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Advanced audio solutions
Innovative solutions for speakers, headphones and earbuds

Advanced audio solutions

Cutting edge technologies such as AptX, A2DP, TrueWireless and Snapdragon Sound enable exceptional audio experiences

Audio System on Chips (SoCs) and modules are revolutionising the audio industry with their integration of advanced codecs and features, delivering superior sound quality and performance. Qualcomm's audio SoCs, featuring state-of-the-art codecs like aptX, A2DP, and LC3, provide high-fidelity audio transmission and seamless connectivity. The Snapdragon Sound platform stands out, offering unmatched audio experiences across a variety of devices. Additionally, with LE Audio Broadcast and LE Audio Unicast, these SoCs enable efficient, low-power audio streaming, significantly enhancing battery life and connectivity. LE Audio Gaming Mode ensures ultra-low latency for an immersive gaming experience, making these SoCs and modules indispensable for next-generation audio devices. Whether for music, gaming, or communication, Qualcomm's audio SoCs and modules are designed to meet the highest standards of audio excellence.


BCD Atlantik partners with Qualcomm and other world-leading technology companies such as Feasycom, Flaircomm, IOT747 and many more, to offer a wide range of Bluetooth and wireless components and complete solutions in the low energy (LE) audio sector. This enables our customers to deliver products with exceptional Bluetooth LE audio experiences.

BCD Atlantik is an authorised distributor for Qualcomm, Feasycom, Flaircomm and IOT747


Qualcomm’s cutting-edge smart audio technology ensures crisp, clear listening experiences. Design products that offer true-to-life clarity and high-fidelity audio for remarkable acoustics. Their advanced audio and voice user interface (UI) technologies provide a variety of platforms with premium wireless connectivity, seamless integration, immersive sound quality, and on-device AI for smart audio applications.


Our Qualcomm platforms cater to the entire audio ecosystem, supporting applications from budget-friendly to premium products with advanced capabilities. Experience truly immersive listening with our extensive range of unique technologies, including enhanced Bluetooth® audio, high-end amplification, and noise cancellation.

Qualcomm technologies
What are the key Qualcomm audio technologies?

aptX™ is an advanced audio codec technology developed by Qualcomm, designed to enhance the wireless audio experience. It delivers high-fidelity sound quality over Bluetooth, making it ideal for music lovers, gamers, and professionals who demand superior audio performance. aptX works by compressing audio in a way that preserves the sound quality while minimizing latency, ensuring that the audio you hear is clear and synchronized. With support for 24-bit high-definition (HD) audio, aptX provides an "as good as wired" listening experience, making it a preferred choice for Bluetooth headphones, earbuds, and speakers. This codec is widely used in devices that prioritize high-quality audio streaming, offering a seamless and immersive listening experience. Whether you're streaming music, watching videos, or playing games, aptX ensures that you enjoy the best possible sound quality over a wireless connection.


TrueWireless™ is a cutting-edge technology developed by Qualcomm, designed to enhance the performance and user experience of truly wireless earbuds and headphones. TrueWireless technology offers seamless connectivity, superior sound quality, and extended battery life, making it a preferred choice for both casual listeners and audiophiles. One of its key features is Qualcomm® TrueWireless™ Stereo, which enables robust and uninterrupted audio streaming by balancing power consumption and optimizing Bluetooth connections between the earbuds and the connected device.

Additionally, TrueWireless Mirroring technology ensures a seamless user experience by allowing one earbud to maintain a direct connection with the smart device while the other mirrors this connection. This setup provides a more stable and reliable connection, even in challenging environments. TrueWireless also supports advanced features like low-latency audio for gaming, integrated voice assistant support, and high-definition audio codecs such as aptX, ensuring a rich and immersive listening experience. By addressing common issues like connectivity drops and battery life limitations, TrueWireless sets a new standard for wireless audio performance.

