Manufacturer: IVT Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 12.6 MB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 08 Jul 2004
The device driver for the SMK Bluetooth Device is an information file which is a component of the installation script that is executed to install a Bluetooth compliant hardware component in the host computer system. The hardware itself is normally hosted on the Universal Serial Bus interface port of the host machine and is commonly covered by the Plug and Play functionality of newer operating system environments. As a Bluetooth compliant hardware component it also implements standards for the deployment of wireless data exchange among devices within a specific distance of the host controller. The devices capable of implementing the data transfer are likewise Bluetooth compliant but not necessarily using the same version. This means that the device driver for the SMK Bluetooth Device is backward compatible allowing the supported hardware component to communicate with devices using an older version of the technology.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
In this type of a setup, the computer system where the Bluetooth device installed serves as the host controller. The host controller makes it possible to make data transfer between supported devices. Aside from the normal role of the device driver of providing information relative to the make, model, and manufacturer of the supported hardware component it is also responsible for implementing a communication layer with the underlying operating system platform. This communication layer allows the supported hardware component to implement various elements of wireless networking like security and encryption. By supporting these elements the device driver helps to ensure that only authorized users can have access to the data being transferred. This process helps to prevent what is commonly referred to as electronic eavesdropping which violates the computer user's right to privacy. This is partly the reason why data transfers are normally done by splitting information into smaller pieces and decrypting them once they reach the correct recipient. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SMK Bluetooth Device errors before installing any driver updates.