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DSP Group and Lightspeed Deliver DECT-Based Multimedia Classroom Audio Solution

DSP Group

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that Lightspeed, a leading provider of classroom audio solutions, has chosen DSP Group's XceedR DECT CAT-iq 2.0 platform to deliver crystal clear HD audio for its new classroom audio products, Topcat and Flexcat.

The Lightspeed solutions enable wireless connection of all classroom audio speakers, media adapters and microphones using DECT 6.0 technology, creating a seamlessly integrated audio learning environment. DSP Group's XceedR DECT CAT-iq 2.0 platform enables Lightspeed to deliver richer audio experience, providing the market's most complete and affordable classroom audio experience and markedly impacting the learning environment.

With XceedR DECT CAT-iq 2.0, the new Lightspeed audio systems benefit from field-proven DECT wireless RF technology in the interference-free, DECT-dedicated 1.9GHz frequency band. Easy to install, XceedR offers best in class HD voice clarity for richer and more natural-sounding conversations.

"DSP Group's cutting-edge XceedR CAT-iq 2.0/DECT Single-chip solution enables high-range, long battery life and HD audio in a small and cost effective form factor. Using our chipset and our SDK enabled Lightspeed to reduce their R&D costs and time to market," said Sai Yelisetty, Vice President US Sales and Marketing of DSP Group. "We are excited to leverage our field-proven DECT technology to enable the robust wireless audio features required by top-tier classroom solutions like Lightspeed's," he concluded.

"Our flagship products Topcat and Flexcat have been markedly enhanced by the close cooperation with DSP Group," said Shaun Fagan, Product Manager at Lightspeed. "DSP Group's technology adds tremendous value to our classroom audio customers, delivering an unprecedented level of wideband HD audio clarity. We have clearly chosen the right partner to demonstrate our dedication to delivering the most complete and affordable classroom audio solutions on the market," he concluded.

About Lightspeed

Established in 1990, Lightspeed designs audio solutions specifically for 21st century classrooms. We are passionate about improving the listening and learning environment for every child. Our company excels at applying innovative technology to design intuitive, effective classroom audio solutions. These easy-to-use audio systems deliver optimum speech intelligibility, overcome classroom noise and provide crystal clear sound to all students. For more information, please visit www.lightspeed-tek.com.

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 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, DECT 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.

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CONTACT: Orly Garini-Dil DSP Group, Inc. Tel: +1-408-240-6822 orly.garini@dspg.com

Source:DSP Group, Inc.