CSR Bluetooth® Smart Technology Powers New LG One Key Wireless Remote

  CSR Bluetooth® Smart Technology Powers New LG One Key Wireless Remote

 CSR µEnergy® Chip Provides Bluetooth Low Energy Connectivity for LG Optimus®
                                VU2 Accessory

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CAMBRIDGE, England & SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- November 20, 2012

CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announced that CSR µEnergy®, its low
energy technology for Bluetooth® Smart connectivity, is at the heart of the
new One Key wireless smartphone remote control from LG Electronics. An
accessory for LG’s new flagship Android® smartphone, the Optimus VU2 is an LG
One Key remote that delivers a number of innovative capabilities and relies on
the CSR1000™ single-mode Bluetooth low energy solution to achieve Bluetooth
Smart wireless connectivity.

“The LG One Key remote control is a perfect example of the kind of mobile
accessory innovation made possible by our leading µEnergy™ platform, giving LG
a complete, optimised, low-energy solution with RF, baseband, microcontroller,
qualified Bluetooth v4.0 stack and customer application running on a single
chip,” said Paul Williamson, Director of µEnergy Marketing, CSR. “LG is
clearly at the forefront of the emerging Bluetooth Smart revolution, and we
are excited that this Tier-One OEM chose our µEnergy platform to power this
groundbreaking accessory for their flagship Android smartphone.”

The LG One Key Bluetooth Smart remote control provides exciting new ways for
consumers to interact with their smartphones. Going beyond simple Find Me and
Proximity applications, which are provided, the LG One Key remote offers
several exciting new capabilities, including the ability to trigger the
smartphone’s camera shutter to make taking self-portraits and group photos a
snap, as well as remotely controlling music selection and playback while the
smartphone is sitting in a speaker dock. And because of the µEnergy platform’s
industry-leading low-power operation, consumers can enjoy using the LG One Key
remote for years on a single coin cell battery.

CSR worked closely with LG software developers to create the unique
capabilities of the LG One Key remote and was able to jumpstart the task by
basing much of it on the sample applications provided with the CSR µEnergy
SDK, helping LG to bring their Bluetooth Smart accessory to market quickly and
efficiently. The CSR µEnergy SDK provides support for a broad range of
accessories out of the box with the flexibility to innovate by easily adding
features when developing new accessories.

The CSR µEnergy platform addresses the needs of ultra low-power connected
devices by unlocking the potential of the Bluetooth low energy standard and
providing everything required to create a Bluetooth Smart accessory such as
the LG One Key remote control. The CSR µEnergy platform has been optimised to
support only Bluetooth low energy features, allowing products to be tiny,
cost-effective and power-efficient, and may be used in simple sensors such as
step-counting foot pods, heart rate monitors or key fobs, as well as in more
complex low-power devices such as watches, keyboards and remote controls.

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™ audio
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 technical blog or CSR people
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constitute ‘forward looking statements’ within the meaning of the United
States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 in relation to CSR
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characteristics in LG’s One Key wireless smartphone remote control and other
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Lori Evans
Evans Public Relations
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Sally Brown
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