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Innovative ULE-OSGi Solution From DSP Group, ProSyst and GreenPocket Meets Growing IoT Market Demands

LOS ALTOS, Calif., May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions, ProSyst (a Bosch Software company), a leading provider of OSGi and open standards-based Internet of Things (IoT) middleware for Smart Home, Smart Energy and other vertical markets, and GreenPocket, a leading software provider of intuitive and elegant IoT user interfaces, collaborated to introduce a end-to-end, node to cloud IoT solution. The partners integrated GreenPocket's Connected Home IoT cloud management system with ProSyst's mBS OSGi technology framework, utilizing DSP Group's Ultra Low Energy (ULE) short range RF solution. The resulting solution will address the growing demand for OSGi cloud-based management IoT systems.





The new platform consists of DSP Group's ULE, HAN-FUN standard compliant DHX91 solution, which is suitable for low power battery-operated IoT end points as well as AC power nodes. It also integrates DSP Group's DCX81 solution for gateways (Hubs), managing ULE nodes as well as providing telephony service. ProSyst's mBS OSGi is integrated in the gateway, providing local management and easy connectivity to the service provider. Finally, GreenPocket's cloud management solution offers a state-of-the-art user interface for IoT applications with in the house, simplifying user interaction with the system and enabling easy creation of rules and scenarios.

The collaboration offers uniquely fast time-to-market for operators and services providers intending to address IoT market.

"It is a great opportunity to work with DSP Group, the market leader for ULE and DECT solutions, and to continue our mutual work with ProSyst, the OSGi middleware leader. Operators and service providers will be able to utilize our joint solution to reach the market faster, invest less in R&D and other resources, while bringing a robust IoT solution to their subscribers," said Dr. Thomas Goette, CEO at GreenPocket. "We see it as a first step in our three-way partnership and are already working on future, innovative applications and solutions for the IoT market around ULE, a technology that truly offers benefits beyond mere signaling connectivity," he continued.

"Continuing our long-term collaboration with DSP Group and its innovative ULE solution, we see a strong trend of OSGi adaptation by service providers and operators worldwide. Binding OSGi with the right RF technology and the right UI is a winning factor for mass-market acceptance and consumer uptake," said Daniel Schellhoss, Executive VP at ProSyst. "Our OSGi platform together with GreenPocket's cloud-based management systems helps speed operator time to market. Add in the many benefits of ULE, and we get a truly unique value proposition," he added.

"DSP Group is happy to further expand its ULE ecosystem with GreenPocket. The ongoing collaboration with ProSyst and the new collaboration with GreenPocket offers more ways for service providers to take ULE-based IoT a step forward," said Raz Kivelevich-Carmi, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at DSP Group. "We've seen strong demand from existing and new customers for OSGi solutions, and this collaboration is our answer to market demand. IoT offerings are ramping up quickly, and ULE's dedicated spectrum, super long range and voice-enhanced capabilities - voice interaction, voice analytics and voice communication – are what will help differentiate extraordinary solutions from the ordinary," he concluded.

The system will be showcased at the DECT World Summit 2015 exhibition in Barcelona in DSP Group's private 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. For more information, please visit www.dspg.com.

About ProSyst

ProSyst is a software vendor, offering the middleware for the Internet of Things. Our roots are in the field of Java, OSGi and embedded software. In general, the company is entirely focused on open standards technology and open, modular and neutral software platforms for service providers and device manufacturers to deploy apps and services. ProSyst provides the most advanced middleware for managing connected devices and implementing innovative M2M cloud-based applications. ProSyst offers products and services for all vertical IoT markets that use OSGi technology, such as Smart Home, Smart Vehicles, eHealth and other Industry 4.0 applications.

ProSyst brings together recognized software experts, professional processes and the ability to meet the technical requirements of device manufacturers and service providers. ProSyst provides a complete range of products from device runtime stacks, tools and SDKs to remote device management/ provisioning platforms and professional services. The company was founded in 1997. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, ProSyst is a privately held company and employs 120+ Java/OSGi engineers. For more information, visit www.prosyst.com.

About GreenPocket

GreenPocket is a specialist for smart meter and smart home software that empowers people to use energy in the most comfortable and responsible way. Based on a flexible, modular and scalable high performance platform, GreenPocket's software applications transform complex energy data into a wide range of consumer-oriented benefits for energy control and home automation.

The company is entirely driven to deliver clients a unique experience with highest degree of ease of use combined with rule-based intelligence integrating a wide range of devices into our solutions.

With the experience of 100 successful projects for over 50 national and international clients from several industries, GreenPocket is one of the leading software companies in the global smart energy market. Founded in 2009, GreenPocket is a privately held company headquartered in Cologne, Germany. For more information, please visit www.greenpocket.de/en.

CONTACT: DSP Group Contact: Tali Chen CVP Corporate Development Tel: +1(408) 240-6826 tali.chen@dspg.com www.dspg.com ProSyst Contact: Daniel Schellhoss ProSyst Software GmbH Tel: +49-221-6604-203 d.schellhoss@prosyst.com www.prosyst.com GreenPocket Contact: GreenPocket GmbH Dr. Thomas Goette Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tel: +49 221 35 50 95-0 thomas.goette@greenpocket.de www.greenpocket.de/en

Source:DSP Group, Inc.; ProSyst; GreenPocket