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Does LabVIEW Support Bluetooth?



Primary Software:
Primary Software Version: 7.0
Primary Software Fixed Version: 7.1
Secondary Software: LabVIEW Development Systems>>LabVIEW Professional Development System

Problem:
Does LabVIEW Support Bluetooth?

Solution:
Bluetooth support has been added in LabVIEW 7.1. These VIs are located under All Functions»Communication»Bluetooth. In LabVIEW versions 8.0 and later, the Bluetooth VIs are located under Functions»Data Communication»Protocols»Bluetooth. There are several constraints to using Bluetooth with LabVIEW so please refer to the White Paper about Developing Bluetooth Applications with LabVIEW.

There are also several workarounds which were available before LabVIEW 7.1. For example, you can use wireless TCP communication combined with a device that performs TCP/Bluetooth translation. 

The LabVIEW Mobile Module, last released with LabVIEW 2011 SP1, also supported Bluetooth.

Related Links:
White Paper: Developing Bluetooth Applications with LabVIEW
KnowledgeBase 32GEGGTP: Does LabVIEW for PDA Support Bluetooth?
KnowledgeBase 4RCA4JV7: How Do I Make a Bluetooth Device Work with LabVIEW?
Product Manuals: LabVIEW PDA Module Release Notes
Product Manuals: LabVIEW PDA Module User Manual

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Report Date: 11/06/2003
Last Updated: 12/08/2015
Document ID: 335GOOLA

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