Custom Search
More than 12,000 searchable pages indexed.

Your RF Cafe
Progenitor & Webmaster

Click here to read about RF CafeView the YouTube RF Cafe Intro VideoKirt Blattenberger ... single-handedly redefining what an engineering website should be.

Carpe Diem!
(Seize the Day!)

5th MOB:
My USAF radar shop

Airplanes and Rockets:
My personal hobby website

Equine Kingdom:
My daughter Sally's horse riding website

•−•  ••−•    −•−•  •−  ••−•  •
RF Cafe Morse Code >Hear It<

Job Board

About RF Cafe™


Bluetooth - Oops, I Just Violated Their Trademark
Kirt's Cogitations #68

These original Kirt's Cogitations™ may be reproduced (no more than 5, please) provided proper credit is given to me, Kirt Blattenberger.

Please click here to return to the Table of Contents.

   Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted thought or reflection; meditation; contemplation.
   Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.

< Previous                      Next >

Bluetooth - Oops, I Just Violated Their Trademark

According to the Bluetooth brand requirements, the term "Bluetooth" must always be used as an adjective. Furthermore, when the term "Bluetooth" is used to denote the corresponding technology, the term "wireless" must be inserted between the Bluetooth and the terminology. Bluetooth is named after the Danish king Harald Blatand (meaning blue tooth). So basically, you cannot even refer to the word "Bluetooth," since doing so violates the spirit of the trademark; by that rule, it cannot even be listed in the dictionary.