Bluetooth is wireless technology that will enable appliances such as mobile phones, PCs, printers and handheld devices like personal digital assistants to transmit data to each other over short distances using low-power radio signals.
Although Bluetooth-enabled equipment, which will primarily be mobile phones and notebook PCs for the business market, is not due to hit the streets until the end of this year, analysts believe the technology will really take off during 2001 and that the sector will be worth $5bn by 2005.
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