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DSP Group Partners With Jungo to Develop DECT ULE-Based Home Automation & Security Solution
Collaboration Enables Service Providers to Offer New Revenue-Generating Services

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, and Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company and a leading provider of unified software for residential gateways, announced today the joint development of a home automation (HA) and monitoring solution based on DECT Ultra Low Energy (ULE) technology. DECT ULE characteristics such as ease of installation and configuration, long battery life, and extended coverage make it a natural choice for HA and monitoring. Implementation of simple, low-cost DECT ULE-based solutions enables service providers to offer a range of new revenue-generating subscriber services.

The robust joint solution brings together DSP Group's highly integrated DECT ULE chipset and Jungo's OpenRG advanced middleware for residential gateways. By carrying out a simple software upgrade over the Internet, service providers that have already integrated DECT onto their home gateways can easily leverage existing capabilities to offer new control and monitoring services.

"We believe that now is the right time for service providers to introduce connected home services, including home automation as one of the main applications. The introduction of DECT ULE will allow service providers to increase their revenues with a range of home automation and monitoring services," said Rami Amit, CTO of Jungo. "We are pleased to be working with DSPG to offer an advanced platform for DECT enabled gateways based on our unified middleware for residential gateways, OpenRG – one of the industry's leading solutions. This partnership further emphasizes Jungo's ability to supply service providers with advanced middleware for their entire home gateway installed base, coupled with connected home service enablers."

"We are delighted to be partnering with Jungo to offer new and superior solutions for the home automation and monitoring market," said Raz Kivelevich-Carmi, Senior Product Line Manager, DECT Home Automation and Security at DSP Group. "Our collaboration is a clear step forward for DECT ULE in general and for DSP Group in particular, as we build our ecosystem to address this fast-growing market."

About Jungo

Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company, is a provider of broadband home value-added service solutions. Jungo's flagship products, OpenRG™ (residential gateway software platform) and OpenSMB™ (small- and medium-business gateway software platform), enable broadband operators to deliver managed revenue-generating services to the digital home. Jungo also offers driver development tools, embedded USB software solutions and USB testing tools. Jungo has partnered with leading operating system and silicon vendors to provide the best solutions for both software and hardware developers. To find out more about Jungo Ltd. and our products, please visit www.jungo.com

About DSP Group

DSP Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home and office. 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 & 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 and office. For more information, visit www.dspg.com.

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CONTACT: Orly Garini-Dil
         DSP Group, Inc.
         Tel: +1-408-240-6839
         orly.garini@dspg.com
         www.dspg.com

         Monica Maron
         Spicetree Communications
         Mobile: +972-54-5429529
         monica.maron@spicetreecom.com
         www.spicetreecom.com

         Shelly Aks
         Jungo
         Tel : +972.54.227.1368
         shelly@jungo.com
         www.jungo.com

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