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BLUETOOTH-open Wireless Technology
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Bluetooth-open Wireless Technology.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength radio transmissions in the ISM band from 2400–2480 MHz) from fixed and mobile devices, creating personal area networks (PANs) with high levels of security. Created by telecom vendor Ericsson in 1994,it was originally conceived as a wireless alternative to data cables. It can connect several devices, overcoming problems of synchronization.
- "Bluetooth" is an anglicised version of the Scandinavian Blåtand/Blåtann.
- Bluetooth uses a radio technology called frequency-hopping spread spectrum.
- Bluetooth provides a secure way to connect and exchange information between devices such as faxes, mobile phones, telephones, laptops, personal computers, printers, Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers, digital cameras, and video game consoles.