Planex Communications Inc. announced a small-sized Bluetooth adaptor called “GW-BH02U” that connects via a USB port.
This is a compact adaptor with outer dimensions of 18.6mm wide by 46mm deep by 9.5mm high, and it weighs 8g. It is open-priced and its expected retail price is assumed to be 5,480 yen. The company will start selling it in mid-July.
The GW-BH02U will be available for Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP-based PCs. It supports the Bluetooth serial port service that allows PCs to identify Bluetooth communications as using serial ports. Therefore, it supports dial-up connections via Bluetooth-based modems, LAN connections, file transfer between PCs, data exchanges of name card files between devices equipped with Bluetooth, and others.