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DSP Group Chipset Solutions Enable VTech, Samsung CAT-iq 2.0 Handsets

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group, Inc.™ (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, announced today that its chipset solutions are enabling CAT-iq 2.0 handsets developed by Samsung and VTech, two of the world's leading consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers. The handsets are the world's first CAT-iq 2.0-certified products, delivering unprecedented "true-to-life" sound to cordless phones.

Leveraging its longstanding market leadership in cordless telephony, DSP Group has been at the forefront of CAT-iq (Cordless Advanced Technology - Internet and quality) technology since its inception. DSP Group has been deeply involved in all stages of defining the next-generation cordless technology through its affiliation with the DECT Forum and Home Gateway Inititative, as well as its integral contribution to the creation of corresponding ETSI specifications and support of CableLabs' specification activities.

"The presence of our chipset solutions in the world's first CAT-iq 2.0-certified handsets highlights the pivotal role DSP Group continues to play in cordless technology," said Oz Zimerman, Corporate VP of Marketing and Business Development at DSP Group. "As more CE manufacturers recognize the advantages offered by CAT-iq 2.0 and adopt the standard, we expect to further strengthen our foothold in this fast-evolving area."

The VTech and Samsung handsets, which will be commercially launched later this year, are enabled by DSP Group chipset solutions.

DSP Group will be demonstrating its full range of technology innovations at CeBIT 2011 in Hannover, Germany, on March 1-3.

About DSP Group

DSP Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG) is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home. Delivering system solutions that combine semiconductors and software with reference designs, DSP Group enables consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers to cost-effectively develop new revenue-generating applications with fast time to market. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational excellence for over two decades, and with a growing share of the wireless home telephony market, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT, Wi-Fi, PSTN and VoIP technologies with state-of-the-art application processors. Enabling converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse consumer products - from cordless and VoIP phones to home gateways and connected multimedia screens – DSP Group proactively partners with CE manufacturers to shape the future of converged communications at home. For more information, visit .

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