BT Vehicle Profiles

Duncan Hudson openmoko at
Tue Jan 23 17:41:45 CET 2007

The vehicle in question is a Range Rover HSE.  The car isn't mine, it's 
a company car.  The phone in question is one of the phones that I have 
to support so logically the fact that they won't connect is my problem!  
My thinking was, get the OpenMoko to connect, move the user to it, and 
be done with this headache!

Andrew Turner wrote:
> Bluetooth connectivity is usually limited by the protocols that the
> bluetooth stack supports on the 2-sides. Essentially, are they both
> going to speak the same protocol?
> It is sometimes possible to write drivers for hardware (at least open
> hardware) to add protocol's to the stack. However, what car/system do
> you have so that it may help identify which protocol's it expects.
> Here is a good intro to Bluetooth technical aspects:
> Andrew
> On 1/23/07, Duncan Hudson <openmoko at> wrote:
>> I have a car that only allows bluetooth connectivity to about 10
>> Motorola (old) phones.  Needless to say that's incredibly frustrating as
>> my phone isn't one of the listed phones.  As this is going to be an open
>> phone could I make the OpenMoko emulate one of these old phones so that
>> I can finally connect to my car?  I know nothing about Bluetooth - just
>> how involved would this be?
>> Duncan
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