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Mindtree becomes the world’s first Bluetooth Smart 4.2 IP provider

First to qualify Bluetooth Smart for enabling next generation IoT devices

New Jersey (USA) and Bangalore (India), December 17, 2014: Mindtree, a global technology services company, today announced the qualification of its Bluetooth Smart IP for version 4.2. Mindtree has been a leading provider of Bluetooth Intellectual Property solutions over the last 15 years and this qualification is the most recent in its long list of Bluetooth IPs.

Bluetooth Smart version 4.2 focuses on stronger security and privacy, faster data rates and better power efficiency. It heralds a new wave of Bluetooth products and will accelerate growth in emerging categories such as wearables, smart homes, connected medical devices and smart location tracking. The upcoming Internet Protocol Support Profile enables seamless connectivity over IPv6, a key foundation layer for the Internet of Things (IoT) market.

Jayanth Krishna, Head – Short-range Wireless, Mindtree, said, “For 15 years, Mindtree has been at the forefront of Bluetooth innovation. Mindtree’s IP has reached millions of devices globally across smart connected devices, automotive, audio accessories and personal navigation. Our investments in expertise and technology are paying off in helping to accelerate the use of wearables and other smart connected devices.”

Errett Kroeter, Senior Marketing Director, Bluetooth SIG said “We are excited to see our member companies embrace the potential of Bluetooth Smart technology, with its IP connectivity capabilities in addition to the increased speed, stronger security, and enhanced power efficiency of Bluetooth 4.2. Our membership continues to build a richer Bluetooth Smart ecosystem, bringing more Bluetooth Smart products to the consumer. Bluetooth Smart is the only wireless technology that provides the flexibility to innovate, ability to scale to the market, and trust of a globally recognized standard. All of which are essential to delivering the promise of IoT.”

Mindtree offers a comprehensive portfolio of Bluetooth intellectual property solutions and a range of design, engineering, testing and consulting services for semiconductor vendors and original equipment manufacturers. The IP portfolio includes interoperable, certified, customizable, ultra-low power and footprint silicon IP for Bluetooth® Smart 4.2, 4.1 and 4.0, and ultra-compact, complete certified portfolio of protocol stack & profiles IP for Bluetooth® Smart 4.2, 4.1 and 4.0. Mindtree also offers a feature-rich and compact Bluetooth® Smart Ready 4.2, 4.1 and 4.0 and Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR/3.0+EDR protocol stack and profiles.

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About Mindtree

Mindtree [NSE: MINDTREE] delivers technology services and accelerates growth for Global 1000 companies by solving complex business challenges with breakthrough technical innovations. Mindtree specializes in e-commerce, mobility, cloud enablement, digital transformation, business intelligence, data analytics, testing, infrastructure, EAI and ERP solutions. We are among the fastest growing technology firms globally with more than 200 clients and offices in 14 countries. www.mindtree.com.

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