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 .

CSR’s scalable silicon and software solutions for soundbars are ready to use, reducing time to market and product development costs. CSR’s technologies enable superior performance, product differentiation and deliver unique features – like aptX® - that consumers want.


In addition to TV, soundbars also perform as a fixed wireless speaker for high-quality Bluetooth® audio streaming from smartphones, tablets, and laptops. CSR delivers a family of products designed to make life easier for soundbar ODMs and OEMs. From Bluetooth connectivity with aptX, to powerful media processing and high-efficiency digital amplification, our technology delivers end-to-end solutions for wireless speaker designers.

CSR has three Example Designs which offer manufacturers complete and flexible platforms for entry-level , mid-range and high-end soundbars.

The global soundbar market is predicted to have double digit CAGR by 2018. By bringing together all the silicon technologies, software and configuration tools needed to support source-to-speaker processing for soundbar applications, CSR is enabling OEMs and ODMs to capitalize on this rapidly growing market. Our soundbar platforms enable the development of differentiated products that provide consumers with a high fidelity audio experience that is simple to install, easy to operate and aesthetically pleasing in the modern digital home.

For all platforms, CSR provides complete design information, including example design kits, schematics, bill of materials (BOM) and PCB layout files. Configuration files are also provided, together with a comprehensive tool set to help customers to adjust the feature set and performance level to their own needs.


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