SAN JOSE, Calif., June 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that its VoIP chipset is powering the innovative CAT-iq 2.0-certified VoIP Base Station offered by Swissvoice, a leading European provider of innovative telecommunications systems. Anchored by DSP Group's industry-leading XciteR™ chipset, Swissvoice's IB 200 is the first VoIP base station to be certified by the DECT Forum. The advanced base station supports HD voice and a host of cutting-edge features that enhance the user experience via an Ethernet connection to the IP network.
Leveraging its longstanding market leadership in cordless telephony combined with its expertise in VoIP solutions, DSP Group has been instrumental in bringing CAT-iq 2.0 not only to the cordless market but also to VoIP applications. At present, the company's solutions power the majority of CAT-iq 2.0 certified devices worldwide. DSP Group has been involved in all stages of defining the next-generation cordless technology through its deep affiliation with the DECT Forum and Home Gateway Initiative. DSP Group also has played a leading role in defining ETSI specifications and supporting CableLabs' specification activities.
"Certification of our IB 200 base station follows in the footsteps of our IH 250 CAT-iq 2.0-certified handset," said Jean-Claude Lebrun, CEO of Swissvoice. "We are pleased to be partnering once again with DSP Group on developing and expanding our CAT-iq 2.0 offer; the combination of DSPG's chipset and Swissvoice's software and product design expertise is the key enabler for this achievement. IB 200 is an ideal solution for the deployment for VoIP, HD voice, home monitoring and smart application for broadband networks."
"Swissvoice's newly certified CAT-iq 2.0 base station, which is the first of its kind in the industry, reflects the two companies' partnership and our leadership in advanced telephony, VoIP and CAT-iq," said Ran Klier, VP Sales & Marketing Europe and Americas of DSP Group. "As a true market innovator, Swissvoice has a proven track record launching state-of-the-art products such as the IB 200. We are proud that Swissvoice had selected our industry's most advanced hardware and software baseline that serve as the foundation of Swissvoice's innovative solutions."
Swissvoice, established in Switzerland since 1893, is a manufacturer of communication products for demanding consumers. Swissvoice's signature is health and environment consciousness, product design and audio performance. More about swissvoice at http://www.swissvoice.net/
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, BoneTone™ intelligent voice enhancement and noise elimination, video and VoIP technologies. DSP Group enables converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse consumer and business products – from connected multimedia screens, mobile devices, and home automation and 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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