DSP Group announced a pair of vendor wins for its CAT-iq 2.0 cordless chipset. Sagemcom and ZTE will integrate DSP Group’s parts into gateways.
Sagemcom’s next generation home gateways will use DSP Group’s CAT-iq module to enable the delivery of HD voice and network services to home handsets like Sagemcom’s D47 and D680 models. Service providers will be able to offer software upgrades to the Sagemcom gateways to support DECT-ULE for applications such as home control and automation.
ZTE Corp will use DSP Group silicon in an advanced home gateway (HGW) featuring HD voice capabilities. The new triple play home gateway is designed for “leading operators” according to the press release and support enhanced multi-line, multi-handset services.
The CAT-iq 2.0 standard includes features such as G.722 over DECT, easy paring of devices, shared phone book and call logs, multi-line services, and firmware upgradability.