XpandR(R) Multimedia Platform From DSP Group Powers Award-Winning Grandstream GXP2200 Android Enterprise IP Phone


LAS VEGAS, Jan. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group® Inc. DSPG, a leading global provider of chipset solutions for converged communications, and Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced that Internet Telephony's "Best Product of the Year 2012," the Grandstream GXP2200 Android Enterprise IP Phone, is powered by DSP Group's XpandR III Media Phone SoC.

The XpandR III platform is a highly-integrated multi-core SoC for voice and video end points, featuring Linux OS with a Google Android framework. Based on an ARM Cortex- A8 1GHz processor, an ARM 926EJ-S 300 MHz processor for audio and voice, and supporting G.711, G.726, G.722, G.729ab, and more - XpandR III is also equipped with multiple hardware accelerators, as well as a security processor for secured boot, secured storage and DRM.

The XpandR III platform also features a video engine supporting HD video conferencing  and full HD video playback, a dedicated Graphics Processing Unit supporting 3D graphics with OpenGL ES 2.0, and a Camera Interface Unit. The SoC offers DECT and WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity subsystems, and standard peripherals including USB 2.0, SDIO for MMC and SD.

"Our flagship GXP2200 has been markedly enhanced by the close cooperation between DSP Group and Grandstream," said David Li, CEO of Grandstream. "The GXP2200 is loaded with tremendous value for web-integrated business communications, together with unprecedented power for custom business applications development and personalization. We are very pleased to have chosen the right partner to affirm our dedication to delivering the most complete and affordable multimedia phone solution for the market," he concluded.

"Our close partnership with Grandstream has once again yielded a cutting-edge product. The GXP2200 offers high-end features at affordable cost, in part owing to the tight system integration and other benefits of our XpandR III solution," said Ran Klier, Vice President Sales and Marketing Europe and Americas of DSP Group. "As a leading SoC vendor in this domain, we are launching new and advanced chipset solutions targeting the Enterprise IP Telephony market - meeting the growing demand for more horsepower and better voice quality, while leveraging our voice processing expertise and low-power capabilities."

About DSP Group

DSP Group®, Inc. DSPG is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications. Delivering semiconductor system solutions with software and reference designs, DSP Group enables OEMs/ODMs, consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers and service providers to cost-effectively develop new revenue-generating products with fast time to market. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational excellence for over two decades, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT/CAT-iq, DECT ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear™, video and VoIP technologies. DSP Group enables converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse mobile, consumer and enterprise products – from mobile devices, connected multimedia screens, and home automation & security to cordless phones, VoIP systems, and home gateways. Leveraging industry-leading experience and expertise, DSP Group partners with CE manufacturers and service providers to shape the future of converged communications at home, office and on the go. For more information, visit www.dspg.com.

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About Grandstream

Founded in 2002, Grandstream Networks is the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions. Grandstream serves the SMB and consumer markets with innovative products that lower communication costs, increase security protection, and enhance productivity. Our open standard SIP-based products offer broad interoperability in the industry, unrivaled features, flexibility, and price-performance competitiveness.

Visit http://www.grandstream.com/ for more information.

CONTACT: Orly Garini-Dil DSP Group, Inc. Tel: +1-408-240-6839 orly.garini@dspg.com www.dspg.com

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