Dialog Semiconductor Green VoIP iICs adopted by Gigaset for its new pro range of phones

05 July 2011
Kirchheim/Teck, Germany, 5 July 2011 Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, today announced that the company’s ultra low power Green VoIP processors, acquired through the recent acquisition of Sitel Semiconductor, have been adopted by Gigaset Communications GmbH, Europe’s leading DECT telephony manufacturer.

The Gigaset pro series is a newly introduced product line of professional VoIP desktop phones that benefits from the company’s vast experience in voice communications and reputation for quality. Dialog’s ICs will be integrated into all pro series devices, beginning with the DE900 IP PRO and DE700 IP PRO desktop phones, for small and medium enterprises (SME).

Powered by the Dialog SC14452 VoIP processor, the phones feature a 3.5” colour TFT display, 500-name address book, with access to online directories and G.722 wideband audio codec for professional HDSP sound. The DE700 IP PRO supports up to eight VoIP accounts and three-way conference calling. The premium DE900 IP PRO expands this to twelve SIP accounts with five-way conference calling and also adds Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and DECT / CAT-iq wireless networking.

“VoIP systems bring significant competitive advantages and companies are rapidly transitioning towards newer enhanced systems, like the pro series, that embrace the benefits of IP telephony. Gigaset has consistently delivered feature rich, intuitive devices with excellent sound quality. This adoption of our Green VoIP technology reinforces the communications market’s shift to more environmentally friendly hardware,” said Dr Jalal Bagherli, CEO at Dialog Semiconductor.

“Gigaset is already a customer for our DECT digital cordless phone ICs and we are very pleased to extend our relationship with this second product line and address this burgeoning SME market together,” added Bagherli.

“Today’s professionals require communication that goes above and beyond a corded fixed line. The recently introduced Gigaset pro VoIP phone and PBX system business line allows for a more dynamic workplace, supporting the combination of DECT, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and VoIP. The Dialog Green VoIP processor is the engine that seamlessly enables, in a single chip, the complete VoIP handling together with the DECT (CAT-iq) implementation. In addition to these two products, another set of Dialog-based VoIP phones will follow shortly to complete our portfolio,” said Markus Schmitt-Fumian, Sr. Director Technical Product Management Gigaset pro.

The Dialog SC14452 is an award-winning VoIP IC with built-in DECT support and the flexibility to meet the diverse needs of users and manufacturers. It features a 16-bit CompactRISC™ processor and two user-programmable Gen2DSPs to deliver 240-MIPS of computational power. The device uses a low clock frequency to achieve the industry’s lowest power consumption figures, saving as much as 2W per desktop phone compared with other solutions. It integrates a 32kHz wideband audio codec, class D amplifier and PAEC (Perfect Acoustic Echo Canceller) to deliver exceptional audio clarity.

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