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DSP Group Delivers HD Voice and Home Automation Utilizing Qualcomm Internet Processor

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that its DCX81 DECT/CAT-iq/ULE (Ultra Low Energy) System on a Chip (SoC) can be integrated in gateways based on the Qualcomm® Internet Processor (IPQ806x) from Qualcomm Atheros Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The solution will enable delivery of advanced cordless telephony features like multi-line, multi-call and multi-handset with enhanced HD voice.

DSP Group's cutting-edge DECT/CAT-iq/ULE SoC offers full home coverage, wideband audio (HD voice) and ULE support for home automation and security – all at an attractive cost/performance ratio. Supporting multiple lines and handsets and in-field software upgradability, DSP Group's DECT/CAT-iq/ULE SoC reference design enables home gateway developers to rapidly deliver products complying with the CAT-iq 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0 standards.

"We are excited to work with Qualcomm in facilitating the development of next-generation converged communication solutions with unprecedented performance and power efficiency," explained Daniel Estrakh, Cordless Product Director at DSP Group. "Our DCX81 DECT SoC firmware, with its reference software, rich feature set, and high level of integration simplifies the development of next-generation DECT-enabled home gateways," he concluded.

"The IPQ806x is designed to support a new class of IP-based applications and services that users want and service providers can deliver through home gateways and routers," said Adam Lapede, Senior Director of Product Management at Qualcomm Atheros. "Coupling DSP Group's DCX81 DECT SoC reference design with the IPQ806x allows customers to build gateways with IP-based services such as HD Voice telephony features," he continued.

This solution will be presented at Broadband World Forum Amsterdam on 21-23rd October 2014 at DSP Group's meeting room.

Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Internet Processor is a product of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. Other product and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

About DSP Group

DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for unified 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, please 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.