The Japanese Bluetooth® Markets

Apr 24
2009
Eric Kaplan

Eric Kaplan

Eric Kaplan Bio

April 23, 2009
I arrived in Japan thirteen days ago. I came to visit customers and to attend the annual Bluetooth All Hands Meeting that was held in Tokyo yesterday and today. I’ve been coming to Japan about twice a year for the last seven years to demonstrate Frontline’s (www.fte.com) protocol analyzer products and discuss Bluetooth, ZigBee, and other communication technologies. Typically I come for about two weeks and spend a few days in the Osaka region and the rest of the time in the Tokyo area. These are usually very interesting visits because I meet with a wide range of companies.
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How Technical Decisions Get Made By Standards Bodies

Apr 03
2009
Eric Kaplan

Eric Kaplan

Eric Kaplan Bio

So How Do Those Important Technical Decisions Get Made By Standards Bodies?

Politically, of course. Right now there is a big battle going in the Continua Health Alliance over which low power wireless technology to standardize on. I’ll have plenty to say about that soon, but thought it would be interesting to look at somewhat recent history to give you a sense of how the high tech world works.

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