Bluetooth 5 offers significant upgrade in speed, range

Bluetooth 5 is due to make its debut today, promising a significant upgrade in speed and range.

Bluetooth 5 will have double the speed and four times the range of the current version, 4.2, which was more focused on power savings than performance. Technical improvements in Bluetooth 5 include new functionality for connectionless services, such as navigation and location-based services, Network World reports. Article