What is Bluetooth?
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Bluetooth is a computing and telecommunications industry specification that describes how mobile phones, computers, and personal digital assistants (PDAs) can easily interconnect with each other and with home and business phones and computers using a short-range wireless connection. Using this technology, users of cellular phones, pagers, and personal digital assistants such as the PalmPilot will be able to buy a three-in-one phone that can double as a portable phone at home or in the office, get quickly synchronized with information in a desktop or notebook computer, initiate the sending or receiving of a fax, initiate a print-out, and, in general, have all mobile and fixed computer devices be totally coordinated.
requires that a low-cost transceiver chip be included in each device. The
Why is it called Bluetooth?
• Name after Herald Bluetooth, the Viking King who united Denmark and Norway in the 10th century.
• Herald Christianized the Danes.
• Bluetooth Wireless technology will unite mobile electronic devices of the world.
Piconet: a collection of devices connected via Bluetooth technology in an ad hoc fashion. A piconet starts with two connected devices, such as a portable PC and cellular phone, and may grow to eight connected devices. All Bluetooth devices are peer units and have identical implementations. However, when establishing a piconet, one unit will act as a master and the other(s) as slave(s) for the duration of the piconet connection.
Scatternet: Multiple independent and non-synchronized piconets form a scatternet.
Master unit: the device in a piconet whose clock and hopping sequence are used to synchronize all other devices in the piconet.
Slave units: all devices in a piconet that are not the master.
Bluetooth Technology Specifications
The Basic Bluetooth System Architecture
802.11 vs. BLUETOOTH vs. IR
Connecting Bluetooth Devices
The following articles include connecting various peripheral devices, such as a printer, PDA, and cell phones, along with transferring files from one computer to another. Once you have installed the proper Bluetooth software, and configured your device, connecting to other Bluetooth devices is relatively simple. These articles will concentrate on personal devices rather than networking devices such as access points.
In the first part we will establish a connection between a Compaq iPAQ, and a computer or laptop with Bluetooth software installed. Remember, Bluetooth is a wireless technology, and not a networked device.
|To connect a Compaq iPAQ to a system||Synchronizing With ActiveSync|
|Setting Up the Host Computer|
|Creating a Wireless ActiveSync|
|Establishing A Connection|
|Procedure for Installation of Microsoft Bluetooth Keyboard & Mouse|
|What is Baseband?|
|Possible Troubleshooting Steps||Protocol Stack||Link Manager Protocol|
The Official Bluetooth® Wireless Info Site
|Preventive Maintenance of a PC||What are Eastereggs?|
|What are Trojans, Worms, Virus', Spyware and Browser Hijackers?||Tweak's Boot Disks|
|Windows 98 FAQ's and Links||Understanding Hardware|
|Windows XP and XP links||Bud Light Presents Mp3's|
|BIOS Passwords||Tech Humor|
|I Always Wanted to Know|
|The Windows Registry|
|Outlook Express, Internet Explorer & Word|