SIG: Plogg – energy monitoring bluetooth plugs for a greener home and grid
Bluetooth techonology doesn’t all have to be all about handsfree kits and trinkets for mobile phones. No, indeed something as simple as a household plug can bred with the short range wireless system to produce the Plogg, which is used to monitor the energy consumption of your household appliances and, eventually, even prevent blackouts, but I’ll allow the nice man to explain…
SIG: Freedom Input – Slim Keypad, Mobile Power & Keychain GPS 2000
Next up at the SIG table is a smorgas board of excellent Bluetooth peripherals designed predominantly for the mobile phone. Freedom Input will provide GPS to the GPS-less and QWERTYs to the QWERTY-less and a little more besides…
SIG: Mr Handsfree Blue Alert – bluetooth speaker and speed camera avoidance system
I was slightly bombarded with speakerphone hands free kits at the SIG Bluetooth event and, as old and unimaginative as Bluetooth car solutions are, I quite impressed by the Blue Alert from Mr Handsfree. Yes, it's still a speakerphone but it's got the rather useful third dimension of speed camera alerts.
SIG: Motorola S9 HD Bluetooth Headset
I've been having a stroll around the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's show today, or SIG as they like to be known, and picked up a few sneaky looks at what we can expect in the way of short range wireless gadgetry over the next few months.
First up is a surprisingly good looking and well designed active lifestyle headset from Motorola called the S9 HD…