Snapdragon Sound

Snapdragon Sound is a premium audio technology suite developed by Qualcomm, designed to deliver superior sound quality, seamless connectivity, and low-latency audio experiences across a range of devices. This comprehensive audio solution integrates advanced technologies like Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive, Qualcomm® Aqstic™, and Qualcomm® aptX™ Voice to provide crystal-clear voice calls, immersive music playback, and high-quality gaming audio.

Snapdragon Sound optimizes wireless audio performance by reducing latency and enhancing synchronization between audio and video, making it ideal for gaming and streaming applications. It supports high-resolution audio up to 24-bit 96kHz, ensuring that listeners experience every detail of their favorite tracks with exceptional clarity. Additionally, Snapdragon Sound includes robust Bluetooth connectivity for uninterrupted listening and efficient power management for extended battery life in wireless earbuds and headphones.

By leveraging the capabilities of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, Snapdragon Sound delivers an all-encompassing audio experience that meets the demands of audiophiles, gamers, and everyday users alike. Whether you're making a call, listening to music, or playing games, Snapdragon Sound ensures top-tier audio performance and reliability.


XPAN (Expanded Personal Area Network) is an innovative audio codec technology designed to enhance the wireless audio experience by providing high-quality sound with low latency. XPAN compresses audio data efficiently, ensuring that the transmission over Bluetooth or other wireless connections maintains excellent sound fidelity. This makes it an ideal solution for a variety of applications, including music streaming, gaming, and video playback.

XPAN stands out by offering robust audio performance, even in environments with high levels of wireless interference. It is optimized to deliver consistent, high-fidelity audio, making it a popular choice among audiophiles and professionals who demand superior sound quality. The technology also supports high-resolution audio formats, allowing listeners to enjoy their favorite tracks with exceptional clarity and detail.

Additionally, XPAN’s low-latency capabilities make it perfect for gaming and real-time audio applications where audio-video synchronization is critical. By minimizing delay, XPAN ensures that sound is perfectly aligned with the on-screen action, providing a more immersive and responsive experience. Whether you're listening to music, watching movies, or playing games, XPAN delivers an unparalleled wireless audio experience.

Low Energy (LE) Audio
Types of LE Audio transmissions supported
LE Audio Broadcast

LE Audio Broadcast is a revolutionary feature of Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) audio technology that allows a single audio source to transmit audio streams to an unlimited number of nearby Bluetooth devices simultaneously. This functionality enables a wide range of applications, such as sharing audio from a TV to multiple headphones in a room, or public announcements to many listeners in a venue. LE Audio Broadcast supports both public and private audio sharing, providing flexibility and enhanced user experiences in various settings.

LE Audio Unicast

LE Audio Unicast is designed for one-to-one audio transmission over Bluetooth Low Energy (LE). It delivers high-quality audio with improved power efficiency, making it ideal for personal devices such as wireless headphones, earbuds, and hearing aids. LE Audio Unicast ensures a robust and stable connection, even in environments with high levels of wireless interference. This technology supports enhanced features such as better audio synchronization, low latency, and seamless device switching, offering an exceptional listening experience for individual users.

LE Audio Auracast™

LE Audio Auracast™ is an innovative feature of Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) audio technology, designed to enhance audio sharing and broadcasting capabilities. Auracast™ allows a single audio source to transmit audio streams to an unlimited number of nearby Bluetooth devices simultaneously. This groundbreaking feature supports both public and private audio sharing, enhanced accessibility and seamless connectivity enabling a wide range of applications.

LE Audio Gaming Mode

LE Audio Gaming Mode is tailored specifically for gamers, focusing on delivering low-latency audio for a more immersive gaming experience. This mode reduces the delay between the audio signal and the visual action, ensuring that sounds are perfectly synchronized with the gameplay. LE Audio Gaming Mode leverages the benefits of Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) to provide efficient power consumption without compromising audio quality, making it perfect for extended gaming sessions on wireless headsets and earbuds. This mode enhances the overall gaming experience by providing crystal-clear, lag-free audio that keeps players fully engaged in their games.

