ANAGRAM Technologies and StreamUnlimited BlueTiger™ Connected Optical Drive Platform

BlueTiger logoANAGRAM Technologies BlueTiger Connected Optical Drive Platform offers manufacturers a way to differentiate optical drive-based products via enhanced audio/video processing, simplified connectivity, and the delivery of next-generation premium digital media content. Built upon the industry leading Analog Devices Blackfin® processor, BlueTiger reference solutions are comprised of a ready-for-manufacturing (RFM) hardware platform, a high quality CD/DVD loader, and a customizable software framework that enables manufacturers to significantly improve time-to-market and lower development costs when responding to new market opportunities in media convergence.

Platform Benefits

  • Customizable software based CD and audio processing solution
  • Reduced development and total system cost through platform and product line development
  • Reduced time-to-market with cost-optimized ready-to-manufacture hardware platform
  • Increased ability to respond to new market opportunities in media convergence with configurable software framework
  • Differentiation through custom software digital audio processing algorithms
  • A roadmap and low cost adoption path for new multimedia formats, networking, and the delivery of premium digital media content

Example Applications

  • Connected CD/MP3/WMA Players
  • Integrated Receivers – CD/DAB
  • Home Music Servers and Jukeboxes
  • Network Audio Players and Clients
  • Multi-room Wireless Audio Systems

CD-100 Reference Design Features

The BlueTiger CD-100 Reference Design is a connected CD/MP3/WMA player with lossy and lossless audio support. The design combines multiple audio formats, media interfaces, and connectivity options with a dedicated CD servo decoding software solution. It allows you to adopt a product-line strategy to create innovative product derivatives from a single platform, specifically addressing the needs of premium CD and connected compressed audio players, integrated CD/DAB receivers with digital audio hub capabilities, and other CD based systems that need home media server connectivity capabilities.

  • CD-DA Playback with CD-Text and CD-ROM Support
  • Software Controlled Philips Servo including Enduro CD Servo Error Recovery System
  • Supports JPL-2580 Tray-loader and JPSL-33 Slot-loader
  • Compatible with Industry Leading CD and DVD OPU's
  • MP3 / WMA / FLAC / LPCM Audio Decoding
  • MP3 / WMA / FLAC / LPCM Audio Decoding
  • Customizable Master UI with VFD Driver
  • Slave Command Interface ( I2C, SPI or UART )
  • Custom Audio-Post Processing available
  • ANAGRAM Q5™ Sample Rate Conversion
  • ANAGRAM Sonic2™ Advanced Linearization Technology
  • PC Interface Tool for Fast Application Development
  • Available on low-cost Blackfin Processor



Operating Systems

  • Analog Devices VDK


  • PC Servo Interface Control Application
  • CD-100 Reference Hardware Platform with JTAG Debug Support


ODM services for the BlueTiger Connected Optical Drive Platform are offered by StreamUnlimited Optical Storage GmbH in Austria.

StreamUnlimited Optical Storage GmbH
Gutheil-Schoder-Gasse 10
1100 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 1 60101 4998

ANAGRAM Technologies
Z.I. Le Tresi 6A, 1028 Preverenges, Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 804 1960