Lantiq adds HD voice support to 2.4 GHz cordless phones silicon


Lantiq ( has added CAT-iq-like support to its latest 2.4 GHz chipset, including wideband voice.

The new COSIC™ WDCT chipset is targeted for inclusion into cordless handsets to be sold in Asia-Pacific countries and emerging markets that use 2.4 GHz.

Support for G.722 is included for both encoding and transmission, along with “advanced” acoustic […]

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


DSP Group ( 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 […]

More silicon support for HD voice from Broadcom this week


At Broadband World Forum this week, Broadcom announced an IAD SoC (System on a Chip) to integrate everything but the kitchen sink; including ADSL2+/VDSL2, channel bonding and G.vector with 802.1n, Ethernet switching, and “Multi-channel HD voice.”

The Broadcom BCM63168 xDSL IAD SoC integrates 802.11n, Gigabit Ethernet Switching, DECT, VoIP, Packet and Quality of Service […]

Mindspeed plugs new Comcerto media processing chip for HD Voice apps


Mindspeed Technologies is listing HD voice applications among the uses for its upgraded Comcerto media processing SoC (solution on a chip).  The company says it has more than doubled the performance and density of the solution, while adding media processing capabilities.

Used in carrier-class voice processing platforms, the Comcerto 5000 M85000 SoC processor […]

New Broadcom chip includes DECT CAT-iq, HD voice support


Broadcom latest broadband IAD (integrated access device) chip has integrated almost everything but the kitchen sink, including support for DECT CAT-iq and HD voice.  No big surprise that the announcement comes during Broadband World Forum Europe 2009, since CAT-iq has been blessed by France Telecom for incorporation into all of its end-user handsets.

The […]