Development history of bluetooth technology

- Apr 24, 2017-

Development history of bluetooth technology


1998
·         The birth of Bluetooth with the formation of Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG).
·         Bluetooth is officially adopted as the name for the technology.
1999
·         1.0 Specification is officially released.
·         Bluetooth is declared the "Best of Show Technology Award" by COMDEX.
2000
·         For the first time, Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone, PC card, mouse, headset and laptop are unveiled.                                   USB dongle prototype unveiled at COMDEX.
2001
·         Bluetooth SIG Inc. is formed.
·         First hands-free car kit is launched.
2002
·         First GPS receiver and Bluetooth enabled digital camera.
·         IEEE approves 802.15.1 specification for Bluetooth technology.
2003
·         First Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player launched.
·         First FDA-approved Bluetooth-enabled medical system.
2004
·         Bluetooth SIG adopts Enhanced Data Rate (EDR).
·         Bluetooth technology embedded in 250 million devices.
·         First Bluetooth-enabled stereo headphones launched.
2006
·           Bluetooth is installed in 1 billion devices.


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