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DSP Group and Yoga Systems Offer Cloud-Managed ULE OTT for IoT Applications

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, and Yoga Systems, a leading provider of cloud based platform for smart home and IoT, announced today a joint ULE (Ultra Low Energy) OTT (Over the Top) reference design for IoT (Internet of Things) solutions. Based on the ULE standard, the joint solution leverages DSP Group's advanced IP/DECT/ULE SoC and firmware, managed by Yoga Systems' cloud-based IoT management and rules engine.

DSP Group's portfolio of ULE solutions offers extended range of up to 70m indoors, a simple star topology and a dedicated interference-free RF band. The joint DSP Group – Yoga solutions consist of SoC's and firmware, addressing both nodes and concentrators in gateways or OTT's. DSP Group's DVF99 VoIP and ULE SoC family provide a cost effective single chipset solution for OTT-based products, offering direct interaction with cloud based services.

Yoga Smart Home is an intelligent smart home platform that connects wired and wireless security detectors, cameras, thermostats, smart plugs, lights, entertainment systems, locks, appliances, and more. Yoga Smart Home enables management of these items from anywhere, via any internet-connected device.

"DSP Group has an excellent portfolio of ULE and DECT-based solutions, which are highly-compatible with our own solutions," said Priit Vimberg, Founder and CEO of Yoga Systems. "We take security seriously, and ULE guarantees the benefits of AES-128 encryption. DSP Group's ULE solutions will help us deliver end-to-end security for IoT and smart homes in the wireless DIY space." he concluded.

"Solutions based on our DVF99 family address all IoT OTT requirements, utilizing ULE and DECT technologies beyond simple home management, and supporting intelligent voice and visual capabilities," said Raz Kivelevich-Carmi, VP of Marketing and Business Development at DSP Group. "We're pleased to have the opportunity of leveraging Yoga's expertise and robust IoT management system to jointly shape the future of IoT," he continued.

This solution will be presented at the European Utility Week Amsterdam on 4-6 November 2014 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.

About Yoga Systems

Yoga Systems is a developer of a revolutionary cloud-based IoT platform for smart homes and intelligent building automation, based in Tallinn, Estonia. As a technology provider, Yoga licenses solutions to service providers, who in turn offer their customers a smart home service based on the Yoga Smart Home platform and devices. Yoga's solution has garnered worldwide recognition and is being promoted by major IoT market players like Intel. Moreover, Yoga enjoys strong financial support from shareholders like TeliaSonera, the largest telecom company in Scandinavia and the Baltic States. For more information, please visit www.yogasystems.com.

CONTACT: DSP Group Contact: Tali Chen CVP Corporate Development DSP Group, Inc. Tel: +1(408) 240-6826 tali.chen@dspg.com www.dspg.com Yoga Systems Contact: Priit Vimberg, CEO priit.vimberg@yogasystems.com +372 5666 5999 www.yogasystems.com

Source:DSP Group, Inc.