RE: Dell on Bluetooth vs. 802.11

Rohit Khare (
Sat, 27 Nov 1999 09:03:09 -0600

>Bluetooth specs 3 classes of device. Class 1, for "base station" type
>units, are up to 100M in range.

And they won't be out til 2001+ and then won't be interoperable. That
is to say (logically enough) that 10 meter devices will permanently
be stuck at 10 meters. No "just upgrade the base station" logic.

Rohit (who needs to get back to work on a Bluetooth review for the
Y2K edition of Seventh Heaven... ) Khare