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problem in acessing bluetooth dongle from c++ problem

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hi i have a bluetooth dongle and a program to serach all the devices using bluetooth,
but the problem is findFirstDevice () function always returns null so it fails in searching but, i know that micrososft will support only a few dongles, mine is broadcom bcm2045a, but is there any alternative than this i came to know that we can use serial communication, but i have a doubt that by using serial com can we able to discover the devices and also can we able to connect to specified device... and if u have any code and tutorials related to this topic plz provide me the link...
Sep 2 '08 #1
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I know your pain...
You would think that bluetooth communication between different devices would be painless. It isn't. Faced with the problem some time ago, I started looking at creating drivers for the most popular bluetooth stacks - you can get SDK for Widcomm/Broadcomm, Blue Soleil, etc. for free, but all have a different API...

However, I happened to come accross a framework that made my task much simpler -
http://www.btframework .com/index.htm

It is free to try, but you have to pay if you want to use it commercially...

Sep 3 '08 #2

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