New version of Bluetooth

Bangalore, July 16:

Wipro-NewLogic, the semiconductor IP (intellectual property) business unit of Wipro Technologies, has released the new version of Bluetooth and software

stack that will help in several applications, including transfer of large files.

According to a statement from the IT bellwether here today, the next generation Bluetooth 2.0 version will also enable high-definition audio streaming and increase the battery life of Bluetooth headsets. The Austria-based NewLogic, acquired by

Wipro for $56 million in December 2005, is a one-stop shop pro-vider of wireless solutions, enabling WiFi + Bluetooth combos, Bluetooth over ultra wide band (3.0 version) and Bluetooth over wireless LAN solutions.

Bluetooth is a technical industry standard that facilitates communication between wireless devices such as mobile phones, PDs handheld computers and wireless enabled laptop or desktop.