Bluetooth technology allows different devices from different manufacturers (and, in the case of bluetooth phones, different providers) to "talk" to each other on a shared wireless platform.
Essentially an ultra low power radio signal, Bluetooth allows wireless access to certain devices within a range of about 30 feet. This all sounds complicated but the net effect of this technology has added flexibility and convenience for those who frequently rely on handheld consumer electronics such as phones, PDAs and cameras. You may not realize it, but most cell phones come with Bluetooth as a standard feature. Let's look at some of those features.