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Bluetooth Low Energy - Signal strength

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  • Hi,

    I implemented Beacon solutions in iOS and Android, planning to implement the same in Windows 8 Store Apps. In windows 8.x how can i retrieve Signal Strength of nearby Bluetooth Low Energy devices ? one more thing, i am able to find only paired devices using Bluetooth Rfcomm. How to detect nearby unpaired Bluetooth devices? please let me know. Thanks in advance.

    Monday, March 17, 2014 9:55 AM

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  • AFAIK, you can only use a BT device once it's paired in the system settings.

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    Monday, March 17, 2014 7:05 PM
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  • Thanks for your reply,  how can i get Signal Strength of nearby Bluetooth Low Energy devices in windows 8.1? plz let me know. Thanks in advance
    Tuesday, March 18, 2014 6:07 AM