In spite of its rather tumultuous beginnings, Bluetooth has emerged as a significant technology for short range
connectivity. Now that the Holy Grail of a true System in Package (SIP) Bluetooth module is available, product designers
no longer need to have RF expertise on-hand to successfully integrate Bluetooth into headsets, printers, PDAs, keyboards,
mice, security systems, and a plethora of other applications. Way back in the late 1990s, when Bluetooth fist arrived
in concept, a target price of $3 was proposed as the level at which adoption would be ubiquitous. We are finally
there and indeed, Bluetooth technology is popping up all over the map. Even kids' toys are incorporating Bluetooth
ICs. Here are some of the most prominent vendors of Bluetooth products to assist you in your own endeavors.Bluetooth Resources
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Apple - Bluetooth | apple.com/search/?q=bluetooth
Apple & Bluetooth hardware technologies.
Axis Communications | axis.com/products/dev/index.htm | +46 46 272 18 00 | Sweden
developed a Bluetooth driver for Linux that can be used both in our ETRAX boards as well as on an ordinary Linux
PC. The code is released under AXIS OpenBT Stack license and is available at Sourceforge.
Bluetooth Shareware | blueshareware.com
Bluetooth Remote Control, DialItNow!, LockItNow!BeamItNow!
Broadcom Corp | broadcom.com | 949-926-5000 | Irvine, CA
Manufacturer of semiconductors
for wired and wireless communications including Bluetooth, cable, cellular, consumer electronics, data/telecom networks,
DSL, enterprise networking, mobile multimedia, satellite, voice over IP (VoIP), and wireless LAN.
D-Link | dlink.com/corporate/worldwideoffices/?redirect=/default.aspx | 800-326-1688 | Fountain
Wireless USB Bluetooth adapters.
Ericsson | ericsson.com | 972-583-0000 | Plano, TX
Article - Bluetooth Wireless technology.
Erzia Technologies S.L. | erzia.com | 0034 942 29 13 45 | Santander, Spain
and RF equipment supplier for space and satellite communications, specializing in developing and manufacturing custom
equipments for specific requirements, systems design & integration.
FlexiPanel | flexipanel.com | +44 (0) 20 7524 7774 | London, U.K.
Bluetooth & ZigBee
remote control modules for turnkey systems.
FrogPad, Inc | frogpad.com | 713-960-9611 | Houston, TX
GNOME Bluetooth Subsystem | live.gnome.org/GnomeBluetooth
In development as a prototype
by Edd Dumbill, with the intention of being submitted to the GNOME desktop project. The software is free, licensed
under the GPL.
Kensington Technology Group | accobrands.com/acco/us/us/s/2409/kensington.aspx | 650-572-2700
| Redwood Shores, CA
PocketMouse - Precision optical tracking with the wireless freedom of Bluetooth.
Nokia | nokia.com
Palm | palm.com/us | 408-503-7000 | Milpitas, CA
Bluetooth Wireless Technology for Personal
Plextek Ltd | plextek.com/gprs.htm | +44 (0) 1799 533200 | UK
Custom electronic product
and system design including multi-media GSM/GPRS handsets, Bluetooth based hands-free car kits, RF power amplifier
modules, various full custom GaAs MMICs.
RadTech LLC | radtech.us/Products/BT500.aspx | 314-209-9993 | Earth City, MO
RFMD | rfmd.com | 336-664-1233 | Greensboro, NC
Supplier of high-performance radio systems
and solutions including AMPS, MMIC, Bluetooth, TDMA, CDMA, W-CDMA, GSM/DCS/PCS, WLAN.
Round Solutions GmbH | roundsolutions.com | +49 6102799280 | Neu-Isenburg, Germany
and distributor of customised embedded, PCB and standard GSM/UMTS/WIFI/GPS antenna, Cellular modems, GPS module
with integrated antennas and RF cables. Bluetooth, WIFI and ISM RF module for embedded applications and M2M products
and free services please check www.track4free.com and www.gauge4free.com.
Roving Networks | rovingnetworks.com | 408-395-6539 | Los Gatos, CA
Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
modules and dongles.
Socket Communications | socketmobile.com
Offers complete Bluetooth solutions which cordlessly
connect your Windows handheld, notebook or PC to other Bluetooth enhanced devices.