Coming soon: Bluetooth/WiFi hybrid for fast local file transfers

From Wired News – AP News:

The combination devices will use the regular low-power Bluetooth radios to recognize each other and establish connections. If they need to transfer a large file, they will be able to turn on their Wi-Fi radios, then turn them off to save power after finishing the transfer, Foley said.

While it started out as a specific radio technology, Bluetooth is turning into an umbrella standard for a variety of different radio technologies. Apart from the high-speed…

Coming soon: Bluetooth/WiFi hybrid for fast local file transfers

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