A recent article featured on staceyoniot.com took a look at how Bluetooth® member company Ruuvi is using Bluetooth technology to create building tags and gateways for Bluetooth mesh networks.

How Ruuvi is Building Bluetooth Networks

In a number of projects, Ruuvi innovations have become a key part of other smart building solutions. According to Henri Hakunti, COO and co-founder at Ruuvi Innovations, Ruuvi is on track to see $2.5 million in revenue in 2019 as demand for its sensors grow. This is due in part to the recent release of the Ruuvi Node, a maintenance-free, open-source node solution that combines integrated GPS, environmental sensors, cellular connectivity, and embedded energy harvesting capabilities, allowing it to function for extended periods without needing to replace the battery.

As outlined on staceyoniot.com, this feature of longer battery life sets the Ruuvi Node apart from similar solutions and creates great opportunities for use in large-scale commercial applications, including corporate and enterprise environments looking to take advantage of Bluetooth based sensor data. Reportedly, as many as 25,000 Ruuvi tags have been effectively deployed across small warehouse applications and there is significant potential for the technology to scale up beyond its current uses.

The Proliferation of Bluetooth Mesh

For more than two years, a number of Bluetooth® member companies have been developing Bluetooth mesh products. Bluetooth mesh networking enables many-to-many (m:m) device communications and is optimized for creating large-scale device networks. Bluetooth mesh is ideally suited for control, monitoring, and automation systems where tens, hundreds, or thousands of devices need to reliably and securely communicate with one another.

Since its release in July 2017, Bluetooth mesh has become the clear choice for large-scale device networks. Already, more than 220 products with mesh networking capability have been qualified from leading silicon, stack, component, and end-product vendors. See a full list of qualified Bluetooth mesh products.

Check out the new Bluetooth resource center and discover, news, case studies, papers, videos, and more on how other members are integrating Bluetooth mesh into their innovations. 

FEATURED DOWNLOAD

The Case for Bluetooth Mesh

Learn how Bluetooth mesh networking brings the proven, global interoperability and mature, trusted ecosystem associated with Bluetooth technology to the creation of industrial-grade device networks.

INSTANT DOWNLOAD

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…

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…

How STEINEL Saves Energy Costs With Bluetooth Mesh and Turns Lighting Systems Into Smart IoT Backbones

The introduction of the power-saving Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) standard and the expansion 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…

Intelligent Light Solutions For The Albrecht Dürer Exhibition

Intelligent light solution for the exhibition of Albrecht Dürer’s precious engravings at Palazzo Sturm,…

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…

Bluetooth shipments to reach six billion by 2025

Annual shipments of Bluetooth-enabled devices are set to top six billion by 2025, according…

Why Wireless Control Networks Are Taking Over Commercial Lighting

Commercial connected lighting systems have long held the promise of providing building managers with…

Bluetooth® Technology: The Swiss Army Knife of Low-Power Wireless Technologies

Since its inception, Bluetooth® technology has undergone many enhancements and changes that have allowed…

Revealed: New Trends Driving the Future of Bluetooth® Technology

Watch Chuck Sabin, Senior Director, Market Development for the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG),…

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.

Intelligent Light solutions for the Albrecht Dürer Exhibition

Today, we are living in a world where smart is the new normal, and…

Bluetooth Mesh: A Healthier Wireless Option

At some point in the near future, nearly every object in the home or…

Understanding Reliability in Bluetooth® Technology

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

Bluetooth Mesh Networking Highlights and Features

This white paper provides an overview of the Bluetooth Mesh Profile and highlights some…

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.

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.

2019 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.

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.

Overview – Bluetooth Mesh Networking

A quick overview outlining how Bluetooth mesh uniquely meets the reliability, scalability, and security requirements of commerical and industrial markets.

 Get Help