February 20, 2001

Bluetooth and wireless LANs clash

Author: JT Smith

Yet more Bluetooth worries, but this time we're told not to take them very seriously. EE Times reports that the new wireless protocol will sometimes interfere with 802.11b wireless LANs, a wireless solution that's actually made it to market. Toshiba says the interference is within acceptable limits, and that Bluetooth-enabled devices should be in widespread use by 2002.
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