The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced that Apple has become a Promoter member of the Bluetooth SIG. Current Promoter members also include Ericsson, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nokia, and Toshiba. Promoter members are the sole voting class on Bluetooth SIG corporate matters and hold a continual seat on the SIG Board of Directors.
“Apple has long been a key participant in the Bluetooth ecosystem,” said Toby Nixon, chairman of the Bluetooth SIG Board of Directors. “Since 2011, the company has provided guidance and knowledge to the Bluetooth SIG through its participation as an Associate Board Member. We’re excited to welcome Apple to its new role in the organization and on the SIG board.”
The Bluetooth SIG is comprised of 10 board companies, over 26,000 member companies and a professional staff who collaborate to build the next generation of Bluetooth technology.
Source: Bluetooth SIG