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DSP Group Introduces ULE for IoT Applications Over Intel(R) Puma(TM) 6-Powered Home Gateways

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today the integration of its ULE-based chipset with home gateways based on Intel's Puma™ 6 SoC. The solution uses DSP Group's advanced DECT / ULE SoC integrated with the Intel Puma platform.

DSP Group's cutting-edge ULE solution provides full home coverage on a dedicated interference-free RF spectrum. In addition, the ULE-based solution enables rich voice and visual content to be transferred from nodes to the base and vice versa, providing a unique IoT solution that is unparalleled by other short range RF technology. The ULE solution is easily software-upgradable from standard DECT, which already exists in over than 25 million home gateways. This eliminates the need to add a second OTT (Over-the-Top) box - reducing overall service provider OPEX.

"Extending our mutual work with Intel from standard DECT to ULE-enabled home gateways came as a natural step for both parties," said Raz Kivelevich-Carmi, VP of Marketing and Business Development at DSP Group. "Reutilizing DSP Group's DCX81 DECT / ULE solution, SoC and firmware provided a very fast time-to-market reference solution for our joint customers, addressing the need of the ever-changing IoT market," he concluded.

"DSP Group's ULE IoT solution enhances the Puma 6 platform beyond HD Voice with the ability to manage security and home automation nodes within the house," said Bob Ferreira, General Manager, Product and Platform Marketing in Intel's Service Provider Division. "By remote software upgrade the gateway interacts with IoT platform provider Yoga Systems' cloud service, allowing users to monitor and control their home from afar," he continued.

The solution will be presented at the Broadband World Forum and the upcoming European Utility Week at DSP Group's meeting room

About DSP Group

DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications. Delivering semiconductor system solutions with software and hardware reference designs, DSP Group enables OEMs/ODMs, consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers and service providers to cost-effectively develop new revenue-generating products with fast time to market. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational excellence for over two decades, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT/CAT-iq, ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear™, video and VoIP technologies. DSP Group enables converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse mobile, consumer and enterprise products – from mobile devices, connected multimedia screens, and home automation & security to cordless phones, VoIP systems, and home gateways. Leveraging industry-leading experience and expertise, DSP Group partners with CE manufacturers and service providers to shape the future of converged communications at home, office and on the go. For more information, visit www.dspg.com.

CONTACT: DSP Group Contact: Tali Chen CVP Corporate Development DSP Group, Inc. Tel: +1(408) 240-6826 tali.chen@dspg.com http://www.dspg.com

Source:DSP Group, Inc.