The Bluetooth Revolution
In the past you've been held back by the tangle of wires and cables around your desk.
But not any more.
Toshiba's innovative wireless PAN solution based on revolutionary Bluetooth technology -
opens up new dimensions in remote and mobile connectivity, enabling notebooks, PCs, mobile
phones, PDAs, digital pagers and other electronic devices, to talk to each other without
the need for cables.
Unlike infrared technology, Bluetooth devices require no line-of-sight connectivity, and can
operate through walls or even from within your briefcase.
This low-cost radio technology enables you to effortlessly and securely connect your
portable PC with a colleague's machine, link your desktop PC or notebook with the office
printer, even access the Internet or corporate network via your mobile phone - and all
without a cable in sight.
Toshiba's Bluetooth solution also includes SPANworks® - the innovative 'team computing'
application software that supports spontaneous networking among notebooks and allows users
to effortlessly share presentations, files and business cards.
How Bluetooth was born
In 1998, a group called the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) was formed, composed
of world leaders in the telecommunications, computing and network industries, including
Toshiba. Today there are more than 2000 member companies from diverse sectors of industry
supporting this innovative technology.
Aims of Bluetooth SIG Group
Aim was to develop a technology that would revolutionise the personal connectivity and
communication market by providing freedom from wired connections.
Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Sweden and licensed to Toshiba.