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Libre Wireless Technologies Introduce Mic-to-Cloud Voice Module with Integrated Far Field Voice Interface/Control Based on DSP Group’s SmartVoice Technology

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, today announced that Libre Wireless Technologies, a leading embedded voice enabled audio and multiprotocol IoT solution provider, is using DSP Group’s SmartVoice technology for its industry leading fully integrated LS5BV LibreSync voice and media streaming module.

The LS5BV module includes DSP Group’s HDClear SoC with sophisticated algorithms for detecting and processing far field voice, including advanced noise reduction, echo cancellation, music barge-in and audio processing features. It is designed to support from 1 to 3 mics, giving customers flexibility for various applications that can be optimized for cost, front facing 180 or circular 360 degree applications. The LS5BV offers a clean interface to off-module mics allowing the product designer ultimate flexibility on mic placement and product integration while providing a simple low cost interface in a fully integrated mic-to-cloud voice solution.

DSP Group’s HDClear SoC is an innovative audio/voice SoC for IoT devices as smart speakers which enables far-field device activation and operation via voice commands while maintaining low power consumption and high performance using pre-process algorithms such as noise reduction, beam-forming and Acoustic Echo Canceling (AEC) for barge-in mode using 1 to 3 mics.

“We are thrilled to work with Libre Wireless Technologies on their new LibreSync module. It is an incredibly sophisticated yet fully integrated hardware and software solution that delivers the ultimate in IoT voice technology, Audio streaming and Multi-room and unique concurrent operation of voice/ASR and multiple playback sources,” said Yosi Brosh, CVP SmartVoice Sales & Marketing at DSP Group. “The LibreSync module will help ensure that Libre customers are out in front of the fast-moving world of connected voice assistant products with this new size, power and cost optimized turn-key product.”

“The high integration and high efficiency and low power operation of voice processing algorithms attracted us to DSP Group’s HDClear SoC,” said Hooman Kashef, CEO of Libre Wireless Technologies. “DSP Group brings decades of experience in voice processing to Libre, and their technology is helping us to deliver maximum flexibility in size, cost, features and low power to our customers.”

DSP Group is exhibiting at IFA tradeshow/ Hall 6.2, Booth 140. For more information about DSP Group’s low-power HDClear SoCs, please visit DSP Group’s website.

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. Leveraging industry-leading experience and expertise, DSP Group partners with CE manufacturers and service providers to shape the future of converged communications at home, at the office and on the go. For more information, please visit

About Libre Wireless Technologies
Libre Wireless Technologies has extensive expertise and experience in developing WiFi/Wireless technologies with IoT, Media streaming and voice interface/control software and SDK platforms, electronic modules and RF/antenna design solutions. The Libre team has deep WiFi/BT technology, IoT and A/V system design experience combined with worldwide sales, technical support and design partnerships. The LibreSync platform incorporates unique media streaming technology, scalable mic-to-cloud voice processing modules, broad mobile platform ecosystem support, seamless interoperability, scalable price/performance solution options, optimized and flexible WiFi/Bluetooth options (1x1 11n, 2x2 11n, 11n/ac) and extensive system level features. Optimized for performance, power, size and cost, LibreSync solutions provide ODM and CE Brand customers with the most complete, flexible, ecosystem-leading Smart Home, voice and media streaming platform available.

Tali Chen
CVP Corporate Development & Chief Evangelist
DSP Group, Inc.
Tel: +1(408) 240-6826

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