PC, Consumer Engineers Play Different Tunes on Bluetooth Music

Companies differ on Bluetooth multimedia

A group of top consumer companies have defined a low cost means for streaming audio to Bluetooth headsets with the Real Time Protocol defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group working group includes Matsushita, Philips, Sony and Toshiba.

Microsoft and a group of unnamed OEMs are working on a competing approach to implement on the PC based on Internet Protocol over Bluetooth.

The competing technologies raise the possibility of incompatible wireless MP3 players, headsets and speakers.

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