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SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group
®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that its DCX DECT SoC and XpandR III multimedia chipset are both powering iiNET's Budii™ home gateway, home smartphone and tablet.
iiNET's Budii is a comprehensive NBN-ready entertainment and network hub, home smartphone, and tablet - all in one package. Budii features high-speed WiFi and seven Ethernet ports to provide consumers better connectivity than ever before in their homes. The future possibilities for its use in the home, combined with the ability to connect multiple devices from a single compact unit, make Budii an Australian-first innovation.
Budii is powered by DSP Group's DCX DECT SoC solution, which delivers DECT cordless telephony capabilities including HD voice, multi-handsets and a rich set of advanced features. The Budii home smartphone and tablet are both powered by DSP Group's XpandR III multimedia chipset solution, running Android OS.
DSP Group's cutting-edge DCX is a DECT SoC which delivers full home coverage, HD voice and ULE (Ultra Low Energy) support for home automation and monitoring with industry-leading cost/performance. Supporting multiple lines and handsets and featuring in-field software upgradability, DCX enables home gateway developers to rapidly bring to market products complying with the CAT-iq 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0 standards.
DSP Group's XpandR III multimedia chipset solution enables cordless communications and a full spectrum of multimedia applications for advanced home devices. The comprehensive solution includes a SoC that supports both Wi-Fi and DECT, and an accompanying software package.
"iiNET certainly benefits from the close cooperation with DSP Group, but the real winners are our customers, who can enjoy a fantastic device that is simple to use," said iiNET Chief Product Officer, Steve Harley. "Leveraging DSP Group's technology, Budii's capabilities make home life easier and ensure our customers get the most out of their existing and future technology," he concluded.