CSR and TTPCom Target 2.5G Applications with Bluetooth Designs

10/13/2003 - CSR (Cambridge Silicon Radio), a leading Bluetooth silicon provider and TTP Communications plc (TTPCom), a leading independent supplier of digital wireless communications technology announced their cooperation to produce fully integrated 2.5G and Bluetooth solutions for wireless device manufacturers. The agreement gives TTPCom direct access to CSR's BCHS (BlueCore Host Software) and BlueCore range of devices, thereby providing a highly integrated and optimised Bluetooth/GPRS solution to terminal manufacturers. By uniting CSR's knowledge in Bluetooth hardware and software solutions with TTPCom's mobile systems experience, a complete mobile handset design with Bluetooth connectivity is available quickly and at low cost to designers and manufacturers.

TTPCom is using CSR's embedded Bluetooth stack, BCHS which, when combined with CSR's BlueCore hardware, will enable TTPCom's customers to benefit from BlueCore's low cost, small size and low power consumption advantages which have made BlueCore a leading Bluetooth solution. BCHS supports 13 Bluetooth profiles including Audio Gateway, hands free, DUN (Dial Up Networking) and OBEX (Object Embedded Exchange) with new releases planned for personal area networking and cordless telephony.

Paul Goodyer, TTPCom's Software Division Programme Manager commented, "CSR's Bluetooth devices and software offer a trusted and reliable technology enabling us to respond quickly to our customers demands for integrated solutions. CSR is able to supply the entire Bluetooth solution for mobile devices and they also demonstrate a strong commitment to incorporating new profiles and changing standards in the future."

John Halksworth, Product Manager, CSR added: "We are delighted to work in close collaboration with a leading company such as TTPCom. Building this relationship allows us to tailor Bluetooth solutions that really embrace customer requirements and supports TTPCom's core strength of providing world class mobile communication solutions".

CSR will be exhibiting on stand number 2261.023 in Hall 2 at ITU Telecom in Geneva from October 12th to 18th. TTPCom will be exhibiting on stand number 2261.060 in Hall 2 at ITU Telecom in Geneva from October 12th to 18th.

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