Connect to the latest Bluetooth devices with Bluetooth version 4.0 support . Communicate across distances of up to 50m (165ft) with a Bluetooth Class 1 transceiver . Leave the unobtrusive USB dongle connected while you travel for maximum portability . Bluetooth v4.0 Support The USBBT1EDR4 USB to Class 1 Mini Bluetooth Dongle lets you add Bluetooth wireless capabilities to a laptop or desktop computer through USB with support for transfer distances of up to 50m (165ft). . Smart and; Secure Compliant with Bluetooth 4.0 LE +EDR the USB Bluetooth adapter offers data transfer rates up to 3 Mbps and low power consumption. This Bluetooth Smart Ready transceiver is an effective way to connect to a rapidly growing list of the Bluetooth Smart peripherals on the market including the latest Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. Bluetooth v4.0 also integrates added security for all transfers using 128-bit AES encryption. . Travel Companion A conveniently portable device this ultra-compact adapter is unobtrusive when connected to your laptop so you won’t have to remove it each time you store your laptop in a carrying case or bag. The adapter is also backward compatible with previous Bluetooth standards (v3.0 2.0 1.2 and 1.1) to ensure connectivity with all of your Bluetooth devices. Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.