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CSR Showcases Location Services Platform at Mobile World Congress 2013

2013-02-25 05:38 ET - News Release

Platform utilises revolutionary hybrid technology to deliver seamless indoor and outdoor location with accuracy of under 10 metres


Company Website: http://www.csr.com
BARCELONA, Spain -- (Business Wire)

CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) this week demonstrates at Mobile World Congress the innovative CSR Location Services Platform, featuring cutting-edge advancements such as ‘context detection’ and ‘self-learning’ to deliver a seamless indoor and outdoor location experience for consumers and enterprises alike. The platform delivers unprecedented indoor accuracy of under 10 metres.

To be showcased at the CSR booth [Hall 6, Stand 6D35] and at the popular Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Demo Day, CSR’s Location Services Platform offers a customisable, flexible infrastructure to enable a vast array of location-based services. The offering is based on the SiRFstarV™ architecture, an approach to location and navigation relying not only on GPS to determine position but also real-time information gathered from Galileo, GLONASS and Compass (a.k.a. BeiDou-2) satellites; multiple radio systems, such as Wi-Fi® and cellular; and multiple MEMS sensors, like accelerometers, gyroscopes and compasses. It then combines this data with ephemeris data, mapping, cellular basestation and Wi-Fi access point location data and other cloud-based aiding information using the accompanying SiRFusion™ platform.

“Since last year’s Mobile World Congress, the interest level and market momentum for a seamless indoor and outdoor location has exploded,” according to Anthony Murray, SVP Business Group of CSR. “Our hybrid approach to indoor and outdoor location provides the location basis for an increasingly wide array of use cases and deployments such as automotive safety, geo-fencing, asset management, and countless others.”

Live demonstrations of the CSR Location Platform take place on the show-floor at the CSR booth [Hall 6, Stand 6D35] and during the OMA Demo Day on Wednesday 27 February, from 15:00 to 19:00 [Hall 8.0 Theatre District, Theatre C]; in addition, Dave Huntingford, Director of Product Line for Location at CSR, presents on ‘Indoor Location, Navigation and Services’ at 16:50 in the same OMA Open Day venue.

To book a meeting or demonstration with CSR at Mobile World Congress please email external.communications@csr.com

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 blog, YouTube, Facebook or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CSR_plc

CAUTIONARY NOTE ON FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains certain statements (including statements concerning plans and objectives of management for future operations or performance, or assumptions related thereto) that are not historical facts and constitute ‘forward looking statements’ within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 in relation to CSR’s Location Services Platform, and their performance characteristics in consumer electronic products, and other future events and their potential effects on CSR. These forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as ‘will,’ ‘can deliver,’ offers', 'allows', 'to enhance,’ ‘enables,’ 'designed to' and other similar expressions regarding the performance characteristics of CSR’s Location Services Platform, and their performance characteristics in consumer electronics products, and their potential effects on CSR. Any future release of CSR’s Location Services Platform or consumer electronics products containing such technology, related products or modifications to such products’ capability, functionality or features are subject to ongoing evaluation by CSR and its customers, and may or may not be implemented and should not be considered firm commitments by CSR or its customers and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. Such forward-looking statements represent the current expectations and beliefs of management of CSR, and are based upon numerous assumptions regarding CSR’s business strategies and the environment in which CSR will operate and therefore involve a number of known and unknown risks, contingencies, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of CSR, including, but not limited to, those detailed from time to time in CSR’s periodic reports (whether under the caption Risk Factors or Forward Looking Statements or elsewhere), which are available at the SEC’s web site http://www.sec.gov. Each forward looking statement speaks only as of the date hereof. CSR does not undertake to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained herein, otherwise than required by law.

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Contacts:

Russell Lindsey
Rocket Communications
+44(0)845 370 7024
csr@rocketcomms.net

Source: CSR plc

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