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Bluetooth

A royalty-free technology that is a de facto standard in wireless telecom, which allows a wide range of appliances to eliminate cables and replace them with wireless low-frequency radio connections.
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The addition of short-range wireless to cellular M2M extends its reach into the local deployment area," says senior analyst Sam Lucero.
Short-range wireless technologies are expected to have a significant impact on market growth for certain types of cellular machine-to-machine modules.
Where building owners deploy short-range wireless applications, they generally have access to a LAN or a wired internet connection; they do not need backhaul by means of a cellular connection.
To provide incisive analysis of short-range wireless technologies and their markets, ABI Research has launched a "Short-Range Wireless Research Service" focused specifically on these topics.
As principal analyst Stuart Carlaw points out, "The short-range wireless market will evolve to a point at which it is no longer appropriate to assess the total market opportunity by the penetration of a single technology, such as Bluetooth.
7 Short-range Wireless Communications Edited by Gerhard Fettweis (Vodafone Chair, TU Dresden), Ernesto Zimmermann (Vodafone Chair, TU Dresden), Ben Allen (Kings College London), Dominic C.
Furthermore, by limiting the necessary distance from the wallport to a wireless device, the wired/wireless network overcomes Quality of Service issues that plague the high-bandwidth, short-range wireless media distribution solutions available today.
They are ideal for short-range wireless data communications applications where a diverse feature set, low power consumption, minimal external components and low cost are desired.