SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group ®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that Lightspeed, a leading provider of classroom audio solutions, has chosen DSP Group's XceedR ™ DECT CAT-iq 2.0 platform to deliver crystal clear HD audio for its new classroom audio products, Topcat ™ and Flexcat ™. The Lightspeed solutions enable wireless connection of all classroom audio speakers, media adapters and microphones using DECT 6.0 technology, creating a seamlessly integrated audio learning environment. DSP Group's XceedR DECT CAT-iq 2.0 platform enables Lightspeed to deliver richer audio experience, providing the market's most complete and affordable classroom audio experience and markedly impacting the learning environment. With XceedR DECT CAT-iq 2.0, the new Lightspeed audio systems benefit from field-proven DECT wireless RF technology in the interference-free, DECT-dedicated 1.9GHz frequency band. Easy to install, XceedR offers best in class HD voice clarity for richer and more natural-sounding conversations. "DSP Group's cutting-edge XceedR CAT-iq 2.0/DECT Single-chip solution enables high-range, long battery life and HD audio in a small and cost effective form factor. Using our chipset and our SDK enabled Lightspeed to reduce their R&D costs and time to market," said Sai Yelisetty, Vice President US Sales and Marketing of DSP Group. "We are excited to leverage our field-proven DECT technology to enable the robust wireless audio features required by top-tier classroom solutions like Lightspeed's," he concluded. "Our flagship products Topcat and Flexcat have been markedly enhanced by the close cooperation with DSP Group," said Shaun Fagan, Product Manager at Lightspeed. "DSP Group's technology adds tremendous value to our classroom audio customers, delivering an unprecedented level of wideband HD audio clarity. We have clearly chosen the right partner to demonstrate our dedication to delivering the most complete and affordable classroom audio solutions on the market," he concluded.