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Parrot unveils its latest SDR chip "O3+": Worldwide radio reception combined with Parrot connectivity solutions

PARIS, May 2016:
Parrot Automotive, a leading player in the field of Connected Automotive
Infotainment and the best-in-class provider of radio solutions in mobility,
is proud to introduce theOctopus 3+.

Picture SDR chip "O3+" Parrot

Building upon the market-proven Octopus 3, Parrot "O3+
" takes digital and analog radio reception to the next level.
The current generation is already deployed through major European, Japanese
and Chinese OEMs and enables global radio reception: AM, FM, DAB, DAB+, DRM,
DRM+, DVB-T2 Lite and HD Radio* standards.
Aside from this worldwide tuner, theOctopus 3+
embeds an ARM Cortex-A5 processor with a fully-featured Linux system running
Parrot well-known connectivity middleware for Bluetooth, telephony, voice
recognition, media, etc. The chip also features an Ethernet, CAN and USB

is running the state of the art processing algorithms that made the success of
the Octopus Chip Series: fast and accurate channel estimation, multipath
rejection, Doppler Effect compensation and MRC diversity.
Thanks to its background scanning and diversity capacities, theOctopus 3+
is also an all-in-one high- end radio solution. As a result, it enables
best-in-class reception of radio in motion, even at very high speeds.
TheOctopus 3+
addresses all major radio standards deployed throughout the world, thus
providing car makers with a single solution for global deployment, lowering
R&D, testing and qualification costs.
TheOctopus 3+
plays its part in building an increasingly connected in-vehicle environment at
an affordable cost.
In addition, this universal component delivers the processing power required
by any variation of smart antenna or media box application. TheOctopus 3+
is offered to all major Tier-1 auto suppliers as a reference design.

"We are proud to bring this cutting edge tuner-processor to the automotive
market: the Octopus 3+ enables worldwide tuner capabilities and media
says Éric Riyahi, Executive Vice-President at Parrot Automotive.

Octopus 3+ in a nutshell:

* 3 x AM / FM / WB (diversity + background scan)
* 2 x DAB, DAB+, DMB
* DRM, DRM+, DVB-T2 Lite, HD Radio*
* High end audio DSP
* Cortex-A5 @ 600Mhz featuring 1000DMIPS
* DDR3 interface
* USB, Ethernet AVB, SDIO, SPI
* CAN with dedicated processor
* BGA package 14mm x 14mm
* AEC-Q100

* Requires iBiquity agreement.

***About Parrot Automotive

Parrot Automotive is a 100% subsidiary of Parrot. Founded in 1994 by Henri
Seydoux, Parrot creates, develops and markets advanced technology wireless
products for consumers and professionals. The company builds on a common
technological expertise to innovate and develop in three primary markets:

* Civil drones: With recreational quadricopters and solutions for
professional use.
* Connected objects: With a focus on audio and gardening.
* Automotive: With the most extensive range of hands-free communication and
infotainment systems for vehicles on the market.

Headquartered in Paris, Parrot currently employs more than 1000 people
worldwide and generates the majority of its sales overseas.

Parrot has been listed on Euronext Paris since 2006. (FR0004038263 - PARRO) -
For more information, please visit

| PR Contacts Parrot Automotive |
| Financial media, Analysts and Investors relations Tech&Consumer media, Parrot Group |
| |
|Marie Calleux, +33-(0)-1-53-65-68-68 Vanessa Loury, +33-(0)-6-86-56-81-33 |
|Analyst and investor Corporate |
Press release in PDF
Picture SDR chip “O3+” Parrot


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Source: Parrot Automotive SAS via Globenewswire


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