-The complete Bluetooth tutorial and reference for every professional -Accessible, practical explanations of the entire Bluetooth standard -Bluetooth applications, components, security, and development issues -The future of Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 and beyond ***Foreword by Joe Mendolia of CATC. Introducing tomorrow's hottest wireless technology: Bluetooth! Bluetooth wireless technology is on the verge of revolutionizing communications, enabling virtually any communications device to transmit voice or data securely, at high speed-without wires! Now there's a complete professional's guide to this remarkable technology. In Bluetooth: Connect Without Cables, two leading Bluetooth implementers explain the Bluetooth standard more clearly than it's ever been explained before. Even better, they place Bluetooth in context, covering global markets, applications, complementary technologies, connection to WAP, even leading-edge development issues. Coverage includes: -Bluetooth: origins, goals, and key industry players -How Bluetooth voice and data connections work: service discovery, piconets, scatternets, and other key concepts -Key Bluetooth components: antennas, radios, host systems, profiles, and more -The Bluetooth protocol stack, in depth: module layers, host layers, and cross-layer functions -Securing Bluetooth communications -Bluetooth production testing, conformance, and qualification -The emerging market for Personal Area Networking devices, including other technologies related to Bluetooth. -The future of Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0, Human Interface Devices, and more Whether you're a systems designer, developer, manager, marketer, or customer, Bluetooth: Connect Without Cables shows you exactly how to exploit Bluetooth for simple, seamless, intuitive wireless communications-starting now.