April 12, 2011
-- BridgeCo, a pioneer and world leader in digital audio and media networking technologies has decided to make India its global hub with over 90% of its operations in Bangalore, India. BridgeCo is a semiconductor company that provides the most comprehensive processor and software solution for connecting consumer electronic products to the internet. BridgeCo also designs and develops chips & software for the world’s most popular products at their base in Bangalore. BridgeCo now utilizes home grown talent and exposes young Indian engineers to the broad range of complex technologies that will revolutionize consumer electronic products worldwide.
“Even though BridgeCo started originally in Zurich Switzerland and maintains its corporate headquarters in USA, our technology development, operational center and global customer support is now 100% based in India. Unlike other companies, which use talent in India mainly for back office jobs, we are giving our engineers an opportunity to conceptualize, design and develop products which revolutionize Consumer Electronics (CE) products. JukeBlox, the product which has redefined the way the world accesses and enjoys music, has been conceptualized, designed and developed at BridgeCo’s Bangalore centre” said Gene Sheridan CEO, BridgeCo Inc.
BridgeCo’s JukeBlox 2.1 connectivity platform brings streaming music to mainstream consumer electronic products. This platform is revolutionizing the way one would perceive everyday household Consumer Electronics (CE) products, bringing them to life with connectivity allowing access to internet radio and music services along with home network media, streaming the wealth of music available over the internet into their drawing-room.
A team of over 70 engineers at BridgeCo’s Bangalore office design and develop chips & software and cater to over 100 consumer electronic clients across the globe. BridgeCo is currently partnered with the world’s leading music service providers including the likes of Pandora, Rhapsody, Sirius Radio, Napster, Last.FM, Flickr & vTuner Internet Radio and top consumer electronics manufacturers around the world which include Denon, Sony, Pioneer, Harman, Philips, Nokia, JBL, Grundig & many others.
The JukeBlox technology has received extraordinary interest from all leading consumer electronics companies for creating the next-generation of AVR, home theater, radio, iPod dock and even wireless speakers.