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Consumer electronics application and coverage constraints using Bluetooth and proposed Bluetooth evolution technologies

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Los Angeles
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages14 - 15
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)0780366220
StatePublished - Jun 2001
EventInternational Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) - Los Angeles, United States


ConferenceInternational Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Period1/06/01 → …


This paper highlights key features of the Bluetooth physical layer standard. Typical link budgets and coverage plots are generated for an example residential environment. The results obtained for transmission of symmetric asynchronous data link (ACL) packets are used to discuss the bit rate capabilities of various time bounded and non-time bounded Bluetooth enabled consumer electronic devices. The need for higher bit rates in certain applications implies the need for a second Bluetooth standard.

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Conference Organiser: IEEE Rose publication type: Conference contribution Terms of use: Copyright © 2001 IEEE. Reprinted from Digest of Technical Papers - IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, 2001. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

    Research areas

  • Bluetooth


International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)

Duration1 Jun 2001 → …
CityLos Angeles
CountryUnited States

Event: Conference

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