Short-Range Wireless Communication: Bluetooth, ZigBee & Infrared Transmission Video


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What is the approximate distance between devices when establishing a connection using short-range wireless communication?

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1. Which of the following is not a typical application of Bluetooth wireless communication?

2. Relative to other technologies such as Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular, Zigbee provides wireless communication that provides _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Wireless technology is widely used to connect devices. With this quiz/worksheet combo, you can check your knowledge of the approximate distance needed to connect short-range devices, types of short-range wireless technologies, and what Bluetooth is used for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these quiz assessments to check your understanding of:

  • The estimated distance required for a short-range wireless connection
  • Typical applications for Bluetooth wireless communication
  • The advantages of wireless communication using Zigbee
  • Wireless technology that uses the shortest range
  • Which type of wireless communication cannot travel through walls

Skills Practiced

Completing this quiz allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - correlate the relationship between the approximate distance for a short-range wireless connection and the wireless device that uses the shortest range
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of wireless communication technologies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about short-range wireless communication

Additional Learning

Get more knowledge on wireless communication technologies by watching the lesson titled Short-Range Wireless Communication: Bluetooth, Zigbee & Infrared Transmission. The following objectives are addressed in the lesson:

  • Compares the connection distance of short and medium-range wireless communication
  • Explains what Bluetooth technology is used for
  • Discusses who Bluetooth was named after
  • Details how Bluetooth works
  • Covers the differences between Bluetooth and WiFi
  • Describes how infrared works and what it's used for
  • Mentions how Zigbee technology works
  • Discusses the uses of ultra wideband and near field communication