Explore the Latest in IoT Innovation at Bluetooth Asia 2017

Shenzhen Skyline

Bluetooth Asia, on 26-27 September 2017 in Shenzhen, China, is quickly becoming the premier Bluetooth event of the year. Bluetooth Asia 2017 is a totally new experience, giving you an opportunity to hear engaging keynotes from industry leaders, such as Mobike, CCSA, Tencent, Xiaomi, ARM, and more. Drawing from their extensive knowledge and industry expertise, you’ll learn more about Internet of Things (IoT) innovations across a range of applications, from commercial and industrial to smart homes. Continue Reading

That’s A Wrap, Bluetooth World 2017

Bluetooth World 2017 show floor

Last week in Santa Clara, California, Bluetooth World was host to more than 1,100 developers, executives, and start-ups. This year's conference showcased how Bluetooth technology is rapidly evolving to meeting IoT needs, and what we can expect in the near and distant future. Developers were able to gain hands-on experience building the devices that will change the way we interact with technology in our everyday lives. You can check out #BluetoothWorld on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get more... Continue Reading

Bluetooth World 2017 Opens Tomorrow

walking through convention center

Bluetooth World 2017 opens in less than 24 hours. There's still time to pre-register in advance to get free fast-track entry onsite, or you can register upon arrival.  With over 1500 Bluetooth developers, executives, start-ups and analysts already registered, this will be the biggest Bluetooth World yet!  It's free to attend the exhibition floor, so there really is no reason not to join us.  To make the most of your time, be sure to Download the Event Guide. Why attend Bluetooth World? Here’s a... Continue Reading

B2B Nation: IT Edition Starring Steve Hegenderfer


Josh Bland recently interviewed Steve Hegenderfer, director of developer programs at the Bluetooth SIG for the B2B Nation: IT Edition podcast. In this episode, they discussed Steve's thoughts on why Bluetooth should be viewed as a horizontal market instead of a vertical one, the growth of mesh gateways, what he’s most looking forward to at Bluetooth World, and more! Below are my key takeaways from the conversation.Bland: One of the primary Bluetooth functions is where you have one device wanting... Continue Reading

it's a new blue


It’s been almost 20 years since the advent of Bluetooth technology and since then it has transformed the way we live, work and play. From its roots in audio and consumer electronics, Bluetooth has grown into something much bigger. Yes, Bluetooth started the wearables revolution by making it easy to connect your smart phone to a fitness tracker or smart watch. Yes, Bluetooth brought the smart home of the future that much closer to reality today. And yes, Bluetooth is changing the way we experience... Continue Reading

BBC micro:bit—A Groundbreaking Project Putting Bluetooth Technology in the Hands of Next Generation of IoT Developers


Today marks another big milestone for Bluetooth Smart technology. Not only is it already established as a defining technology for the Internet of Things but also something just as big – a hugely prolific influence to the next generation of coders.As part of its 2015 Make it Digital initiative, the BBC today unveiled the BBC micro:bit – a pocket-sized, programmable computer that allows children get creative with technology. Up to 1 million micro:bits will be given to every 11 or 12 year old child... Continue Reading

Bluetooth Europe - Where the IoT Connects


Another two days, another awesome event. We wrapped up Bluetooth Europe and what can we say but “wow!” Bluetooth Europe inspired, empowered, taught and connected more than 225 attendees to the future of Bluetooth technology.There were some awesome discussions from an incredible speaker line up. Simon Drabble, director of product creation at Adidas, showed how Bluetooth Smart is changing the way teams and athletes train and perform. The people from TobyRich GmbH, Prashant Baibhav and Ulrich Ditschler, Continue Reading

Bluetooth Asia Rocks Shanghai


活到老,学到老—A Man is Never Too Old to LearnBluetooth 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 a couple of days, you meet everyone in the supply chain. You can make business relationships happen here,”—Jack Huang, CEO, GizwitsAttendees accessed high-quality content from some of the industry’s top innovators and speakers... Continue Reading

Riding the Bluetooth Wave - Android L


Last week at Google I/O, the company announced some impressive technology all stemming from the L-release of Android rolling out to consumers in the fall. The L-release extends Android wherever the user goes—to phones, tablets, wearables and to the TV. It was impressive how Google’s innovation connected and worked better together across each of the screen sizes. Now, imagine hundreds of millions of different devices connecting to these—everything from the novel to the life saving and everything... Continue Reading

Bluetooth SIG on the Future of the IoT


Bluetooth World brought together some of the biggest names in the industry for two packed days of programming. These speakers shared insights on how Bluetooth Smart technology is making the Internet of Things a practical reality for billions of people by efficiently connecting everything from the novel to the life saving and everything in between.Suke Jawanda, CMO of the Bluetooth SIG, outlines how Bluetooth Smart is the great enabler for the future of the Internet of Everything. Below is his speaker... Continue Reading