We are pleased to announce that as of August 13, 2015, Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has completed its acquisition of CSR plc. For more information, please see the press release .


Delivering automotive grade high-bandwidth Wi-Fi

The demand for higher bandwidth Wi-Fi® is a clear trend. OEM’s want to offer more connections and more bandwidth to drivers and their passengers to deliver use cases such as MirrorLink® screen sharing with the head unit and multi-user Wi-Fi hotspots. Many in-vehicle Wi-Fi use cases are unique, requiring updates to Wi-Fi device firmware, concurrent network operation, the ability for the Wi-Fi device to service two . . .

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TU Automotive Detroit: improving audio quality over Bluetooth® in the vehicle

The growth of the use of Bluetooth® within the vehicle continues. Increasing levels of hands free legislation around the world and the continuing use of the smartphone as a hub for streaming music via the head unit are just a couple of the driving factors behind the technology appearing in more vehicles as standard these days. But with the driving force behind more manufacturers adopting Bluetooth . . .

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What does the Connected Car of the future look like?

The connected car is a topic that continues to lead new developments in the automotive industry as consumers increasingly look to connected features for safety and entertainment in their vehicles. For the manufacturer, there are many benefits to leveraging wireless connections for intra-car communication. Replacing wires brings increased flexibility of placement of sensors while also reducing the weight of the vehicle, helping to drive the ongoing . . .

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Avi-on Labs create world’s first CSRmesh™ easy set-up Bluetooth lighting ecosystem

The smart lighting company Avi-on Labs is driving a revolution in wireless lighting with the world’s first Bluetooth® lighting ecosystem. Using CSRmesh™ architecture, the Avi-on ecosystem delivers a suite of lighting controls that seamlessly integrate into any existing home, giving wired performance without wires. While at CES 2015, CSR caught up with CEO Eric Miller to talk about the future of smart lighting. Miller believes Avi-on . . .

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Want to capitalize on the high-growth soundbar market? Check out our new soundbar example designs

This week we announced the launch of three wireless soundbar platform example designs, offering manufacturers complete and flexible solutions to bring entry-level, mid-range and high-end soundbars to market quickly. Our State of Play Audio Research Report found that over two thirds of consumers find it important for home audio technology to be easy to use, set up and upgrade. The goal with all three example designs . . .

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