By Martin Woolley, Technical Programme Manager, Bluetooth Special Interest Group, Inc.
Over 3 billion devices which shipped last year included Bluetooth technology. Rapidly becoming the low power wireless communications technology of choice for IoT, Bluetooth has changed substantially since its original incarnation in 2000 and has continued to evolve since the addition of the low energy Bluetooth feature at version 4.0. Bluetooth 5 is the new version it’s set to make a huge impact. Get up to date with this important IoT technology with a guided tour from the Bluetooth SIG of recent and imminent improvements to Bluetooth.
Key takeaways: Get up to date with this important IoT technology with a guided tour from the Bluetooth SIG of recent and imminent improvements to Bluetooth.
Martin Woolley is a member of the Bluetooth SIG Developer Programs and Evangelism team, responsible for activities in the EMEA region.He is a part of the BBC micro:bit initiative, contributing the Bluetooth profile design and general expertise.He is a mobile applications and technology specialist with over 30 years experience of software development across a wide variety of platforms.
He is also a Bluetooth exploitation specialist with a number of additional areas of interest and particular knowledge, including BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 apps development, Internet of Things (IoT), wearable technology, smart cards, mobile messaging and message-oriented middleware, and mobile enterprise architectures and integration strategies.He is a regular speaker at developer events.
He has extensive experience in many software development related roles including management positions (CTO, Product Development Director, Professional Services Director) and hands on technical specialist roles (Solution Architect and Developer).