Thanks to all of the home-automation–related smart gadgets that we use in our daily lives and incorporate within our homes and workplaces, our world is indeed becoming “smarter”. But with all of these convenient, fancy and “must-have” smart gadgets, we are seeing a number of competing wireless network technologies. As a result, the ultimate success of a functional and easy-to-use multiprotocol wireless, smart-home ecosystem hinges on one key parameter: interoperability. This eBook discusses a variety of Bluetooth technologies and makes a case for where and why they should be used within our smart homes. It also highlights some suppliers of multiprotocol modules and ICs, and device makers that use them.