The upcoming new version of Bluetooth will be named as Bluetooth 5 and is coming this week. Bluetooth SIG’s (Special Interest Group) executive director Mark Powell revealed that new Bluetooth standard will be a significant upgrade from currently available Bluetooth Low Energy. It will have speed, connectivity and connection range improvements.
Because of marketing purpose, they named this Bluetooth standard as Bluetooth 5. Bluetooth Special Interest Group is focused on keeping things simple so that the users can understand the standard of connectivity. They said that it will be useful for the internet of things as people and companies that are using this standard. This special group is backed by tech giants like Microsoft, Apple, and Intel. The new Bluetooth standard will be announced on 16th of June 2016. Bluetooth Standard will be an important part of latest devices, internet of things and connectivity solutions.