Monthly Archives: October 2016

Can Bluetooth Be Used for Audio Streaming?

In this article, I will take a look at Bluetooth. In particular, I will focus on whether the truth is suitable for transferring audio from one location to another. Streaming audio via Bluetooth has not always been possible. In fact, Bluetooth as such was never originally designed as a medium for transporting large amounts of data such as audio data. Instead, Bluetooth was intended as protocol to connect peripherals with the computer.

In order to connect a printer to computer, for example, you can use a Bluetooth receiver which is attached to the use be port of the printer and then similarly a USB dongle which plugs into the USB port of your computer. Both dongles are going to communicate with one another by using the wireless protocol. However, the first revision of Bluetooth only supported the data rate of …