CSR Media Coverage
DATE: 20 Nov 2014 | SOURCE: Directions Magazine
Today, CSR, a company primarily known for their GPS chip technology, has announced a software development kit (SDK) for Android to integrate the SiRFusion library into mobile apps running Android 4.4 or later for indoor positioning.
DATE: 20 Nov 2014 | SOURCE: VentureBeat
CSR, the big navigation and Bluetooth chip maker, is announcing today new software that it says will enable accurate indoor positioning for Android apps. Its SirFusion software development kit (SDK) for Android app developers will allow them to create apps that can take advantage of CSR’s indoor mapping capability, the Cambridge, England-based chip company said.
DATE: 20 Nov 2014 | SOURCE: EETimes Europe
Indoor location has been a challenge to smartphone app developers and many ideas have been presented from Bluetooth beacons to visible light communications (VLC). However, these require significant infrastructure to be built in order to work. To address this issue without the need for any infrastructure, the SiRFusion™ Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android application developers from CSR enables indoor positioning for Android developers looking to create next-generation apps.
DATE: 15 Oct 2014 | SOURCE: EETimes Japan
CSRが提案する「CSRmesh」技術は、Bluetooth Smartを活用して、メッシュネットワークに接続されたほぼ無数の機器を、スマートフォンなどから制御することが可能となる。CSRは、クラウドシステ ムと連動したサービスプラットフォームなどの環境整備も進めていく考えだ。
DATE: 15 Oct 2014 | SOURCE: EETimes
Qualcomm Inc., the world's largest cellphone chip vendor, has agreed to buy CSR for ₤1.57 billion ($2.5 billion) to strengthen its presence in the Internet of Things.
DATE: 20 Aug 2014 | SOURCE: EETimes
...CSR is ratcheting up efforts to evangelize the company-developed mesh technology, CSRmesh, a protocol running over Bluetooth Smart...
DATE: 29 Jul 2014 | SOURCE: Business Weekly
China continues to be an important market for Cambridge wireless pioneer CSR as the number of consumer electronics companies there rapidly increases, serving both their fast growing domestic market as well as taking a growing place on the world stage.
DATE: 12 Jul 2014 | SOURCE: Sky News
CSR recently met with the SWIPE tech team from Sky News to talk about how Bluetooth® is changing the way we interact with the world. Reporting from "The Future is Smart" exhibition organised by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, the report focuses on CSRmesh™ having a key role in the future of wireless technology: "Bluetooth isn’t just about mobile headsets anymore, a new generation of wireless technology is ready to transform homes, exercise, medicine and even farming. It’s because Bluetooth 4.0 lets devices talk to each other using very little power, like these light bulbs from Cambridge-based company CSR. One app can control tens of thousands of [light bulbs] at once, right down to changing the colour of each individual bulb." http://news.sky.com/story/1299435/swipe-battlefield-drones-and-bluetooth... <link expires 17/07/2014>
DATE: 18 Jun 2014 | SOURCE: New Scientist
Radio hackers have reverse-engineered some of the wireless spying gadgets used by the US National Security Agency. Using documents leaked by Edward Snowden, researchers have built simple but effective tools that can be attached to parts of a computer to gather private information in a host of intrusive ways...
DATE: 29 Apr 2014 | SOURCE: EETimes
Carmakers are planning to exploit Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology (which has been rebranded; the more politically correct name today is Bluetooth Smart), so that vehicle owners can open and close doors and windows or adjust seats, mirrors, and lighting, by touching a smartphone/key fob or punching a wirelessly controlled in-vehicle button.