Late last month Apple revealed it had partnered with hearing aid company Cochlear to launch the first Made For iPhone Cochlear implant, which can stream audio from an iOS device directly to a surgically embedded sound processor.
Now, in a new Wired article titled „How Apple is Putting Voices in Users‘ Heads – Literally“, the company has offered up a few more details on how it was able to achieve the technical feat of transmitting high bandwidth data to such a low-powered device.
To solve the problem of streaming high-quality audio without draining the tiny zinc batteries in hearing aids, Apple’s accessibility team essentially had to [...]
Die Bluetooth Special Interest Group hat den von ihr definierten Standard um Mesh-Fähigkeiten erweitert. Grund ist das IoT. iPhone&iPad
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today announced that its Bluetooth technology has been updated with support for mesh networking, designed to create large-scale device networks by connecting multiple Bluetooth devices to one another.
Bluetooth calls these „many-to-many“ connections, which can support just a handful of devices or up to thousands. In a home setting, the mesh feature will be useful for connecting smart home devices to one another to establish a network that spans an entire house, with no areas that are out of range.
Mesh networks are an improvement over single-point connections because a Bluetooth signal can be transmitted from device [...]