Benchmarking Bluetooth SPP Communications for Ubiquitous Computing

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10070)

Abstract

Seamless integration of devices in Ubiquitous Computing requires partaking nodes to perform periodic scans for new nodes in the area, and a set of protocols for interchanging information between devices, among them Bluetooth. In this paper we show an evaluation of the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) to study how the communication performance behaves under the discovery process of Bluetooth for new nodes in the vicinity. The results so far show that the performance loss is not dramatic but that it can be improved using different strategies.

Keywords

Ubiquitous computing Personal area networks Bluetooth Benchmarking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xabier Gardeazabal
    • 1
  • Borja Gamecho
    • 1
    • 2
  • Julio Abascal
    • 1
  1. 1.Egokituz LabUniversity of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)DonostiaSpain
  2. 2.Wimbi Technologies S.L. (WimbiTek)DonostiaSpain

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