It’s been one week since the launch of the Bluetooth® mesh networking standard, and across the wireless connectivity industry people are talking about how Bluetooth mesh will shape the next evolution of solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Members Make It Possible

Our members played a critical role in developing Bluetooth mesh. Some members, like Wireless Cables, Qualcomm, Silicon Labs, and Silvair, are actively promoting this new wireless technology.

A Global Impact

The impact of the new Bluetooth mesh standard was also felt on the other side of the world. APAC publications, including, EETimes Japan, Nikkei Technology –Tetsuo Nozawa, Electronic News, Commercial Times, Digitimes, and Business Next all published comprehensive articles outlining Bluetooth mesh’s capability to enable many-to-many device communications, and how it could lead to big opportunities for Bluetooth technology in the Industrial IoT market. 

Bluetooth Mesh in the News

Interested in seeing what everyone else is saying about Bluetooth mesh? We’ve compiled several links to third-party publications. Read what the industry thinks about Bluetooth® mesh networking.

Tom Krazit at GeekWire calls mesh, “An important upgrade that could accelerate the development of the smart home and industrial internet.” Read more in his article:
Mesh networking comes to Bluetooth, which could set off a new wave of smart buildings

Robert Triggs with Android Authority says, “Mesh networking and the move towards IoT seems like a natural fit for Bluetooth’s capabilities.” For more, check out his article:
Bluetooth Mesh Networking will usher in huge connected environments

James O Malley from Gizmodo says, “It’s Going to Supercharge the Internet of Things.” For a full look at the article, check out:
Bluetooth Mesh Is Going To Be A Big Deal: Here are 6 Reasons Why You Should Care

Mark Halper at LEDs Magazine looks at how Bluetooth mesh is, “a move that could help open commercial and industrial market opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) lighting.” Read the complete article:
Bluetooth’s range just widened, and IoT lighting companies are thrilled

Peter Sayer with IDG News Service says, “Mesh networking will make it simpler to connect sensors across industry sites.” For more, check out the full article:
Bluetooth devices could soon have mesh networking capabilities

Malcolm Owen from AppleInsider says, “the addition of Bluetooth LE mesh networking could make the smart home platform a more attractive proposition to home owners.” Check out the full article:
Mesh networking addition to Bluetooth LE revealed, could help boost Apple HomeKit coverage

Chris Merriman at The Inquirer says that with Bluetooth mesh, “Now everything can talk to everything else.” Read more in his article:
Bluetooth Mesh launches as the ultimate Internet of Things tool

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