Bluetooth Revealed

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2001 - Computers - 303 pages
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The authoritative guide to Bluetooth! From two contributors to the Bluetooth specification!

For users, the new Bluetooth wireless standard will cut through the complexity of wireless communications, enabling devices to communicate seamlessly. "Bluetooth Revealed" offers the first insider's view of the Bluetooth standards: crucial information and insight professionals need to start implementing Bluetooth solutions--now. Written by leaders of the Bluetooth community, it presents the entire specification in unprecedented depth: its goals, scope, structure, interrelationships, and applications. Coverage includes: Design challenges: 2.4 GHz spectrum characteristics, power consumption, global standardization, and other key issues Usage models: cordless computing, advanced headsets, file transfer/sync, dial-up networking, conferencing, hidden computing, and more The entire Bluetooth protocol stack: radio, baseband, and software layers; hardware and interfaces; and Link Manager and Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP) Bluetooth profiles: generic, telephony, networking, serial, and object exchange

"Bluetooth Revealed" previews Bluetooth's future, including next-generation vertical and horizontal applications, and introduces today's resources for Bluetooth development, including silicon and developer's kits, as well as legacy product enablers. If you're intending to build, deploy, or market Bluetooth solutions, start right here.

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About the author (2001)

BRENT A. MILLER is Senior Software Engineer in the Pervasive Computing Division at IBM Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. He chaired the Bluetooth Service Discovery task force that produced the V. 1.0 Service Discovery Protocol and Service Discovery Application Profile. He is currently involved in the Bluetooth SIG's Printing and Extended Service Discovery working groups.

CHATSCHIK BISDIKIAN is Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, specializing in short-range wireless networks, service discovery, spontaneous networking, multimedia/broadband communications, and related research. He has contributed heavily to the Bluetooth specifications and is involved with the standardization of the Bluetooth wireless technology in the IEEE 802.15 working group.

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