DSP Group announces integration of CAT-iq with Intel Puma 6 chip for cable


DECT and VoIP chipset maker DSP Gropu announced its DECT/Cat-iq 2.0 System on a Chip (SOC) can be integrated into home cable gateways using the Intel Puma 6 SoC.

The DSP Group DCX81 DECT/CAT-iq 2.0 SoC provides HD voice via G.722 and CAT-iq DECT wireless plus DECT ULE support for home automation/monitoring support.  […]

GSMA issuing v1.1 update to HD voice logo specifications to include CDMA, CAT-iq handsets


GSMA is expected to publish its v1.1 standards for HD voice logo usage—and by extension, technical standards defining what HD voice is when the logo is used – to include the CDMA wireless implementation and the wired world through adopting/partnering with the CAT-iq world.

A more detailed discussion will have to wait since HD […]

DSP Group claims customer win with Turkcell SuperOnLine & Huawei


DSP Group’s CAT-iq chipset can be found in Turkcell SuperOnLine’s latest service offering in Turkey.  The Huawei HG253 Fiber home gateway and Swissvoice IH250 handset combine in the offering both use DSP Group silicon.

HD voice and VoIP services provided by the Huawei HG253 home fiber gateway, including CAT-iq 2.0, use DSP Group’s XceedR […]

Sagemcom announces new set of HD voice CAT-iq 2.0 phones


French high-tech group Sagemcom has introduced three new CAT-iq 2.0 phones in conjunction with the DECT Forum event in Barcelona this week.

The D47, 57, and D68 all offer the full suite of CAT-iq 2.0 services, including HD voice over a wireless DECT connection, directory sharing between phones, and multiline support.

Pricing for […]

DSP Group announces CAT-iq 2.0 HD voice wins on Sagemcom, ZTE gear


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.  […]

Grandstream rolls out DECT phone–but no HD voice support (yet)


Garndstream Networks introduced its first DECT cordless phone last week at CommunicAsia 2012 – but without DECT or CAT-iq support.  It’s an odd choice, given the number of global  vendors linking up behind CAT-iq 2.0 for deployments in Europe and Grandstream’s incorporation of HD voice in nearly every other product it has shipped in […]

Comcast enables SMS text messaging – CAT-iq and HD voice to follow soon?


Comcast has been busy this week with new voice services. The company has enabled unlimited free text messaging on its customers’ home phone numbers.   Currently supported via web portal, iThings app, and Android app, the new service may hint at the forthcoming arrival of CAT-iq 2.0 devices and HD voice. Or not.

When […]

DSP Group announces design wins with Gigaset, Sagemcom DECT, CAT-iq desktop phones


DSP Group (www.dspg.com) announced silicon design wins with Gigaset and Sagemcom DECT phones, including CAT-iq 2.0 certification for the Sagemcom phone.

The Gigaset SL901/SL901A and DX800A incorporate DSP Group’s XciteR ARM-based silicon running Linux and a “strong” DSP processor, according to the company.   XciteR is also incorporated into Gigaset’s DX600A, DL500A, and DECT IP […]

Editorial: Two conferences to look at this Fall–CAT-iq and IIT RTC


Two conferences I wish I could go to this fall would be the CAT-iq Developer Conference in the Netherlands on September 20-21, 2011 and the IIT Real Time Conference (RTC) in Chicago in October.

The International CAT-iq Developers Conference 2011 (www.cat-iqconference.com) will be covering the latest CAT-iq profiles (2.0, 2.1) and integration of […]

SMC Networks to talk about DECT at CAT-iq developers conference


SMC Networks (www.smcnetworks.com) plans to talk about why and how the company plans to incorporate DECT into its home gateway solutions at the CAT-iq developers conference on September 20-21, 2011 in The Netherlands.

The second annual conference (http://catiq-conference.com) has a number of interesting speakers scheduled to discuss all things DECT and CAT-iq, including appearances […]