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Belkin also in the Bluetooth market

Belkin, one of the world's largest cable and hub manufacturers, has announced its strong landing in the Bluetooth field.

The American company, which also operates intensively in the Mac field, will reveal its line of products for the wireless system on November 7th by providing a boost to this growing market.

For now Belkin should present a USB-Bluetooth adapter, PC cards, laptops, adapters for PDAs. A wireless headset will also be launched.

The news joins the continuous arrival on the market of both hardware and software products that take advantage of Belkin's technology and decision, which traditionally holds a large share of the cables and adapters market, an important signal that the growth of Bluetooth could have arrived. at a crucial point.

According to most analysts, the Bluetooth standard will start to become very popular starting next year. The growth rate will be very rapid, reaching more than $ 76 billion in revenue by 2006 compared to just $ 2.6 million this year.

Recall that Mac OS X was the first operating system to natively integrate support for the Bluetooth standard