Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485 GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs). Invented by telecom vendor Ericsson in 1994, it was originally conceived as a wireless alternative to RS-232 data cables. It can connect several devices, overcoming problems of synchronization.Bluetooth is managed by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), which has more than 20,000 member companies in the areas of telecommunication, computing, networking, and consumer electronics. Bluetooth was standardized as IEEE 802.15.
Posts about Bluetooth
  • Subaru Aims For Zero Car Accidents

    … while they drive needs Bluetooth technology. But most of all, what people look for in a car now, is safety. They want the best airbags, back-up cameras, sensors that beep when you’re too close to something. For people on the market for a new vehicle, there are even more safety features that can help drivers avoid auto accidents. Safer Cars Means…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Distracted Driving is a Leading Cause of Car Accidents

    … One of the leading causes of car accidents today is distracted driving. Distracted driving is an umbrella term with many possible causes: the use of cell phones for talking, checking email or texting, changing the station on the radio, even engaging in conversation with a passenger. However, no matter the cause, distracted driving can result…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 23 readers -
  • NHTSA and FBI Offer Tips to Prevent Vehicle CyberHacking

    … We already know the dangers of leaving a smartphone unattended, or using a computer connected to the internet without having a firewall or virus protection—now the FBI and NHTSA are telling us that our new, technology-savvy vehicles are just as vulnerable. The technology that allows us to use our devices via Bluetooth and access online help…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 10 readers -
  • Cellphone Use and Rate of Car Accidents

    …). In Illinois, it is illegal for any person to use a handheld electronic device while operating a motor vehicle, and drivers who violate state law can face serious consequences. Although it is permissible to use hands-free technology such as Bluetooth or speakerphone, doing so will increase your chances of getting into a preventable car accident. However…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 29 readers -
  • Texas Cities Which Ban Texting and Driving

    … the rest of the nation? Well, Texas has actually passed a ban on texting while driving… In fact, we’ve done it twice. In 2011, the Texas Legislature was successful in passing a statewide ban. Unfortunately (and despite overwhelming public support), it was vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry. Again in 2013, a similar bill was passed with wide bipartisan support…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 40 readers -
  • Is Hands Free Texting Safer Than Traditional Texting?

    … proclaim about the safety of hands-free technology, such as Siri on the IPhone and vehicles enabled with Bluetooth, voice messaging is not necessarily any safer for drivers. AAA study reveals risks behind hands-free texting According to a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the illusion created by hands-free systems potentially…

    Bruning Legal- 16 readers -
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