Intel’s Mr. Bluetooth (by IntelFreePress)
We got together Ericsson, Nokia, Toshiba and IBM. That probably represented 60 percent of both the cellphone and notebook markets at the time. The key was to define the goals of what we wanted to do. We formed a SIG, all agreeing that we wanted to build this universal, very low-cost, private, wireless cable.
— Jim Kardach, retired Intel mobile computing power architect
Intel’s Mr. Bluetooth - Retired chief power architect Jim Kardach recalls a 1997 assignment to design low-cost wireless into laptops, and how that led to the creation of Bluetooth technology that today allows 9 billion headsets, mobile phones, computers and other personal devices to connect wirelessly and securely.
The full story: The Man Who Named Bluetooth.