Bluetooth 5.1 update means you'll know exactly where the remote is hiding

CNET | 1/28/2019 | Lori Grunin
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Bluetooth has become quite popular for tracking -- it's used by pet trackers, add-on tracking tags, beacons and more -- but thus far has been limited by its mutually exclusive abilities to sense how close something is or where it reports it is.

With the latest update to the specification (here's a PDF with more detailed information), announced Monday, Bluetooth combines the abilities to allow for a device to sense the direction the signal's coming from, increasing its accuracy and usability.

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