DSP Group's IC Enables Swissvoice Launch of the First Certified CAT-iq 2.0 VoIP Base Station
DSP Group, Inc.
DSP Group's IC Enables Swissvoice Launch of the First Certified CAT-iq 2.0 VoIP
SAN JOSE, Calif., 2012-06-25 07:00 CEST (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'
"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,
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CONTACT: Orly Garini-Dil
Marketing Communications Manger
DSP Group, Inc.
Tel: +972 54 5225382