Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Module
BlueCreation releases most complete Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Module
Fastest, most cost effective route to Bluetooth 4.0 Appcessory market
Cambridge, UK - March 4 2013 – BlueCreation today announced BC127, the most complete Certified Bluetooth 4.0 Audio module available in the market. BC127 offers a complete package with all profiles, high-end codecs such as AAC and aptX®, digital and analog audio out combined with the capability to connect to iOS® and Android® Applications with a simple control and configuration interface.
Chris Havell, Senior Director of Audio at CSR commented “CSR welcomes the introduction of BlueCreation’s new BC127 – a high-spec dual-mode Bluetooth 4.0 module aimed at fast-growing wireless audio accessory markets based on our CSR8670 audio platform. Like many of our partners, BlueCreation pushes for continuous innovation to enable OEMs to develop consumer electronics products in a fast, affordable and competitive fashion.”
BC127 comes as a complete package. It includes the Bluetooth protocol stack, Hands Free (HFP 1.6), Music streaming (A2DP Sync and Source, AVRCP 1.4), Access to Phone Book (PBAP) with Audio DSP algorithm including additional support for echo cancellation, noise suppression, CSR’s aptX, AAC, MP3 and SBC at high sampling rates. A BC127 development kit is available for quick prototyping and development.
BC127 supports connection to Android ®, iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. BC127 comes with associated iOS and Android SmartPhone sample applications providing an End to End Solution.
BC127 offers the highest audio quality with ability to stream audio and includes a digital interface at a user defined sampling rate or differential analog output with 96dB SNR integrated DAC and -87dB Stereo separation. BC127 Class2 provides 20m range and lowest power consumption with ability to work with Bluetooth Low Energy. BC127 comes in the smallest form factor with a footprint of 11.8mm x 18mm.
Developers have access to the simple UART based command interface on the BC127 as well as the possibility for the module to function autonomously and to be controlled via PIOs. Coupled with this turn-key solution, BlueCreation support and customisation services enables a unique and cost effective solution to be brought to market in a little as a few weeks.
In addition to BC127 competitive pricing at production volumes, BlueCreation offers the option to license software and IP to further dramatically reduce the BOM. BC127 provides customers with a high standards ready solution and minimal BOM costs while maintaining excellent product quality.
BC127 is delivered Bluetooth SIG certified. It also is FCC and CE certified. BC127 and BC127 Development kit are available for purchase now.
BlueCreation is the leading Bluetooth and Wi-Fi consultancy and a provider of wireless software protocol stacks and custom solutions to connect to SmartPhone and portable devices. BlueCreation software and solutions are deployed over a million devices including wireless speakers, headsets, automotive infotainment systems, industrial application as well as general consumer electronics. More information can be found at www.bluecreation.com. Keep up to date with BlueCreation on our blog at www.bluecreation.com/blog/.