Suke Jawanda

Here’s an exclusive look at what’s coming to your mobile devices with Bluetooth 4.1

Soon, your Bluetooth-enabled wearables should be able to talk directly to one another, rather than having to route all their traffic through your smartphone or another hub device. Bluetooth 4.0, otherwise known as Bluetooth SMART, enabled Bluetooth devices to communicate with one another while maintaining a low power draw. It’s what keeps your Fitbit in… Read More

Mark Powell

New leader says Bluetooth has ‘just scratched the surface’

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, an industry consortium headquartered in the Seattle region, this morning named a new executive director, wireless veteran Mark Powell, who will oversee efforts to push the short-range wireless technology into new settings and applications. Powell, previously an executive with Kineto Wireless, which he co-founded in 2001, has worked in the… Read More