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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Bluetooth Location Services Device Growth to Trend Up Over the Next 5 Years

Best known for its innovation in audio streaming and wearable devices, Bluetooth® technology is also…

Sub-metre accuracy claimed for indoor Bluetooth positioning kits

U-blox is claiming sub-metre indoor accuracy with development kits for Bluetooth direction-finding and positioning.

10 Resources That Showcase the Range and Reliability of Bluetooth Technology

Despite the overwhelming adoption of Bluetooth® technology across a wide range of global solutions…

Luminaire Level Lighting Controls and the Future of Healthy Buildings

As we build back from the pandemic, the building industry is rethinking how we…

Bluetooth Low Energy Innovations in Connected Vehicles That You Didn’t Know Of

The automotive industry is evolving at a fast pace. Modern automobiles are far from…

Bluetooth Range and Reliability: Myth vs Fact

For years, Bluetooth® technology enhanced the lives of millions of people around the world, becoming…

How COVID-19 Changed the Way Location Services Solutions Are Implemented

Kontakt.io, a global innovator of indoor location services, serves more than 2,000 customers across…

The Role of Lighting in Smart Buildings

Undoubtedly, everyone is aware of two types of lighting, i.e., wired and wireless. It…

Building Automation: Achieving Energy Savings of Over 90 Percent With Smart Lighting Sensors and Bluetooth Mesh

Intelligent sensors are becoming increasingly important in building technology. Modern sensor technology with high-performance…

Bluetooth® Technology and the Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Millions of people have installed smartphone applications which are designed to notify users if…

The Difference Between Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy

The naming conventions for Bluetooth technologies have changed over the years and still cause…

SmartShepherd Improves Scalability For Their Smart Farming IoT Applications With Cassia’s Bluetooth Gateways

Learn how SmartShepherd partnered with Cassia Networks to enable real-time tracking and monitoring of…

How to Unlock the Full Potential of Networked Lighting Control Systems

A revolution is at hand. Intelligent luminaires are expanding beyond the standard on/off and…

State-Of-The-Art Smart Lighting In A Peace-Of-Mind Package

Retrofitting an energy efficient lighting scheme can involve a lot of upheaval and, with…

Secure and Accurate Distance Bounding for Bluetooth Secure Access

Are you involved in the design and development of products that rely on secure…

High Accuracy Distance Measurement (HADM) Demo For Keyless Entry Systems

In this technology demo Lambda:4 shows their phase based ranging with a standard Bluetooth…

DALI Alliance intros new Bluetooth gateway spec for in-building mesh networks

The DALI Alliance, the trade group representing the DALI smart-lighting interface, has released a…

From Car Access to Tire Pressure Monitoring, Discover How Bluetooth Low Energy is Changing the Connected Car

Bluetooth® Low Energy is on a path to become ubiquitous. The Bluetooth Special Interest…

Evolution vs. Revolution: The Building Blocks of Automotive Body Electronics

In the past few generations of automobiles, there have been significant advancements in vehicle…

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.

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…

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.

Build a Smarter Building with Blue

See how Bluetooth increases reliability, reduces costs, and enhances your smart building ROI.

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