DSP Group Announces XpandR Wireless Multimedia SoC Platform

DSP Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSPG), a worldwide leader in chipset solutions for residential wireless connectivity, announced the launch of a breakthrough for wireless residential networking. Its new XpandR platform, to be introduced at the upcoming Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, enables unmatched wireless connectivity from a single platform.

XpandR is exactly what its name indicates: a true “all-in-one” enabler. XpandR is a wireless multimedia-enabled system-on-chip platform, which supports DECT and Wi-Fi, and enables HD voice, streaming and sharing of video and music, email, web browsing and more.

XpandR platform is equally ideal for multimedia web devices (PC free), such as wireless picture frames, Internet radios, portable multimedia players with video, wireless security cameras, Wi-Fi/DECT video phones, fixed video phones with DECT handsets and Wi-Fi video phones.

XpandR uses open LINUX code for seamless software portability and application availability.

Ofer Elyakim, Vice President of Business Development at DSP Group, stated that: “Our all-in-one solution for multimedia terminals is powered by an extensive software suite that positions DSP Group at the center stage of the residential multimedia and communications market. We are delivering high quality in-house wireless coverage for sensitive and real-time multimedia applications. Furthermore, our XpandR is an ideal platform for developers to expand their imagination!”

DSP Group and its customers will present the new line of products at the CES in Las Vegas on January 7-10, 2008.

About DSP Group
DSP Group, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company, offering advanced chip-set solutions for a variety of applications. DSP Group is a worldwide leader in the short-range wireless communication market, enabling home networking convergence for voice, video & data. By combining its in-house technologies of Digital Signal Processors (DSPs), portfolio of wireless communication protocols, including DECT, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, most advanced Radio Frequency CMOS and SiGe, as well as VoIP ICs, DSP Group is a worldwide leader and a one-stop-shop for a wide range of applications. These applications include ISM band digital 900MHz, 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz telephony, European DECT (1.9GHz) telephony, Bluetooth systems for voice, data and video communication and deployment in residential, SOHO, SME, enterprise and automotive applications. DSP Group ICs provide solutions for MP3 players, VoIP Phones, Gateways, and Integrated Access Devices and are widely used in Digital Voice Recorders.