The patent application was filed in September 1997 and was issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in July 2003; it lists Haartsen as inventor and Ericsson as assignee. Bluetooth SIG formed in 1998 as a coalition of five promoter companies: Ericsson, Intel, Nokia, Toshiba and IBM.
Similarly, it is asked, which company created Bluetooth?
The specifications were formalized by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The SIG was formally announced on 20 May 1998. Today it has a membership of over 30,000 companies worldwide. It was established by Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Toshiba and Nokia, and later joined by many other companies.
Who invented the WIFI and Bluetooth?
According to a new book, Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World by Richard Rhodes, Lamarr and her business partner George Antheil were awarded a patent in 1942 for a “secret communication system” intended for radio-guided torpedoes that would become the
Who invented Bluetooth symbol?
“Bluetooth was borrowed from the 10th century, second King of Denmark, King Harald Bluetooth; who was famous for uniting Scandinavia just as we intended to unite the PC and cellular industries with a short-range wireless link,” he wrote in a column a decade later.