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DSP Group Leads Migration Towards CAT-iq Next Generation IP Communications
DSP Group ICs and Software Power All Certified CAT-iq Products

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group, Inc.(TM) (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, announced that DSP Group's silicon and HD (High-Definition) Voice technologies power all 11 CAT-iq certified products of leading cordless telephone manufacturers, as listed on the DECT Forum's CAT-iq web site (

"We are pleased that all certified products are based on our chipset and firmware, and invite more market participants to launch CAT-iq products," said Oz Zimerman, Corporate VP of Marketing of DSP Group. "We are fully committed to leverage our expertise to expand CAT-iq market adoption. We are proud to lead the transformation towards a new set of standards and requirements that will ensure a high level of consumer experience, advanced features and full interoperability."

DSP Group supports CAT-iq (Cordless Advanced Technology: Internet and Quality) and provides CAT-iq 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 firmware, communication protocol stack, call control and reference applications to enable consumer product manufacturers to deliver advanced communication features with fast time to market.

DSP Group's CAT-iq embedded solutions are deployed in many IP telephones and gateway products, including IAD, cable, xPON and office PBX, providing superior cordless communication range, multi-line and multi-handset control, natural wideband voice, advanced data services, software upgradability and more.

About DSP Group

DSP Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home. Delivering system solutions that combine semiconductors and software with reference designs, DSP Group enables consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers to cost-effectively develop new revenue-generating applications with fast time to market. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational excellence for over two decades, and with a dominant share of the wireless home telephony market, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT, Wi-Fi, PSTN and VoIP technologies with state-of-the-art application processors. Enabling converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse consumer products -- from cordless and VoIP phones to home gateways and connected multimedia screens -- DSP Group proactively partners with CE manufacturers to shape the future of converged communications at home. For more information, visit

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