Bluetooth enhances support for location services with new direction finding feature

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced a new direction finding feature that holds the potential to significantly enhance the performance of Bluetooth location services solutions. The new feature allows devices to determine the direction of a Bluetooth signal,

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Alibaba and Xiaomi join new Bluetooth SIG Smart Home Subgroup to boost mesh networking

In response to growing adoption of Bluetooth mesh networking in smart home solutions, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has formed a new Smart Home Subgroup.

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Bluetooth SIG announces Mesh networking capability

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced that Bluetooth®technology, the global standard for simple, secure wireless connectivity, now supports mesh networking. The new mesh capability enables many-to-many (m:m) device communications and is optimised for creating large-scale device networks.

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Bluetooth 5 to quadruple range, double speed, and increase data broadcasting capacity by 800%

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) reported that its next release, coming late 2016 to early 2017, will be called Bluetooth 5 and will include significantly increased range, speed, and broadcast messaging capacity.

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