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Wibree(WIreless BREE) An ultra-low power technology from Nokia that was incorporated into the Bluetooth standard. Bree is a fantasy city in Bree-Land in Lord of the Rings. See Bluetooth.
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Bluetooth low-energy technology emerged in June 2007 when the Bluetooth SIG brought Nokia's Wibree
under the Bluetooth umbrella.
Bluetooth low energy (previously known as Ultra Low Power Bluetooth or Wibree
) is a complementary Bluetooth technology which enables the transfer of simple data sets between compact devices and fewer frequencies are needed to make connections, as opposed to standard Bluetooth.
The new radio technology, dubbed "Wibree
", can work alongside Bluetooth short-range wireless connections but use just a fraction of the power.