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Bluetooth Revealed: The Insider's Guide to an Open Specification for Global Wireless Communications reviewed by Bill Ray Authors: Brent A. Miller, Chatschik Bisdikian, Anders Edlund Publisher: Prentice Hall ISBN: 0-13-090294-2 Paperback: 320 pages Bluetooth is a new protocol designed to replace the tangle of wires that seems to accompany all technical advances.  Operating over radio, it's not limited to line-of-sight and is destined for everything from keyboard connections to wireless Internet surfing. Clearly a standard was necessary to achieve the ubiquity it needed. Thus the Bluetooth Special Internet Group (SIG) was born to define this new standard in communications. The first product of that Consortium, the Bluetooth standard version 1.0, was published in July 1999 and made available free from the Bluetooth Web site (www.bluetooth.com). The standard covers everyth... (more)