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April 8th, 2018

Blackloud’s SOUNDOT AF1 and CF1 headsets provide lossless sound and free global FM radio access for smartphones without an embedded FM chip or internet access. Read More


April 8th, 2018

Headsets Deliver FM to Mobile Devices, No Chip or Internet Required

Blackloud releases product details, pricing Read More

April 6th, 2018

New Blackloud Headset Has its Own FM Tuner Chips For Use With iPhones, Android Phones

 iPhones may not (or may) have unactivated FM chips inside, but a new headset aims to address that with its own FM tuner chip controllable with an iOS (or Android, for other phones) app. Read More


April 6th, 2018

Silicon Laboratories : Blackloud, Tempo Semi & Silicon Labs Collaborate to Announce Industry’s First Headsets Offering FM Radio without Internet Connectivity or Smartphone FM Chips

Blackloud, working with design partners Tempo Semiconductor Inc. (TSI) and Silicon Labs (SLAB) who provided turnkey audio design solutions, will announce its SOUNDOT AF1 (for iPhones and iPads using the Lightning interface) and CF1 (for devices with USB-C / USB Micro interfaces) headsets at the NAB Show (booth N6220) being held in Las Vegas April 7 12. Read More


April 5th, 2018

Blackloud’s SOUNDOT CF1 Earbuds Play FM On Any Android Phone

Blackloud has taken to this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show to reveal a new set of earbuds that should let just about any Android handset play FM radio. Read More


April 5th, 2018


Blackloud, Tempo Semi & Silicon Labs Collaborate to Announce Industry’s First Headsets Offering FM Radio without Internet Connectivity or Smartphone FM Chips

Blackloud SOUNDOT AF1 & CF1 allow consumers to listen to their music or FM radio on smartphones or tablets even without embedded FM chips Read More


April 5th, 2018

Blackloud Headsets Include Their Own FM Reception Chip.

Electronic products manufacturer Blackloud is launching a new series of headsets that includes dedicated iOS and Android apps and their own FM reception chip. Its Soundot AF1 for iPhones and iPads will be introduced at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next week. Read More


April 5th, 2018

Are These New Earbuds The Best Bud For iPhone FM Access?

With Apple apparently unrelenting in its refusal to include an activated FM chip in its iPhones, a Southern California wireless technology company has seemingly delivered to the nation what Silicon Valley has been a bit reluctant to roll out: a way to access FM radio on an iOS-powered mobile device. Read More


April 5th, 2018

Blackloud’s SOUNDOT CF1 Earbuds Play FM On Any Android Phone

 Blackloud has taken to this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show to reveal a new set of earbuds that should let just about any Android handset play FM radio. That’s thanks to the one-of-a-kind inclusion of an embedded FM Reciever with RDS and an associated SOUNDOT App that controls FM tuning. Marketed as model number CF1 for Android devices, they should additionally provide great sound for listening to non-FM audio. However, the FM capabilities won’t depend on a data connection or any other such nonsense either, so that is certainly going to be the key selling point here. Read More


April 4th, 2018

DES ÉCOUTEURS POUR SMARTPHONES AVEC UNE PUCE FM INTÉGRÉE

Alors que les fabricants de smartphones refusent, notamment Apple, d’intégrer une puce FM à leurs appareils, un fabricant d’écouteurs est sur le point de présenter un produit intégrant cette technologie, compatibles iPhone et USB-C. Les puristes applaudissent des deux mains. Read More


March 28th, 2018

Digital Radio FM Insider

Chipless FM Radio on Mobile Devices

Terrestrial radio reception without smartphone FM chip. Read More


March 27th, 2018

Blackloud Delivers Radio on Mobile Devices Without FM Chip

The new product debuting at NAB Show may make the chip/no chip debate a moot point Read More


March 27th, 2018

Blackloud Delivers Radio on Mobile Devices

New technology enables radio reception without the smartphone FM chip Read More

April 21st, 2017

The TSCS25xx CODEC is featured on the newly released SiLabs CP2615-EK Evaluation Kit which is available for purchase from Mouser.com today.

CP2615-EK Evaluation Kit

Sample quantities of the CP2615 – USB to I2S Digital Audio Bridge Controller are from SiLabs directly (powered Mouser.com).

Prototype / Pre-Production level quantities of the TSCS25xx CODEC (in either T&R or Tray) as well as the SiLabs CP2615 USB to I2S Digital Audio Bridge Controller are also both available for purchase from Mouser.com. The CP2616 – USB to I2S Digital Audio Bridge Controller is also available for purchase from Avnet and Digikey.