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Late Arrival

Bluetooth technology is still teething.

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This story appears in the September 2001 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Don't count Bluetooth out just yet. Sure, the oft-delayed wireless connectivity protocol may seem more like the Tooth Fairy-closer to fantasy than reality-but the fact is, the problem Bluetooth addresses is only getting bigger.

Many devices still can't communicate with each other, and users wind up keying the same information into both their Palm and mobile phone because there's no easy way to link the two. Bluetooth, a technology developed by Ericsson and now supported by hundreds of manufacturers, lets these devices easily talk with one another.

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