Despite the aura of gloom pervading the computer market in 2002, one technology looks like it had a good year.
A report out this week shows that Bluetooth, the short-range radio system, experienced dramatic growth over the last 12 months.
Once the final figures are collected, market research firm In-Stat/MDR expects Bluetooth chip shipments to be up 250% on 2001.
But the firm warns that hurdles still remain to make Bluetooth fulfil its early promise and become the standard way of getting gadgets to swap data with each other.
News source: BBC News - Big future for Bluetooth