Our specialist audio categories

Low power, feature rich, ultra high quality sound

Bluetooth and wireless speakers

Stay ahead with Qualcomm Technologies’ Bluetooth wireless speaker platforms. Our flexible and easy-to-integrate solutions cater to a variety of price points across all tiers of speaker products, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Provide the highest quality sound and rich functionality for Bluetooth-enabled speakers with our comprehensive silicon and software platforms, allowing gamers, music enthusiasts, and home theater fans to play and stream effortlessly.


  • Advanced audio technologies, such as the Qualcomm® aptX™ audio codec, provide low latency and HD wireless audio.
  • Customisable platforms
  • Ultra low power
  • Voice wake-up and voice assistant integration
Bluetooth and wireless speakers, headphones, headsets and earbuds


Headphones, headsets and earbuds

Qualcomm Technologies' low-power Bluetooth audio SoCs and advanced solutions power devices from the world’s most recognisable audio brands. For over 15 years, our leading-edge Bluetooth SoCs have driven innovation, performance, and flexibility, significantly contributing to the success of iconic stereo headsets and truly wireless earbuds from top audio brands. Our expertise in Bluetooth connectivity, RF, audio transmission, and power efficiency uniquely positions us to address the development challenges of designing smaller, low-power, longer-lasting, and feature-rich audio devices.


  • Industry-leading noise cancellation technology
  • Qualcomm TrueWireless stereo technology provides superior audio quality and extended battery life.
  • Qualcomm TrueWireless mirroring technology seamlessly switches between the connected earbud and the mirroring earbud.
  • Integrated voice assistant support
  • Qualcomm® aptX™ supports 24-bit high definition (HD) audio, with low-bit rate transmission, scalability and low latency.
  • Cost-effective solutions for various type and tiers of headset products including: Truly wireless earbuds, sports headsets, enterprise headsets, stereo over ear headsets, gaming headsets.

Featured Products

Specially designed for next-generation audio products

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Qualcomm S7 Sound Platform

S7 Gen 1 Sound Platform


The S7 and S7 Pro Gen 1 Sound are Qualcomm's most advanced audio platforms to date, offering unprecedented levels of performance and innovation. These platforms deliver six times more compute power and nearly 100 times the AI power of previous generations, setting a new premium standard for audio excellence.

Designed to provide an unparalleled listening experience, these platforms integrate on-device AI and advanced audio technologies such as Qualcomm® 4th Generation Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), Hearing Loss Compensation, and personal sound amplification. These features work together to create personalised and highly responsive sound experiences.

The S7 Pro Sound platform (Qualcomm QCC7226 + QCP7321) is particularly notable for being the first to support Qualcomm XPAN® technology and micro-power Wi-Fi connectivity, enabling breakthrough audio range and quality. With these cutting-edge capabilities, the S7 and S7 Pro Gen 1 Sound platforms redefine what listeners can expect from premium audio performance.

Qualcomm S5 Gen 3 Sound Platform

S5 Gen 3 Sound Platform


The Qualcomm S5 Gen 3 Sound Platform (QCC5229) represents a leap forward in audio technology, designed to deliver exceptional sound quality and advanced features for a superior listening experience. This state-of-the-art audio platform combines high-performance processing power with cutting-edge AI capabilities to offer personalised and immersive audio.

Key features of the Qualcomm S5 Gen 3 include advanced Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), support for high-resolution audio, and low-latency performance ideal for gaming and video streaming. The platform also integrates Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive and Qualcomm® aptX™ Voice technologies, ensuring crystal-clear sound and voice communication.

With enhanced Bluetooth connectivity and optimized power efficiency, the Qualcomm S5 Gen 3 Sound Platform is perfect for next-generation wireless headphones, earbuds, and speakers. This platform sets a new standard for premium audio, providing users with unparalleled sound quality and seamless connectivity. Whether for music, calls, or gaming, the Qualcomm S5 Gen 3 delivers an extraordinary audio experience.

