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Bluetooth NETCF

Bluetooth Build 50115

I’ve posted an updated build of the Bluetooth library here. It adds full support for the desktop, improved class-of-device and other properties. The sample app is now supplied in Pocket Pc, Smartphone and Desktop versions which all talk to each other.

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Bluetooth NETCF

Rudolph the Bluetoothed Reindeer

I’ve uploaded a new release of the Bluetooth library which adds the key feature of hosting services over bluetooth. This now allows two-way communications between devices and to demonstrate how this works I’ve included a sample Bluetooth Chat application. This registers a custom bluetooth profile and listens for incoming connections, and creates outgoing connections using […]

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Bluetooth NETCF

Online Bluetooth code updated

There were some recent enquries on the OpenNETCF Forums about the current Bluetooth code. It seems I had refreshed the website with some development code which would only work if a couple of items were commented out. This is because these classes (Sdp related) are still under development and require COM interop and are currently […]

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Bluetooth NETCF

Toggle Bluetooth on an iPaq device

We can already enable and disable Bluetooth on devices equipped with Microsoft’s Bluetooth stack. In the case of iPaq devices, which use the Widcomm stack, it is possible to toggle the radio state using an API provided in HP’s iPAQUtil.dll. This can be P/Invoked from a .NETCF project like so:- [DllImport(“iPAQUtil.dll”, SetLastError=true)] public static extern […]