[maemo-users] Bluetooth headphones and mp3's

From: Neil MacLeod gmane at nmacleod.com
Date: Thu Sep 27 14:38:16 EEST 2007
Simon Pickering wrote:
>> I haven't heard these HSP/HFP/A2DP headsets being called "multipoint"
>> before but I've been calling them "combo" sets. The interesting thing
>> here is the set prefers to be master on both its active connections so
>> it can communicate with separate hifi and voice devices in a single
>> piconet.
> That's just from my browsing on Amazon and other online retailers 
> before I bought mine (a reasonably priced Jabra BT320s), I (and they) 
> may be using the wrong terminology.

Sony Ericsson refer to this feature as "multipoint" so it is the correct terminology, at least according to some vendors (inc. the original inventor of the technology!) :)

The following is printed on the packaging of my SE HBH-DS970 headset:

* Multipoint function
  - listen to music stored in Bluetooth-enabled PC/PDA
  - handle in-coming calls

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