Want to use bluetooth please advise

Hi I want to get in the business of BT, just some basic Qs
i want to be able to detect my phone when I am nearby
i use Iphone

  1. what do i need? what kind of hardware I am running OH on windows PC, so probably some USB BT dongle? any suggestions recommendations?

  2. what kind of binding will i need to use?

  3. can anyone give me a working exmaple ? :slight_smile:

This Topic will answer all of your question and provide several examples. https://community.openhab.org/t/3rd-party-bluetooth-binding-beta-testers-needed/38492?u=h102