Bluetooth Lighting Up the Corridors

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By Harriet Sumnall | 1Q 2020 | IN-5627


What Does Bluetooth Offer?


A variety of different technologies are used to connect the different sensors used to create the several applications that put building automation systems together. Wireless technology is being introduced into this market, especially as older buildings are undergoing retrofitting projects and automated systems are being implemented in new buildings. Wireless technologies bring a number of benefits to the market, including the ability to implement with ease—there’s no need for any major work to current infrastructures to take place. While wired solutions are well established and backed by many leading vendors, they are also more labor-intensive and costly to implement, more difficult to retrofit, upgrade, or reconfigure, and less flexible. Wireless solutions are also more scalable, able to support monitoring a few thermostats and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) devices to thousands of lighting fixtures over a mesh network. In 2017, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) introduced Bluetooth mesh, and since then over 400 qualified mesh products have arrived in…

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