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Bluetooth

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Bluetooth is a short-range radio technology developed in early 1998 to eliminate the cables that connect electronic devices. Its inventors hoped to create a unified set of rules (in other words, a standardized protocol) of communication between devices, to resolve the ...

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