The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has announced that the new Bluetooth 5 standard has now been officially adopted.
This means that we will see the new Bluetooth 5 in our devices over the next few months, it has a range of 4 times the current Bluetooth and is also 2 times faster.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) officially adopted Bluetooth 5 as the latest version of the Bluetooth core specification this week. Key updates to Bluetooth 5 include longer range, faster speed, and larger broadcast message capacity, as well as improved interoperability and coexistence with other wireless technologies. Bluetooth 5 continues to advance the Internet of Things (IoT) experience by enabling simple and effortless interactions across the vast range of connected devices.
You can find out more information about the new Bluetooth 5 over at the Bluetooth SIG website at the link below.
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