DSP Group and Sercomm Announce New Series of ULE IoT Smart Home Sensors
Powered by DSP Group’s DHX91 SoCs, Sercomm’s new series of advanced sensors will debut at IFA 2016
September 1st, 2016 – BERLIN, GERMANY – DSP Group®, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, and Sercomm Corporation, a leading manufacturer of telecom and broadband equipment, announced today at IFA 2016 the availability of a series of smart home sensors that are based on state-of-the-art ULE (Ultra Low Energy) technology.
The new Sercomm sensors consist of DSP Group’s DHX91 ULE SoC delivering ULE technology to the smart home. ULE technology, a wireless IoT (Internet of Things) technology, provides multiple advantages over other existing RF technologies, such as superior range, video and audio support, long battery life, best-in-class security and simple star topology. ULE products also benefit from a dedicated frequency band, which enables interference-free operation.
This new smart home sensors leverage ULE's extended range and simple star topology to eliminate the need for repeaters, which are necessary with other competing RF technologies. With DSP Group and Sercomm’s ULE implementation, hundreds of devices (including motion sensors, window contacts, smoke and flood detectors, thermostats and more) can be seamlessly connected to a single gateway, enabling true remote home automation and IoT services.
“Our cooperation with Sercomm, a market leader for broadband and wireless networking equipment, underscores our commitment to help making ULE technology the vehicle-of-choice for smart homes. Sercomm’s choice of ULE technology for their new series of IoT sensors is a vote of confidence in ULE technology and its exceptional fit for smart home applications,” said Ofer Elyakim, Chief Executive Officer at DSP Group. “ULE technology is receiving solid attention and market traction driven by growing demand from many operators and service providers that are launching offerings based on this technology, and our DHX91 is powering a new generation of smart home devices.”
"Sercomm strives to bring the most innovative and technologically advanced products to our customers and we are proud to include the DSP Group-enabled ULE IoT sensors in our portfolio of offerings. This new series of ULE IoT sensors can offer interference-free frequency bands, long secured range and RF robustness," said Ben Lin, Chief Technology Officer of Sercomm. "We are pleased to partner with DSP Group to demonstrate the huge potential of ULE sensors interoperability.”
The new sensors will be displayed at the Sercomm Booth at IFA in Berlin, Germany 2-7 September 2016. You can visit the DSP Group and Sercomm booths Hall 6.2 Booth 102.
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 Sercomm Corporation
Sercomm Corporation (TWSE: 5388.TW) is a worldwide leading manufacturer of broadband and wireless networking equipments. Founded in 1992, Sercomm has been focusing on developing embedded solutions to make networking simple and affordable. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Sercomm's global operation network covers markets of North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, and its customer base includes the world's top ODMs, telecommunication vendors and system integrators. For more information, please visit www.sercomm.com.
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