Which Bluetooth Low Energy Solution is Right for You?

Products of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd.

Through the acquisition of UK-based Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd. (CSR), now known as Qualcomm Technology International Limited (QTIL), members of the Qualcomm Developer Network can now take advantage of QTIL’s leading Bluetooth® Smart technologies in their own projects. In complex, demanding markets like audio and automotive, QTIL is a true go-to resource for solving the toughest connectivity challenges, such as power consumption, latency, and interoperability. QTIL has become a diversified platform provider at the very center of the Internet of Things (IoT). In IoT everyday objects are readable, recognizable, locatable, addressable and controllable over the Internet. The Bluetooth Smart platform offers hardware and software for designing and building IoT/machine-to-machine (M2M) devices with built-in Bluetooth connectivity.

The broad range of use cases for Bluetooth applications include:

  • keyboards
  • mice
  • medical sensors
  • fitness training equipment
  • watches
  • TV remote controls
  • automotive keyless entry
  • advertising
  • indoor location
  • smart energy appliances
  • proximity tagging

Here are a few products Qualcomm Developer Network is now offering to developers:


CSR101x Product Family

CSR Bluetooth® low energy silicon provides a complete Bluetooth qualified solution to develop products that make use of the Bluetooth low energy standard. Solutions include CSRmesh® for creating mesh networks over multiple Bluetooth Smart devices as well as Proximity Beacons.

See more details about the features in the CSR101X Product Family and its series of development kits.


CSR102x Product Family

The family of Bluetooth low energy System-on-Chips are ideal for specific applications in the Internet of Things (IoT) including wireless remote controls, simple smart watches, home automation solutions and beacons where balancing performance, battery life and cost is critical.

Learn more about the multiple solutions in our CSR102x Product Family and our development kits and application boards.  


BlueCore CSRB534x Product Family

BlueCore platform that provides a dual-mode turnkey SoC that can connect to both Bluetooth BR/EDR (basic rate/enhanced data rate) and Bluetooth Low Energy, which is ideal for a variety of next generation wireless and virtual reality gaming accessories and embedded modules.

Get more information about our line of development boards in the CSRB534x Product Family.