Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology. Devices
with Bluetooth capabilities can exchange information over a distance of
about 10 meters (30 feet) without requiring a physical connection.
Unlike infrared, you do not need to line up the devices to beam information
with Bluetooth. The devices only need to be within a range of about 10
meters. You can even beam information to a device in a different room, as
long as it is within the specififed range.
BTW-CE is the solution to smoothly integrate the Bluetooth technology into
devices that use the Pocket PC operating system.
The Bluetooth technology allows your Pocket PC to:
Locate other Bluetooth devices within the vicinity
Discover the services that those devices offer
Connect to, use, and disconnect from those services
Enable or disable individual services
Use security features including authentication, authorization, and
The Bluetooth icon is located on the lower
right corner of the Today screen.
When Bluetooth is enabled (turned ON),
the icon is blue
on the left side of the device blinks blue.
When Bluetooth is disabled (turned OFF),
the icon is grayed with a red X on its lower
Tapping the icon displays a menu that
allows you to:
turn Bluetooth on or off
launch the Bluetooth Manager
change the Bluetooth Settings
, and the Bluetooth LED