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DSP Group Enables DECT HD Voice for Cable Market With Intel(R) Puma(TM) 6 System on Chip

DSP Group

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that its DECT/CAT-iq 2.0 System on a Chip (SoC) can be integrated in home cable gateways based on the Intel® Puma™ 6 SoC. The solution will result in delivering enhanced audio, together with multi-line and multi-handset capabilities.

DSP Group's cutting-edge DECT/CAT-iq 2.0 SoC is delivering full home coverage, wideband audio (HD voice) and DECT ULE (Ultra Low Energy) support for home automation and monitoring at attractive cost/performance ratio. Supporting multiple lines and handsets and in-field software upgradability, the DECT/CAT-iq SoC enables home gateway developers to rapidly bring to market products complying with the CAT-iq 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0 standards.

"We are excited to work with Intel in facilitating the development of next-generation converged communication solutions for service providers," explained Ran Klier, VP Sales and Marketing Europe and Americas at DSP Group. "DSP Group's 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."

"DSP Group's DCX81 DECT SoC is a good solution for enabling our Puma™ 6 DECT-based E-MTA / E-DVA platform with PacketCable™, HD Voice and CAT-iq support," said Ran Senderovitz, General Manager, Service Provider Division at Intel. "Together with its DECT ULE support for home automation, DSP Group's DECT platform provides an added value to Puma™ 6 based home cable gateways."

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.

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

Source:DSP Group, Inc.