Bluetooth Chelsea Wilkinson Business Information Systems Professor Park
Origin of Bluetooth • Engineers at Ericcson a Swedish Company • King Harold Blatand • Bluetooth was introduced in 1998 • Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)
Bluetooth Wireless Connection • Devices that Use Bluetooth • A limited, but growing number of devices use Bluetooth at present. Devices that are starting or have Bluetooth connectivity built in include : • Digital cameras and camcorders • Printers • Scanners • Cell Phones • PDAs • Laptops • Keyboards and Mice • Headsets • In-car handsfree kits • GPS navigation receivers • Home appliances (microwaves, washers, driers, refrigerators)
Bluetooth Wireless Connection • Short-range • Adaptive Frequency Hopping (AHF)
Bluetooth Personal Network • Personal Area Network ( PAN) • Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage network connections. • Under Personal Area Network, click the Bluetooth Network Connection icon. • On the toolbar, click View Bluetooth network devices. • In the Bluetooth Personal Area Network Devices dialog box, under Bluetooth devices, click the device that you want to connect to, and then click Connect.
Bluetooth Reliability • Limited interference • High Speed • Low Energy