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Bluetooth 5 Will Be Announced at Discover: Blue Next Week

Bluetooth 5 doubles range and quadruples speed, full reveal due next week  #FashionTech #IoT

  • Bluetooth 5 doubles range and quadruples speed, full reveal due next week
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  • Bluetooth 5 is expected to double the range and quadruple the speed of low-energy transmissions when it succeeds the current version 4.2, which was itself introduced in December 2014.
  • Bluetooth 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 devices could not upgrade to newer versions of the standard, but more recently, Bluetooth 4.0 devices were able make the jump to version 4.1 via software update, according to a report from Mac Rumors .
  • Powell states that the change is intended to simplify the organization’s marketing efforts, and make it clear to users that this is a “significant” update to the technology.

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Mark Powell, executive director of the Bluetooth SIG, has confirmed that Bluetooth 5 will be officially unveiled at an event in London next week.


Bluetooth 5 Will Be Announced at Discover: Blue Next Week

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