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Report: New iPhone connector will push interest to Bluetooth

13 SEP 2012

Apple’s new iPhone 5 will sport a connector known as Lightning, replacing the 30-pin cable used for many years on the company’s devices. An increasing number of medical devices can connect to iOS-based devices via the old cable and so must adapt to the change. Although Apple will offer an adapter, not all devices will be supported. Instead, medical device vendors will consider alternatives including using wireless technology. The winner might be Bluetooth Smart, says Mobihealthnews. For more on the new iPhone, see here.

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