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Bluetooth scope widens with mesh specification

Mesh networking via Bluetooth is a long-awaited addition to the Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity space. Bluetooth technology is today present in billions of smartphones, tablets and other consumer electronics devices, but the use is limited to local communication. With the Bluetooth Mesh Profile, a wide range of new applications is enabled in residential and commercial building automation markets currently dominated by Zigbee, Wi-Fi, and proprietary technologies. Is Bluetooth Mesh up to the job?

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