Every year, the Bluetooth® community makes major strides that drive wireless innovation, overcome challenges, and create stronger, more interoperable connections around the world. Community members work diligently with global partners to deliver comprehensive case studies that validate the reliability, flexibility, and scalability of Bluetooth technology across a wide range of platforms and infrastructures, from indoor navigation to commercial connected lighting and even COVID-19 response solutions powered by Bluetooth technology.

These case studies not only highlight the impact Bluetooth technology can have in any environment, but they also serve as an ongoing reminder of how Bluetooth innovations are being used to create a more connected world, free from wires. Here is a look back at some of the top Bluetooth member case studies of 2020.

 

Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission Using Phillips’ Biosensor BX100 and Cassia’s Bluetooth Gateways

Learn how Philips partnered with Cassia Networks to help fight the spread of COVID-19 in a major Dutch hospital using Philips’ Biosensor BX100 and Cassia’s Bluetooth gateways and IoT Access Controller. Instant download.

POM Tracer Ensures Workplace Safety with Contact Tracing Solutions from Laird Connectivity

POM Tracer was looking to create an easy-to-implement product that would allow businesses and organizations to safely return employees to their offices to mitigate the risk of future shutdowns due to COVID-19. Instant download.

Scaling Up Wireless Lighting Controls

Westerner Park, Central Alberta’s largest trade show, agriculture, entertainment, and sports facility, recently become home to one of the biggest Bluetooth mesh lighting control networks. Read more.

Energy and Cost Savings at Pioneer Markets

Pioneer market, a family-owned grocery business in Mariposa and Waterford, California relies on LED Drivers integrated with wireless Bluetooth mesh to support a lighting system that improves the customer experience by providing higher levels of natural light. Read more.

Quuppa and Dyer Engineering

To achieve an efficient and accurate production outcome, Dyer Engineering, an innovative group of fabrication and machining businesses, turned to ThinkIN’s location tracking solution, which is a combination of Quuppa’s indoor positioning technology and ThinkIN’s software application. Read more.

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Extending an ENS to Support Wearable Devices

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2021 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

Qualified Bluetooth Mesh - Unlocking the Value of the Building

Facilities managers are growing increasingly conscious that the buildings they manage need to be…

The Largest Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Control Installation in the World!

The project itself consisted of 3,685 Bluetooth mesh McWong TruBlu lighting controllers (installed in…

Location tracking in healthcare with the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System

Quuppa, a Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) provider based in Espoo, was founded in 2012…

Responding to In-Person Teaching Challenges with BLE Real-Time Location Services

Announcements regarding the reopening of schools have begun to appear regularly throughout the US.…

Pointr Webinar: How to Create Smart Buildings with Bluetooth® Location Services

One of the hottest topics this year is the deployment of location services and…

Back to normality

Chuck Sabin, senior director of market development at Bluetooth SIG, explains how Bluetooth Technology…

Sensor Technologies for Health, Wellness and Productivity

Navigating the landscape of COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines is a challenge for building owners…

Asset Tracking Post COVID-19: From Use Cases to Case Studies

In the wake of the pandemic, the need for businesses and government facilities to…

HubSense Effortlessly Turns An Existing Installation Into An Intelligent New Light Management System

When the antiquated lighting system in an office building in Kolding, Denmark, was no…

How Real-Time Location Services Build a Bridge to Post-COVID-19 Supply Chains

Real-time locating systems offer a way to bridge that gap, with savings and efficiencies…

Cost-Effective Solutions for End-to-End Manufacturing Visibility

Cost pressures on global manufacturers are enormous. Consolidations and driving toward higher efficiency have…

How Bluetooth® Technology is Enabling Safe Return Strategies in a COVID-19 Era

This report shares insight into how Bluetooth® technology is being leveraged by organizations of all sizes to…

Social Distancing by the Thousands: How our BT710 Makes it Easy

As more governments, schools, workplaces, and others explore options for resuming public life in…

Understanding Reliability in Bluetooth® Technology

Download this detailed discussion of the issues and factors that impact the reliability of…

Energy and Cost Savings at Pioneer Markets in Mariposa and Waterford, California

Pioneer market is a family owned grocery business operating in Mariposa, California and Waterford,…

Bluetooth SIG works to include wearable in COVID-19 exposure notification systems

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is working to create a new specification that…

Extending an ENS to Support Wearable Devices

See how an ENS can better address population groups critical to managing a pandemic…

How to Deploy BlueZ on a Raspberry Pi Board as a Bluetooth Mesh Provisioner

This step-by-step study guide will teach you: How to rebuild the kernel on a…

2020 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

Bluetooth Location Services

See 8 use cases for enhancing building efficiencies and creating a better visitor experience, discover new data that supports the latest trends and forecasts, and find out what’s driving the rapid adoption of location services solutions.

How to Make Wearables Bluetooth Mesh Provisioners

Learn how to create applications for smartwatches and other platforms that can monitor and control nodes in a Bluetooth mesh network.

Lighting as a Platform

See how connected lighting systems are being used as a platform to enable advanced building services like wayfinding, asset tracking, and space utilization to improve the ROI of smart building investments.

An Introduction to the Bluetooth Mesh Proxy Function

Learn how to create applications for smartphones and other platforms which can monitor and control nodes in a Bluetooth mesh network.