SAN JOSE, Calif., Jul 11, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --
DSP Group(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, announced today the release of a white paper entitled "DECT Home Networking -- The Next Step in Home Automation."
The white paper is available via the Investor Relations section of the DSP Group website. The 14-page document provides insights into new ways of using DECT beyond voice, and describes how the DECT technology can support a broad array of home automation applications -- such as lighting control, home security, tele-health, and smart energy/grid management systems -- enhances system performance, functionality and connectivity while lowering product development costs.
The home automation market is expected to grow significantly in the near future and reach hundreds of millions of units, according to multiple research studies. Already by 2013, the market is predicted to reach 38 million units. The general consensus is that the home automation market is close to an inflection point, beyond which it will grow even faster.
The paper explains why DECT is a prominent short-range wireless technology for meeting home automation market challenges. In addition, DECT is well positioned to address this market and enjoys a number of clear competitive advantages. DECT delivers secure communications with superior range on a dedicated interference-free spectrum at very low power consumption. DECT also offers voice and visual capabilities, while there is virtually no limitation to the number of DECT devices that can be registered to a single base.
The report can be accessed by clicking on: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9OTU4Nzd8Q2hpbGRJRD0tMXxUeXBlPTM=&t=1.
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 growing 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 www.dspg.com.
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SOURCE: DSP Group, Inc.
CONTACT: Victor Halpert, Investor Relations
DSP Group, Inc.