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DSP Group Chipset Powers Analog Telephone Adapter
Developed by IP voice/video telephony products manufacturer, Grandstream Networks (News - Alert), The chipset handles a variety of IP-based communications, including voice over IP (VoIP) and fax over IP (FoIP). The product caters to small and mid-sized enterprises. DSP Group said the XciteR chipset could quickly build and market small, high-performing and feature-rich ATAs.
"We're pleased to be working together with Grandstream in the development of its next-generation series of ATAs," said Ran Klier, Vice President Cordless and VoIP Product Line Management at DSP Group. "The alliance boosts our rising market share in the IP space, as we continue to set the industry standard for adapters and IP phones and move full steam ahead on our robust VoIP roadmap."
The company noted that Grandstream's HT701 single-port ATA allows existing analog telephones, fax machines, conference telephones and other analog devices to operate over IP-based telephony services. Focusing on small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and consumers, the HT701 allows companies to benefit from previous investments in analog devices.
At the same time, it produces a seamless transition toward much more versatile and feature-rich multimedia IP services. The HT701 is the first new line of Grandstream ATAs. Future ATAs from Grandstream will offer multiple FXS connections for analog telephone and fax devices, including as many as six simultaneous voice channels, and DECT (News - Alert) integration for cordless connectivity to portable handsets and conferencing devices.
DSP Group noted that XciteR chipsets can be used to create various VoIP end points. The new chipsets include a variety of embedded software features, including fax over IP (FoIP) and NAT routing. The XciteR chipset will expand DSP Group’s presence in the ATA market.
"Our decision to use DSP Group's XciteR chipset in our new line of ATAs is another step in our long-term successful collaboration with the chipset provider," said David Li (News - Alert), CEO of Grandstream Networks, in a company statement. "The solution offers us a solid foundation for developing a wide range of low-cost, feature-rich adapters that further solidifies our leadership in the highly evolving VoIP market."
Edited by Braden Becker