Friday, October 3, 2008

Discovering Bluetooth devices and services

Latest Linux distributions install by default the bluez-utils package. Among all the useful tools included within the package, you can find these two:
  • Hcitool: Remote Bluetooth devices discovery, name resolution, class identification.

  • Sdptool: Service Discovery Protocol management, Bluetooth services discovery.

Enumerating the services supported by certain remote device.

Searching for remote devices that support Dial Up Networking Bluetooth service.

Searching for remote devices that support OBEX FTP Bluetooth service.


Fausto said...

Tnks a lot for the info

Anonymous said...

Nice article as for me. I'd like to read something more about that topic. The only thing your blog misses is a few pictures of any devices.
Katherine Flouee
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