Based on CSR’s industry-leading BlueCore5-Multimedia silicon, the development kit includes a development board and software to enable the rapid development of Bluetooth accessories for Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch. These Works with iPhone and Made for iPod-certified products will provide a unique and differentiated experience for the iPhone or iPod touch.
This development kit further strengthens CSR’s continued leadership in, and commitment to, the Bluetooth accessory market.
“We’re very pleased to be involved in developing enabling Bluetooth accessories for such high-profile devices”, said Anthony Murray, Senior Vice-President of CSR’s Audio and Connectivity Business Unit. “We now offer our customers the fastest possible route-to-market in developing iPod and iPhone accessories with Bluetooth. Both the iPhone and iPod touch are exciting products to be developing accessories for, and we look forward to the innovative and creative products our customers generate as a result of this.”
CSR plc is a leading provider of multifunction connectivity and location platforms. CSR’s technology portfolio includes Bluetooth, GPS, FM, Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11), UWB, NFC and other technologies to enable silicon platforms that incorporate fully integrated radio, baseband and microcontroller elements. CSR’s Connectivity Centre is designed to enhance the user experience with mainstream mobile devices by intelligent integration of multiple wireless connectivity and location-awareness technologies. CSR’s Location Platforms are complemented by wireless connectivity and multimedia capabilities for high-volume mobile consumer devices and commercial applications.
CSR’s technology has been adopted by market leaders into a wide range of mobile consumer devices such as mobile phones, automobile navigation and telematics systems, portable navigation devices (PNDs), wireless headsets, mobile computers, mobile internet devices, GPS recreational devices, digital cameras, mobile gaming, plus a wide range of personal and commercial tracking applications.