The company CSR announced a BlueCore Chip “BC7830”, united on a single crystal module are GPS, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, FM receiver and transmitter. Manufacturer claims that the product is the smallest in the world with smart navigation module. Area of circuits does not exceed 11mm2, and low power consumption chip corresponds to the upcoming standard Bluetooth with low energy. BlueCore BC7830 will be used in different mobile technology equipments from mobile phones to media and gaming consoles.
According to a representative from CSR the integration of “BC7830” in mobile GPS receivers costs only one dollar. Similar solutions of competitors costs more, they are bigger in size, or consume more energy. According to the forecasts of analysts low energy Bluetooth technology will be used in 428 million devices by 2010 and BlueCore BC7830 is another step towards the smart low cost gadgets.