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Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8, and by extension Windows Embedded Handheld 8, has partial Bluetooth support via the PeerFinder and StreamSocket classes in the Windows Phone API. The following basic functionality is supported:-
  • Retrieve Name and Bluetooth Address of all paired devices
  • Establish a socket connection to a known address and port number or service Guid
  • Programmatically launch the Bluetooth Settings page to allow the user to toggle the radio state or pair with a device

InTheHand.Phone.Bluetooth.dll adds the following:-
  • Strongly typed ConnectAsync methods for Bluetooth
  • BluetoothDevicePicker
  • Common BluetoothService Guids
  • Barcode scanner sample

Last edited Dec 18, 2013 at 8:15 PM by PeterFoot, version 3