SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group ®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that Sagemcom, a global high-technology group specializing in broadband, telecom and energy solutions, has selected DSP Group's CAT-iq 2.0 DECT chipset solutions for integration into Sagemcom's advanced home gateways (HGW) with HD voice capabilities. Designed for world-leading operators, Sagemcom's next generation home gateways integrate DSP Group's DECT CAT-iq module, enabling delivery of HD voice and network services to home terminals like Sagemcom's D47 and D680 handsets, enabling easy pairing, shared phone book and call logs, multi-line services, firmware upgradability, and other advanced features. DSP Group's CAT-iq 2.0 chipset is a single-chip solution based on the company's cutting-edge XceedR™ cordless chipset family. The highly integrated, small form-factor DECT CAT-iq module can be easily and cost-effectively integrated into diverse broadband residential gateways, and is provided with CAT-iq firmware and reference software features. This minimizes R&D costs and lowers time to market, while guaranteeing standards compliance. "The design of DSP Group's CAT-iq module enabled us to optimize time to market by providing HD Voice and CAT-iq solutions to our customers, enhancing their overall quality of experience for voice services," said Ahmed Selmani, deputy CEO of Sagemcom Broadband. "We've also been able to leverage DSP Group's CAT-iq expertise to smoothly certify our devices as compliant with the latest CAT-iq standards," he concluded. "We are very excited that Sagemcom strengthened our partnership by choosing our DECT solution for its advanced home gateways. This integration allows operators to improve their home offerings with fully-featured DECT CAT-iq-enabled home gateways and handsets," said Jan Abelev, Corporate Vice President of Product Management at DSP Group. "Moreover, by leveraging our seamless software upgrade to DECT-ULE (Ultra Low Energy), service providers adopting Sagemcom's solutions can further enrich their platforms with new value added services like home control and automation," he continued.
About DSP GroupDSP 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, 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, office and on the go . For more information, visit www.dspg.com . The DSP Group, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6171 About Sagemcom French high-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top box, broadband and residential terminals), telecom and energy (M2M, telecommunications infrastructure, smartgrid and metering), and management of documents (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow). With a turnover of about 1.5 billion Euros, Sagemcom employs 4,600 people on five continents; already a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in high added value communicating terminals. Sagemcom is strongly committed to sustainable development through the life cycle of its products: eco-design, energy consumption, ethical code of all its suppliers. For more information: www.sagemcom.com
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