New York — The Anti-Defamation League’s National Consumer Technology Industry divisio
Wakefield, Mass. – The NFC Forum and The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) have inked a formal agreement to collaborate on near field communication (NFC) and Bluetooth applications.
A memorandum of understanding formalizes the collaboration of the two industry trade groups on the jointly published application document "Bluetooth Secure Simple Pairing Using NFC." Under the new agreement, the two organizations will work together to update and maintain the document to accommodate Bluetooth Smart products using the low-energy feature of the Bluetooth spec.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Santa Clara, Calif. – GPS supplier Magellan diversified its wearable-electronics lineup with the launch of its first fitness-oriented smart watch, which joins a pair of fitness-oriented GPS watches launched in 2012.
BlueAnt Releases Bluetooth Headset
By Lisa Johnston On Aug 20 2007 - 5:00am
BlueAnt Wireless recently released its Z9 Bluetooth headset.
The Z9 features the company's voice-isolation technology that is designed to separate the voice signal from all background noise, "enhancing and isolating all frequencies that affect voices coming in to and out of the headset and resulting in noise suppression, wind noise reduction and echo cancellation," said the company in a release.
Audiovox Unveils Bluetooth Headset With MEMS Display
By John Laposky On Nov 5 2007 - 7:00am
Audiovox Accessories has introduced an Acoustic Research-branded Bluetooth headset with a MEMS display, developed by Qualcomm, to allow users to view incoming information such as caller ID, song titles, battery level and volume control in all viewing environments, including bright sunlight.
Samsung Offers New Bluetooth Headsets
By John Laposky On Aug 24 2009 - 5:00am
Samsung Telecommunications America announced the availability of three noise-canceling Bluetooth headsets.
At the top of the good/better/best line, Samsung's WEP870 combines a noise-canceling Bluetooth mono headset with hi-fi music streaming to premium stereo ear buds. The WEP870 can be worn on either ear to facilitate calls or listen to music through its earpiece, but also includes a stereo ear bud lanyard that can be attached to the headset and worn around the user's neck.
BlueFox Ships Extreme Bluetooth Headset
By TWICE Staff On Mar 10 2010 - 2:01pm
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — BlueFox announced late last month that it has begun shipping its Extreme Bluetooth headset. The voice-controlled headset, which was initially announced at the 2009 International CES, features the company’s proprietary Max 4x noise-canceling technology as well as Microsoft’s Bing search capability.
Features include eight hours of talktime and 250 hours of standby. Suggested retail is $99.
Sound ID Bows App-Driven Bluetooth Headset
By John Laposky On Jun 7 2010 - 3:01am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — Sound ID unveiled its app-enhanced 510 Bluetooth headset, which became available through AT&T stores on June 6.
The Works With iPhone-certified 510 is optimized for Sound ID’s new Earprint iPhone app. The app, available free from the iTunes App Store, enables iPhone users to customize sound settings to their own hearing preferences and control sound quality on both sides of the call.
iSimple Launches HedFX Bluetooth Kit
By TWICE Staff On Nov 8 2010 - 5:01am
CLEARWATER, FLA. — iSimple launched its HedFX line of ear buds and headsets late last month with the introduction of the ISHP3502, a Bluetooth stereo headset kit with A2DP audio streaming and hands-free calling capabilities.
The main component of the HedFX Bluetooth stereo headset kit ($89.95) is a black module meant to clips onto the user’s collar. Features include a multifunction interface, an OLED display screen, a windproof microphone and a 3.5mm audio jack.