Newer hardware platforms make the integration of Bluetooth wireless technology easier than ever. With the price point of radio hardware at the $5 level, this technology is looking very attractive for many industries. The automotive market, the cell phone markets and the for the IT manager wanting to implement micro cell LAN access points that can service devices within a 30 foot radius. No longer do engineers have to understand the internal operation of the protocol stack. They can now devote themselves strictly to application development, bypassing the many issues that used to be associated with integrating components into an operating system and developing an interface to radio hardware.