CSR Debuts RoadTunes™ ADK 3.0, Delivering Safer, Hands-free Control of Smartphone Features In-Vehicle

  CSR Debuts RoadTunes™ ADK 3.0, Delivering Safer, Hands-free Control of
  Smartphone Features In-Vehicle

 New application development kit supports Livio Connect API, Bluetooth® Made
   for iPod®/iPhone®/iPad®, wideband speech capable echo/noise suppression

Telematics Detroit 2012

Business Wire

NOVI, Mich. -- June 06, 2012

CSR plc (LSE:CSR) (NASDAQ:CSRE) today unveiled RoadTunes ADK 3.0, a new
application development kit (ADK) for its popular Bluetooth hands-free
solution for in-car infotainment systems. This latest ADK release offers many
exciting additions, including the latest version of CVC™, CSR’s echo and noise
suppression solution, and wireless control of iOS™-based products with the
Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad feature, and is the first production-ready release
of RoadTunes to offer customers the Livio Connect API.

RoadTunes ADK 3.0 is designed for tighter integration of smartphones to
in-vehicle systems such as steering wheel switches, head unit controls or
vehicle touchscreens, enabling drivers to control smartphone apps without
diverting their attention to the smartphone touchscreen – helping to ensure
that drivers keep their eyes on the road for a safer, more enjoyable ride.
RoadTunes ADK 3.0 is delivered as a fully tested, production-ready ADK with a
list of compatible Bluetooth handsets representing the most popular devices on
the market.

RoadTunes ADK 3.0 is compatible with fully embedded connectivity and audio
platforms such as CSR’s BlueCore5™ Multimedia, a single-chip Bluetooth
solution designed to facilitate integration of wireless multimedia
functionality into embedded devices. Featuring a powerful 64 MIPS DSP and
on-chip memory, BlueCore5 Multimedia offers best in-class audio quality, power
consumption and radio performance, making it an ideal platform for automotive
hands-free systems.

Livio Connect API Support

CSR and Livio engaged in a close collaboration to be able to offer Livio
Connect API in this production-ready RoadTunes ADK 3.0 release. Livio Connect
makes interacting with smartphone apps while driving safer, starting today
with Internet radio, by mapping app controls to the in-vehicle MMI
(man-machine interface). Tomorrow’s designs will interact with not only
Internet radio, but also traffic, parking and many other smartphone apps in
much the same way as on-board music and navigation is controlled in the car

“Consumers today expect to be able to integrate their smartphones seamlessly
into their in-vehicle infotainment system to stream music and other content
and to perform other functions such as navigation, traffic updates and
hands-free messaging in addition to calling,” said Thomas Carmody, Head of
Connectivity Marketing for CSR’s Auto Business Group. “Livio and CSR are
making it a priority to address these requirements by allowing drivers to more
safely control smartphone features and functions and keep their hands on the
wheel and eyes on the road.”

Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad Support

RoadTunes 3.0 ADK also incorporates the required software for Made for
iPod/iPhone/iPad Bluetooth accessories. Running on the BlueCore5MM platform,
RoadTunes 3.0 ADK satisfies the requirements for wirelessly interfacing with
Apps running on iOS™ devices allowing for tighter integration, and safe use of
iOS devices with in-vehicle systems. Cutting the cord between iOS device and
in-vehicle system reduces cost and mechanical design complexity increasing the
design options available to customers.

Improved In-Car Audio Quality

RoadTunes v3.0 ADK also includes a new version of CSR's leading echo and noise
suppression solution, CVC™ v4.5.1, which brings wideband speech support to
RoadTunes customers. CVC v4.5.1 will allow customers to provision their in-car
Bluetooth enabled systems for the higher quality made possible by HD voice. A
GSMA association initiative for increasing the bandwidth available for voice
calls over cellular networks, HD voice is designed to dramatically improve the
hands-free calling experience for drivers by delivering crystal clear voice
calls, even in noisy environments, to the in-vehicle audio system via
Bluetooth. HD voice is already available on cellular networks in Europe, the
U.S. and Asia, with most of the major smartphone vendors already offering this

About RoadTunes

Originally introduced in 2008, RoadTunes has been continually and
substantially upgraded with improved performance, interoperability, and
feature set enhancements to meet the evolving needs of the automotive
marketplace. Designed to satisfy the range of existing and emerging Bluetooth
applications in automobiles, RoadTunes can be quickly integrated into embedded
infotainment systems, or into aftermarket products including PNDs, and offers
rich Bluetooth Profile application software support and a simple high-level
API. A choice of packaging ensures that developers have the right options,
whether they are making low-cost PCBs or looking for a compact plug-on
Bluetooth module. RoadTunes features full hardware and software components
including a RISC and DSP processor, CVC™ noise reduction, and third-party echo
cancellation. It also includes source code, allowing designers to fully
customise their end designs.

Visit the CSR booth at Telematics Detroit 2012 (Stand 44) to see a
demonstration of location, audio and connectivity products for the automotive
industry powered by CSR.


About CSR

CSR is a global provider of innovative silicon and software solutions for the
location-aware, media-rich, cloud-connected world. Our platforms are optimised
for the automotive navigation and infotainment, digital cameras and imaging,
connected home infotainment and wireless audio markets. We provide solutions
to complex problems in the audio-visual, connectivity and location technology
domains across a broad range of markets, with a technology portfolio that
includes GPS/GNSS systems, Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi®, FM, NFC, aptX® and CVC^TMaudio
codecs, JPEG, MPEG, H.264 imaging, PDL printing, microcontrollers, DSPs and
broadband receivers. CSR's technology solutions and market platforms enable
its customers to deliver a superior user experience and are adopted by leaders
in the auto, computer, home and mobile markets. More information can be found
at www.csr.com. Keep up to date with CSR on our blog, YouTube or follow us on
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performance, or assumptions related thereto) that are not historical facts and
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