Bluetooth Revealed

Bluetooth Revealed : The Insider's Guide to an Open Specification for Global Wireless Communications

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-- Authoritative! Written by two key contributors to the Bluetooth specification.-- Brand-new chapters on Bluetooth qualification and Bluetooth's relationship with wireless LANs, IEEE 802.15, and other key technologies.-- Up-to-the-minute information about emerging Bluetooth applications -- plus an insider's preview of Bluetooth 2.0.This book offers an in-depth, insider's view of the new Bluetooth 1.1 standard and its major interoperability improvements -- crucial information and insight professionals need to start implementing Bluetooth solutions now. Written by two key contributors to the specification, it presents Bluetooth in unprecedented depth: its goals, scope, structure, interrelationships, and applications. This new edition contains all-new chapters on the Bluetooth qualification process, and on Bluetooth's relationship with other wireless standards, including 802.11 and 802.15. They introduce Bluetooth's goals, key concepts, and the design challenges that have shaped it. They cover the entire Bluetooth protocol stack, and present detailed coverage of Bluetooth profiles, including new profiles introduced after the release of Bluetooth 1.0.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 178.3 x 234.4 x 26.2mm | 716.69g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0130672378
  • 9780130672377

Table of contents

Foreword to the First Edition. Foreword to the Second Editon. Preface. Acknowledgments. Trademark List. I. INTRODUCTION TO BLUETOOTH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION. 1. What Is Bluetooth? The Bluetooth Special Interest Group. The Bluetooth Name and History. Reader's Guide to This Book.2. Technology Basics. Wired and Wireless Communications. Radio Frequency Wireless Communications. Infrared Wireless Communication. The Bluetooth RF Communications Solution. Summary.3. Bluetooth Usage Models. The Cordless Computer. The Ultimate Headset. The Three-in-One Phone. The Interactive Conference (File Transfer). The Internet Bridge. The Speaking Laptop. The Automatic Synchronizer. The Instant Postcard. Ad Hoc Networking. Hidden Computing. Other Usage Scenarios. Summary.4. Introduction to the Bluetooth Specification. Purpose of the Specification. Scope. The Specification's Structure. Relationships. Guide to Understanding the Specification. Summary.II. THE BLUETOOTH SPECIFICATION EXAMINED. 5. The Bluetooth Protocol Stack. The Protocol Stack Components. The Transport Protocol Group. The Middleware Protocol Group. The Application Group. Summary.6. The Lower Protocols of the Transport Group. Protocol Layering and Terminology. The Bluetooth Radio. The Link Controller and Baseband. The Link Manager and Link Manager Protocol. Summary.7. The Upper Protocols of the Transport Group. The L2CAP Layer. The Host Controller Interface (HCI). Summary.8. The RFCOMM and SDP Middleware Protocols. The RFCOMM Protocol. The Service Discovery Protocol (SDP). Summary.9. IrDA Interoperability Middleware Protocols. The IrDA Interoperability Protocols. Summary.10. Audio and Telephony Control. Audio and Telephony Control Operation. Summary.III. THE BLUETOOTH PROFILES EXAMINED. 11. The Bluetooth Profiles. The Version 1.x Profiles. Summary.12. The Generic Profiles. Relationships. The Generic Access Profile. The Service Discovery Application Profile. Summary.13. The Telephony Profiles. Relationships. The Cordless Telephony Profile. The Intercom Profile. The Headset Profile. Summary.14. The Serial and Object Exchange Profiles. Relationships. The Serial Port Profile. The Generic Object Exchange Profile. The Object Push Profile. The File Transfer Profile. The Synchronization Profile. Summary.15. The Networking Profiles. Relationships. The Dial-Up Networking Profile. The LAN Access Profile. DUNP and LAP Compared. The Fax Profile. Summary.IV. BLUETOOTH TECHNNOLOGY IN CONTEXT. 16. Related Technology Comparisons. Types of Networks. Other Wireless Technologies. IrDA and Bluetooth Wireless Communication Compared. HomeRF and Bluetooth Wireless Communication Compared. WPAN Technology Summary. Wireless LANs. IEEE 802.15 and Bluetooth Wireless Communication. Summary.17. Bluetooth Qualification. What Is Qualification? Why Qualification? The Bluetooth Qualification Program. Summary.V. THE FUTURE OF BLUETOOTH TECHNOLOGY. 18. Beyond the Version 1.x Specification. The SIG Reconstituted. Future Application Domains. Bluetooth Products. Summary.19. Concluding Thoughts. The Bluetooth Marketplace. Opportunities.Bibliography. Index.
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About Brent A. Miller

BRENT MILLER is Senior Software Engineer in the Pervasive Computing Division at IBM Research Triangle Park, NC. He chaired the Bluetooth task force that produced the Version 1.0 Service Discovery Protocol and Service Discovery Application Profile and is now involved in the Bluetooth SIG's Printing and Extended Service Discovery working groups. CHATSCHIK BISDIKIAN, Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Hawthorne, NY, has contributed heavily to the Bluetooth specifications and is involved with standardizing Bluetooth wireless technology in the IEEE 802.15 working group.Author Background and Publication ExperienceBrent A. MillerBrent A. Miller is a senior software engineer in the Pervasive Computing Division atIBM Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. He has led several firmware and software developmentteams in printers, mobile computers and network computing. His pervasive computing interestsinclude adaptivity, printing, power management and service discovery; he has publishedseveral papers and holds several patents in these areas.Miller has been involved in several mobile computing industry consortia and task forces and since November 1998 he has been a member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, including chairing the Service Discovery task force of the Bluetooth SIG's Software Working group that produced the Version 1.0 Service Discovery Protocol and Service Discovery Application Profile. He is currently involved in the Bluetooth SIG's Printing and Extended Service Discovery working groups. Miller holds a B.S. in Computer and Information Science from the Ohio StateUniversity. He can be reached by e-mail at bamiller@us.ibm.comChatschik BisdikianChatschik Bisdikian received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1983, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both in EE, from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. Since 1989 he is a Research Staff Member with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. His research interests include short-range wireless communication networks, service discovery, spontaneous networking, multimedia and broadband communications, HFC networks and cable modems, modeling and performance evaluation of high-speed networks, computer system modeling and analysis. He has published over 75 technical papers on these and other related areas, and he holds two patents. He has been actively involved with the development of the Bluetooth specification, and he is currently working for the Bluetooth standardization in the IEEE 802.15 working group. In the recent past, he has worked on the development of the IEEE 802.14 draft standard for HFC CaTV systems. Dr. Bisdikian is a 1995 finalist for the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer. He has served in the editorial boards of IEEE Network (since January 1999), IEEE JSAC: special wireless series (since August 1999), Telecommunication Systems journal (Sept. 1993 to Aug. 1996). He has guest edited a special issue on "Ubiquitous Computing and Communications" for the IEEE Personal Communications magazine (Feb. 2000) and a special issue on "Multimedia" for the Telecommunication Systems journal (Sept. 1998). He has served in the program committees and chaired sessions in many conferences (INFOCOM, GLOBECOM, ICC, etc). He is currently serving as a vice-chair of the 802.15.1 task group. He has been listed in Who's Who in Science and Technology, is a voting member of the IEEE802.15 standards committee, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a lifelong member of the Eta Kappa Nu and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies.
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