Qualcomm S5 Gen 2 Sound Platform

S5 Gen 2 Sound Platform


The Qualcomm S5 Gen 2 Sound Platform (QCC5181) is designed for premium and immersive sound across all devices, enabled to support LE Audio and Auracast™ broadcast audio capabilities, and Snapdragon Sound™ capabilities, including spatial audio, lossless audio and low latency.

As consumer demand for smarter devices with more compute power, and smaller form factors continues to grow, the Qualcomm® QCC5181 WLCSP package is designed to help manufacturers develop a wide range of products, from ultra-small earbuds that are comfortable enough to be worn for long periods of time through to stereo headsets, and wireless speakers.

  • Deliver new user experiences with Bluetooth LE Audio
  • Exceptional sound across devices with Snapdragon Sound
  • Immersive sound experiences with Dynamix Spatial Audio
  • Integrated, hybrid adaptive noise cancellation


Qualcomm S3 Gen 2 Sound Platform

S3 Gen 2 Sound Platform


The S3 Gen 2 Sound Platform is Qualcomm's most advanced mid-tier audio platform ever, designed to help manufacturers develop a new generation of compact, feature-rich wireless earbuds, headsets and speakers.

This platform is built on an ultra-low power performance Bluetooth® 5.4 dual mode radio, that enables support for a range of new and exciting LE Audio experiences, including as Unicast, Broadcast and Auracast™.

Exceptional sound in a mid-tier, application-programmable platform, enabled to support LE Audio and Auracast™ broadcast audio capabilities, support for Hybrid Adaptive active noise cancellation, and a broader range of Snapdragon Sound™ capabilities, including Lossless audio, voice-back channel for gaming, and stereo recording for true wireless earbuds.

Qualcomm QCC5100 Series

QCC5100 Series


The Qualcomm® QCC5100 series is engineered to assist manufacturers in developing compact, feature-rich true wireless earbuds, headsets, and speakers. Utilising an ultra-low power architecture, these SoCs are designed to deliver robust, high-quality audio, extensive features, and prolonged battery life.

The Qualcomm® QCC518x variant is tailored for premium, immersive sound across all devices, supporting the Bluetooth® LE Audio standard. It includes advanced features like Auracast™ broadcast audio, active noise cancellation, and Snapdragon Sound™ capabilities. This includes lossless audio, spatial audio, and low latency, ensuring an unparalleled audio experience.

The QCC5100 series offers a programmable applications processor and audio DSPs, providing manufacturers with the flexibility to differentiate their products and fulfill their unique product vision. This versatility helps create standout audio devices that meet the diverse needs of consumers.

QCC5171 Earbud Reference Design

QCC5171 Earbud Reference Design


Premium tier occluded earbud reference design with Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Mirroring and 3rd Generation Qualcomm® Adaptive Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation (AANC)

The truly wireless earbud industry is growing rapidly and consumers are demanding much richer functionality from their devices, so it is important for manufacturers to stay ahead of the curve by bringing innovative new features to market quickly.

The QCC5171 Earbud Reference Design is designed to provide a flexible development platform for innovation that supports the latest Audio Development Kit (ADK) features and helps to reduce development time.

Qualcomm QCC30xx series

QCC308x Series


The Qualcomm® QCC308x series supports Lossless audio quality, along with Snapdragon Sound™ Technology Suite features including lower latency, enhanced robustness and voice back-channel for in-game chat. The QCC308x series is fully qualified to enable support for Bluetooth® LE Audio use cases including Auracast™ broadcast audio and offers our improved third-gen Qualcomm® Hybrid Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology.

The flexibility provided by the flash programmable applications processor and configurable audio DSPs helps manufacturers to easily differentiate products with new features without extended development cycles. The Qualcomm® QCC30xx series bring together an array of Qualcomm Technologies’ innovations to help deliver an outstanding yet affordable user experience.