August 20, 2001

Bluetooth a no-show as 802.11b clicks at Rawcon

Author: JT Smith

EE Times: "Support for Bluetooth may be waning, as 802.11b
wireless networks rise and fixed wireless and ultrawideband stub their toes on
technical hurdles. That's the implication from the program lineup at this week's
Rawcon conference in Boston, where a paucity of Bluetooth papers adds fuel to
analyst speculation that the highly touted wireless networking technology may not
be able to compete with the faster 802.11b on one end and simpler, low-power
alternatives on the other."
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