[SIGCIS-Members] Meaning of "Bluetooth"?

Giovanni A. Cignoni giovanni.cignoni at di.unipi.it
Thu Apr 22 09:24:16 PDT 2021

It seems that there is an official version:


Which is related to the Viking chief :)


On 22/04/21 18:11, Pierre Mounier-Kuhn wrote:
> Dear Friends & Colleagues,
> An anecdotical query : does someone know why the inventors of 
> Bluetooth choose this name? I know about the Viking chief /Harald 
> Blåtand/, but why had the two developers from Intel and Ericsson in 
> mind when they chose that name and the two runic initials?
> Thanks if someone can give me some clues about this mystery!
> Best,
> Pierre Mounier-Kuhn
> CNRS & Université Paris-Sorbonne
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Giovanni A. Cignoni
Corso di Storia dell’Informatica
CdL in Informatica Umanistica
Università di Pisa

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