LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, today announced that iFLYTEK (SHE:002230), a leading voice-recognition cloud service provider in China, selected DSP Group's DBMD4D SoC for its two-microphone module solution addressing the emerging world of voice-activated IoT. iFLYTEK voice activation module enables easy integration for developers with a substantially shorter development cycle, transforming virtually any device into a voice-activated solution. At the core of the iFLYTEK module is DSP Group's HDClear DBMD4D, a small footprint, low power, cost-effective voice SoC. DSP Group's DBMD4D is an innovative voice processor enabling voice user interface in IoT devices and supporting device activation and operation via voice commands while maintaining extremely low power consumption and high performance using pre-process algorithms such as noise reduction, beam-forming and Acoustic Echo Canceling (AEC). "We congratulate iFLYTEK on its introduction of this innovative product for the burgeoning IoT market," said Alex Sin CVP Sales at DSP Group. "We are excited with the growing demand for voice user interface in IoT products, establishing voice as a preferred user interface for device activation and control. Developers and OEMs can benefit from a small form factor module, enabling fast development of voice-activated IoT solutions, iFLYTEK's offering stands out with its small footprint and performance." "Our needs for a small-form factor and best in class performance attracted us to DSP Group's HDClear SoCs, offering developers an always-on voice-enabled solution for IoT devices," said Chen Zhang General Manager of Intelligent Hardware Department, Consumer Business Group of iFLYTEK. "Since we began working with DBMD4D, we have enhanced our product offering by using iFLYTEK advanced algorithms capabilities and leveraged DBMD4D's high speed interfaces to deliver a unique and superior product to the voice IoT market."