Major milestones achieved in 2001 include the ratification of the Bluetooth 1
.1 specification, ending years of revisions and non-interoperable intermediate specifications.
The two companies have combined WIDCOMM's BTW software and Infineon's BlueMoon(TM) chipset to create fully functional Bluetooth 1
.1 compliant solutions targeted for PC OEMs as well as contract manufacturers.
The PC Card, which is based on the new Bluetooth 1
.1 wireless technology specification, comes with 3Com's Connection Manager for Bluetooth software package and the company's patented XJACK antenna.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has certified Palm's implementation as being compliant with the Bluetooth 1
The coming of age of Bluetooth in 2001 has triggered major breakthroughs, including the development of the first true single chip Bluetooth solutions, falling subsystem cost and the debut of end-user devices fully compliant with the Bluetooth 1