CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announced the availability of the CSR µEnergy SDK 1.4, the latest version of the company’s software toolkit for the speedy development of Bluetooth Smart devices. This updated version of the CSR µEnergy SDK provides a complete development platform with a new low entry price that features market-leading Bluetooth low energy profile and sample application support, and includes all the latest Bluetooth v4.0 features to enable developers to create exciting new Bluetooth Smart devices quickly and with a low initial investment. In addition, the CSR µEnergy SDK 1.4 offers out-of-the-box operation with all iOS-based devices.
Bluetooth v4.0 introduced low energy technology to the Bluetooth standard, enabling new Bluetooth Smart devices that can operate for months or even years on tiny, coin-cell batteries. With 10 qualified Bluetooth v4.0 profiles, 8 related sample applications and numerous services included with the CSR µEnergy SDK 1.4, developers can create working Bluetooth low energy applications in as little as 10 minutes, according to Paul Williamson, Senior Product Marketing Manager, CSR. Manufacturing and testing are simplified too, with the SDK’s support for the direct test modes found in test and measurement products from Rhode & Schwartz and Anritsu.
Qualified Bluetooth v4.0 Profiles Support
Heart Rate; Glucose; Blood Pressure; Health Thermometer; Proximity; Phone Alert Status; HID over GATT; Scan Parameters; Find Me; Alert Notification.
Sample Applications Support
Heart rate; Glucose meter; Blood Pressure; Thermometer; Proximity tag; Phone alert status and notification; Mouse; Keyboard and Smart remote.
About the CSR µEnergy Platform
The CSR µEnergy platform offers a single-mode Bluetooth low energy solution that enables the creation of compact, cost-effective and power-efficient wireless consumer products. CSR µEnergy products enable ultra low power connectivity and basic data transfer for applications previously limited by the power consumption, size constraints and complexity of other wireless standards. The platform provides everything required to create a Bluetooth low energy product, with RF, baseband, microcontroller, qualified Bluetooth v4.0 stack and customer application running on a single chip.