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Bluetooth World 2018 to Showcase the Next 20 Years of Commercial and Industrial Wireless Innovation

August 9, 2018

KIRKLAND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 9, 2018--At the fifth annual event in Santa Clara, California, Bluetooth will display the next wave of revolutionary wireless solutions for consumer, commercial, and industrial markets. Since its inception 20 years ago, Bluetooth ® technology has enabled the creation of markets never before imagined, including the wireless audio and connected device markets. Now, Bluetooth is breaking ground in emerging frontiers, transforming smart buildings, smart industries, and smart cities across the globe.

At Bluetooth World 2018, industry-leading speakers and exhibitors will demonstrate how Bluetooth is continuously expanding to meet the ever-growing needs of the Internet of Things (IoT), creating efficiencies, and delivering value-add enhancements across construction sites, emergency services, event venues, retail stores, and even in outer space.

Featured speakers and exhibitors include:

See a full list of exhibitors here.

“For the past 20 years, innovation from the Bluetooth member community has created the markets and shaped the connectivity experiences we can’t live without today,” said Mark Powell, Executive Director at Bluetooth SIG. “Bluetooth World 2018 will be a celebration of those 20 amazing years and will provide attendees a glimpse into what leading manufacturers are planning for their future Bluetooth innovations.”

Attendees are invited to tour an expansive exhibition floor for free, where industry influencers and the Bluetooth SIG will share the latest products and insight, guiding visitors on how to best develop with Bluetooth technologies. Show floor stations will also provide live product tests and diagnostics, equipping attendees with information on building, qualifying, and marketing Bluetooth products.

An all-access pass, costing only $99, includes the following.

Interactive developer sessions will provide practical, hands-on tutorials, including brand new sessions on Bluetooth mesh and Bluetooth beacon technology. Sessions are open to developers of all experience levels. The keynote theater welcomes executives and engineers from a variety of industries to realize exciting, new use cases in emerging smart markets. Speakers from top brands and start-ups in consumer and commercial industries will inspire and offer lessons learned. A panel celebrating the 20th anniversary of Bluetooth will feature an entertaining look at where Bluetooth started and where it’s headed in the next 20 years. Hear from Bluetooth pioneers – Ericsson, Nokia, Intel, and the Bluetooth SIG.

“First and foremost, the event is an excellent opportunity for us to learn and grow,” says Steve Statler, SVP of Marketing and BD, Wiliot. “The who’s who of the Bluetooth IoT industry will be there, and I’m looking forward to the unexpected as well as, of course, the networking.”

To learn more and register, visit https://bluetoothworldevent.com/welcome.

If you’re interested in exhibiting your latest IoT innovations, visit  https://bluetoothworldevent.com/exhibit/exhibit-2018.

For partnership and sponsorship information, speaking opportunities, or any general show, marketing, or press inquiries, visit  https://bluetoothworldevent.com/contact.

Engage with Bluetooth World on social media through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Bluetooth ®  Wireless Technology

Bluetooth is the global wireless standard for simple, secure connectivity. Propelled by a global community of more than 34,000 companies, Bluetooth serves to unify, harmonize and drive innovation in the vast range of connected devices all around us. Through the collective creation and shared technical standards, Bluetooth simplifies, secures and enriches the technology experience of users worldwide.

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CONTACT: Americas

INK Communications Co

Kersa Haughey, +1-206-356-3344

Bluetooth@ink-co.com

or

Europe, Middle East, Africa

Octopus Group

Sarah Nadif, +44 020 3837 3737

Bluetoothsig@octopusgrp.com

or

Asia-Pacific

China

Text100 China

Lily Sun, 86 10 59006800-103

lily.sun@text100.com.cn

or

Japan

Next PR

Seiji Arimoto, +81-3-4405-9537

Bluetooth@next-pr.co.jp

or

Korea

Strategic Marketing and Communications, Inc.

Jung-Eun Cho, +82-2-3445-3262

sig@oksmc.co.kr

or

Taiwan

Apex Communications Consultants

Stella Lin, 886-2-7718-7777 ext. 535

sig@apexpr.com.tw

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA WASHINGTON

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARDWARE MOBILE/WIRELESS

SOURCE: Bluetooth SIG

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

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