State University, and Bluetooth® Breakthrough Award finalist, was tired of her friends always having … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Technology Gives Cyclists Eyes In the Back of Their Head

Inspiration comes from many places, and in Bluetooth Breakthrough Award student-finalist Savannah Cofer’s instance, it came from her little brother. When most teenagers are bothered by their younger siblings, Savannah loved spending time with hers, especially riding their bicycles to … Continue reading