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DSP Group and Mango DSP Announce Math-Link EDS for DSP Group's SmartCores

Math-Link EDS™ Engineering Development System for DSP Group's SmartCores™

San Jose, California, DSP World Spring Design Conference, April 11, 2000, – Mango DSP Ltd., (Mango), a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced software and hardware products based on DSP processing technology, together with DSP Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSPG), the leader in licensing of high-performance, cost-effective digital signal processor cores, announced today the development of Math-Link EDS, the SmartCores connection to MATLABâ . The Math-Link EDS is a breakthrough technology for designing complex DSP real-time applications.

Michael Berlin, President of Mango said, "Mango Math-Link EDS is a unique concept that integrates the ubiquitous MATLAB tool set with DSP Group's SmartCores DSP software. The Mango's Math-Link EDS outstanding advantage is that it puts all of the SmartCores' computing power at your fingertips. This high-level DSP Software development environment takes the developer directly from the algorithm level to the SmartCores assembler code using the familiar MATLAB commands."

The Math-Link EDS enables engineers to bring a host of applications to market faster than ever before. EDS is a unique DSP software development environment that integrates the familiar MATLAB tool to target DSP real-time code. Now, for the first time, designers can leap over entire phases of the development cycle by going directly from MATLAB to target DSP real-time code. The EDS DSP Code generator and its advanced real-time and interactive debugger/analyzer, efficiently incorporates MATLAB algorithms into DSP SmartCores. This innovative method ensures early detection and solution of critical design and implementation difficulties. It simplifies the development cycle, thereby shortening the time-to-market and substantially reducing project risk and costs.

"The Math-Link EDS software package is configured to operate in conjunction with DSP Group SmartCores, consequently enhancing the development environment for our SmartCores family," said Bat-Sheva Ovadia, Director of Marketing and Business Development of DSP Group's Technology Licensing Division. "DSP Group is determined to provide licensees with an excellent development environment, which will ease the development cycle and contribute to the fast time-to-market race, when providing new products," Ovadia added.

The SmartCores family includes four generations of licensable DSP Cores – PalmDSPCore®, TeakDSPCore®, OakDSPCore® and PineDSPCore®. The PalmDSPCore is a dual MAC parallel architecture, with three core versions, 16-, 20- and 24-bit fixed-point DSPs. TeakDSPCore is a family of two 16-bit fixed point DSP cores: the dual MAC Teak® and the single MAC TeakLite™. PalmDSPCore and TeakDSPCore cores are fully-synthesizable 'soft cores' which are process-independent and are easily implemented using any ASIC library.

About Mango DSP, Ltd.

Mango DSP, Ltd. is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced software and hardware products based on digital signal processing (DSP) technology. The Company offers compelling solutions, which unleash the powerful potential of DSP components. Mango software and hardware products, development environments and turn-key DSP systems are geared for the engineering, scientific and industrial markets. Solutions include standard off-the-shelf Mango products, as well as, custom- tailored, turn-key systems. Mango's products have received acceptance by some of the leading corporations active in Aerospace and Communications world wide.

Mango was founded in 1996. The Company's main offices are located in the Beck Science Center in Jerusalem, Israel, with two subsidiaries, Mango DSP, Inc. in Norwalk, Connecticut, and Mango DSP (Europe) Ltd. in the United Kingdom. The company is ISO9001 quality certified, and can be found on the web at Mango is located at 8 Hartom St, Har Hotzvim, Jerusalem, Israel. Phone - (972) 2 532-8706; Fax - (972) 2 532-8706

About DSP Group, Inc.

DSP Group, Inc. is a global leader in the development and marketing of high-performance, cost-effective, licensable digital signal processing cores. The company's family of DSP cores provide ideal solutions for low-power speech and audio processing, wireless communication technologies such as 3G, GSM and CDMA, broadband modems, multimedia, advanced telecommunication systems, disk drive controllers and many other types of embedded control applications. By combining its DSP core technologies with its proprietary, advanced speech-processing algorithms – DSP Group also delivers a wide range of enabling, application specific ICs for full-featured integrated telephony products and applications, including digital spread spectrum wireless technologies. DSP Group, Inc. maintains an international presence with offices located around the globe.

This press release is also available through DSP Group's News on Call fax service, which can be reached at 800-758-5804, company code 112025.

PalmDSPCore®, TeakDSPCore®, Teak®, OakDSPCore® and PineDSPCore®, are registered trademarks of DSP Group, Inc. TeakLite™ and SmartCores™ are trademarks of DSP Group, Inc.

Mango Math-Link EDSTM is a registered trademark of Mango DSP Ltd. And the Mango logo are registered trademarks of Mango DSP Ltd. MATLABâ is a registered trademark of the MathWorks, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Specifications are subject to changes without prior notice.

For: Mango DSP Ltd.
Nadav Paz
VP, Marketing & Business Development
Tel: +972-2-532-8706 ext 28

For: DSP Group
Bat-Sheva Ovadia
Director, Marketing & Business Development
Tel: -972-9-952-9616