Bluetooth SIG Launches Experience Icons
Jun 15, 2006, 1:10 PM by (staff)
The Bluetooth SIG today announced a set of icons to easily convey what functions a device is capable of to consumers. The Experience Icon Program simplifies Bluetooth profiles into easily understood tasks instead of complicated profile names. Manufacturers are encouraged to use the icons on packaging and promotional materials so that buyers know what to each device is capable of. At launch, icons are available for Print, Input, Headset, Transfer and Music. Simplified icons and names for dial up networking (DUN) and factory installed car systems should arrive later this year.
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LOL... VERIZON is gonna HATE this...
I can hear someone at the Verizon mall kiosk now.
--But the same phone at the other phone company has 4 icons on the box... yours only has one... Why is that?
It is sad that if it were not for Verizon this would be c...
Now they decide to do this??
Well, if I'm not the only one that had it long ago......then, how about a Class Action lawsuit...