CSR's Bluetooth, Location, Audio, Wi-
CSR is also committed to the design and supply of complete technology solutions that
CSR are focused on the following applications:
CSR plc was formed in 1999 and floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2004. It is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, and has more than 3,000 employees working in over 35 offices worldwide.
CSR operates a fabless business model, focusing on its core competency -
CSR has been at the forefront of Bluetooth® innovation for over ten years and is now leading the field in Bluetooth Low Energy, the exciting new Bluetooth standard.
Bluetooth Low Energy enables ultra low power connectivity and basic data transfer for applications previously limited by the power consumption, size constraints and complexity of other wireless standards.
CSR's audio expertise has evolved into a range of specific audio processing solutions for applications including mobile handsets, consumer headsets and professional audio systems.
CSR has a range of audio encoding and processing algorithms, including Clear Voice Capture (CVC®) which is CSR's own echo cancellation and noise suppression DSP software technology for enhancing the audio quality of wireless products.
CSR’s next generation SiRFusion™ location platform is based on the SiRFstarV™ architecture for optimum indoor and outdoor performance.
SiRFstarV chips are capable of tracking GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Compass, SBAS, and
future GNSS signals. The SiRFusion platform integrates positioning from GNSS, terrestrial
radio solutions such as Wi-
SiRFusion can then combine this real-
Cameras: Connectivity and location features, from wireless photo transfer to geo-
Printers: CSR’s industry-
CSR8000™ Platform: CSR’s next generation connectivity platform improves voice quality
with wireless connected devices and extends the ecosystem to include emerging Bluetooth®
low energy devices.
CSR 10XX -
BlueCore5ª Multimedia: Integrating wireless multimedia functionality into embedded
MAPXª: High performance and integrated applications processors for Soundbars, Docking Speakers, AV-
CSR8640: Next generation Stereo ROM solution
CSR8610: Next generation single-
BlueTunes ROM: ROM-
SiRFstarV & SiRFusion Platform: SiRFusion location platform is based on the SiRFstarV™
for optimum indoor and outdoor performance.
SiRFatlasVI: Integrates an ARM Cortex 9 CPU core and targets low-
COACH16™: CSR’s flagship Digital Camera Processor that provides support for the most
advanced features in today’s high-
Quatro® 5300: Integrates an ARM11 CPU core, up to 525 MHz and targets low-
BCD are proud to be CSR¹s Sales Representative in the UK and Ireland. BCD can offer full technical design support through to manufacturing, anywhere in the World. BCD have a long history with CSR, having formerly represented both Microtune and Zoran.
CSR are the Industry leader in connectivity solutions. They are the leader in the Bluetooth market and have a dominant position in both the WiFi and GPS markets, particularly with their acquisition of GPS market leader SIRF.
With the acquisition of US-
CSR has made its mark in the industry, delivering complete connectivity solutions. From Classic Bluetooth through to the new Bluetooth Low Energy specifications, CSR are leading the technology curve with proven, cost effective and highly integrated system solutions. They have been successful by understanding the end applications and delivering Hardware and Software solutions as well as providing an easy to implement development environment for all their products.
The highest levels of integration, minimal external components and full layout and test support means that customers can achieve fastest time to market through Design Right First Time philosophy.
Customers can have the utmost confidence that their designs will meet any industry approvals and work without fault in their end customers¹ homes and premises, with the full support of CSR and BCD.