Bluetooth is a wireless protocol which is used to communicate between wireless devices like mobile phones, PDA’s, Cell phones, Palmtops etc.It can be used as a file transfer medium as well as a control medium. This technology is highly catching up in Desktops, Pc’s, printers etc. It usually has a range of 30 feet.
Bluetooth technology operates in the 2.4 GHZ range.
The original developers of Bluetooth were IBM, Microsoft, Ericsson, Nokia etc. A chip is implanted on the devices which has the Bluetooth technology.
This technology is primarily designed to eliminate the need of wires, which become clogged when you have to connect a lot of stuff.
The important applications include Headsets, wireless devices like Mouse, Keyboard etc, Laptops, Cell phones, PDA’s etc.