As per the report, Tile is currently working on such a solution in collaboration with Intel and will launch it later this year for the laptop makers around the world. The company has set its aim on equipping almost 30 billion consumer electronic devices within the next five years.However, this isn’t the first time Tile has collaborated with a technology company. Right now, the HP Elite Dragonfly laptop is the one with Tile integration, thanks to Tile’s partnership with HP.
Tile works using Bluetooth Low Energy, allowing your phones to recognise and connect to Bluetooth tags. In the traditional sense, these are the Tile devices, but in more recent years, Tile has partnered with many companies to bring this connectivity to other products like Sennheiser Momentum headphones, for example.
The technology goes a step further, allowing the Tile network of users to locate lost items. Say, for example, you leave your laptop in a coffee shop and the staff put it behind the counter, your Tile app would tell you that the last location your phone saw the laptop was at the coffee shop and you can go back and find it.
Equally, if someone walks off with your laptop, you can still trace it, because you can alert the Tile network to a missing item – then any other phone running the Tile app can report when it detects that laptop. This all happen anonymously so it’s not a risk to your privacy, but it can help you get reunited with things you might have lost.