SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- DSP Group Inc. plans to roll out a comprehensive series of digital signal processor-based chip solutions for a full range of digital cordless telephones at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week (Jan. 8-11).
The Santa Clara-based company will call the DSP-based offering the "Total Telephone Solutions" architecture. The new series will licensable DSP cores for all types of consumer wireless telephones--from the integrated feature telephone to digital narrow-band coreless phones and spread spectrum multi-line, multi-handset products, according to the company this week.
Each family in the DSP solution will allow a "seamless upgrade from the very basic caller ID phones to fully-featured models with advanced voice recognition, speech synthesis and more," said DSP Group. The company did not release specific pricing information on the solutions, but it said the cores and technology are available for mass production.
"Total Telephony Solutions is our conceptual architectural approach,allowing our customer to achieve the best time-to-market, product
cost/performance ratio and differentiating versatility, all at the same time," said Victor Koretsky, vice president of sales and marketing at DSP Group. He said these new solutions covers will cover all available standards for "contemporary telephony."
"As the market price of telephones continuously decreases, more and more telephone manufacturers realize the value of digital vs. analog cordless telephony," Koretsky said. "Ultimately, security and better range are distinctive factors of digital cordless solutions. In addition, our DSP-based baseband processor technology is a key enabling factor for such unique features as 'True Full-Duplex Speakerphone' in both base units and handsets, digital TDD filter and adaptive electrical echo cancellation," he added.