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CSR Protagonist Named One of the Industry Influencers Shaping the Future of Consumer Electronics

June 13, 2014



ENP Newswire - 13 June 2014

Release date- 11062014 - CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announces its board member, Dr. Levy Gerzberg, has been recognised by the Consumer Electronics Association as one of the leaders in the industry.

As part of the CE Hall of Fame for 2014, Dr. Gerzberg has been acknowledged alongside 12 industry shapers that have steered the advancement of consumer electronics and will help direct the industry's future.

Dr. Gerzberg was recognised for his contribution during the past 30 years to the high technology industry, in areas related to digital signal processing and system-on-a-chip (SOC) platforms used in consumer electronics, communications, PCs, military and medical electronics. Co-founder of Zoran Corp, a market leader in SOCs for digital cameras, the U.S. DTV space, DVD players, printers and other consumer electronics platforms, he became a non-executive board member of semiconductor company CSR following the merger of the two companies in 2011.

As a result of the collaboration, CSR was able to integrate its connectivity solutions across Zoran's product platforms, to capture and lead multiple new markets, including automotive infotainment.

'This award means a lot to me as it recognises the pioneering work made by a global team of very dedicated creative people who started more than three decades ago at Zoran and are now continuing with CSR,' said Dr. Gerzberg.

'It is an exciting time for the consumer electronics industry, particularly in health and education, as we are beginning to see the consumer become a more active participant in the creation, sharing and using of content and information, leading to remarkable innovations. We are about to observe the major impact this type of trend will have on our lives. To be part of this team of technology experts and its partners, who are improving the quality of life of many millions of consumers all over the world, is a great privilege.'

The 2014 CE Hall of Fame inductees were selected by a panel of media and industry experts. Dr. Gerzberg will be enrolled alongside fellow company founders, inventors, industry executives, journalists and retailers at the CE Hall of Fame dinner on 10th November at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

About CSR

CSR solves the challenges and delivers the core innovations that enable our customers to win in the global consumer electronics market. Our passionate technologists develop enhanced silicon, software and services with a focus on Voice & Music, Document Imaging, Automotive Infotainment, Bluetooth Smart and Indoor Location.

We partner with leading customers across the globe and deliver integrated and differentiated technology platforms to help them turn their great ideas into market-leading products. For more information, visit www.csr.com or keep up to date with CSR via our technical blog, people blog, YouTube, Facebook or Twitter.

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 wireless connectivity solutions, and their performance characteristics in automotive and consumer electronics 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 wireless connectivity solutions, and their performance characteristics in automotive and consumer electronics products, and their potential effects on CSR.

Any future release of CSR's wireless connectivity solutions or automotive 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.

Press Contact:

Sally Brown

Tel: +44 845 3707 024


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