Unusual Bluetooth Gadgets?
eichin-openmoko at thok.org
Thu Jul 19 17:46:07 CEST 2007
Ben <shadroth at gmail.com> writes:
> On 7/19/07, Mark Eichin <eichin-openmoko at thok.org> wrote:
>> Jeff Rush <jeff at taupro.com> writes:
>> > I was thinking this phone has so many possibilities, and one of them is neat
>> > bluetooth gadgets we could make use of. But searching I don't see a lot of
>> > innovative bluetooth gadgets to buy.
> It may have something to do with the license fees payable to Sony Ericsson.
That might keep the chipsets expensive, but they're probably going to
be expensive anyway...
>> > Has anyone seen a small bluetooth camera you can wear on your lapel? Even if
>> > it was the size of a bluetooth earpiece, it would work as a piece of jewelry
>> > on a collar.
>> Not enough bandwidth.
> Bluetooth 2.0 is 3Mbps.
Good point - for a while there Bluetooth 2.0 was "mac-only and thus
irrelevant", I'd missed that it had actually gotten some uptake. So
far all I can find are pdas/computers, and audio devices taking
advantage of the faster negotiation time (and claiming lower power
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