Announcement from Bluetooth.com;
The Bluetooth SIG, together with Nokia, announced that the Wibree Forum, the group specifying the Nokia-developed ultra low power wireless technology, will be merged with the Bluetooth SIG.
The merger will create an ultra low power Bluetooth specification and strengthen the technology’s ability to provide wireless connectivity for devices with very low battery capacity.
Monitoring equipment and sensors can send vital health-related data such as blood pressure and glucose level to a mobile phone or a PC. The data can be stored and processed and alerts can be sent to the mobile phones of patients and caretakers.