DSP Communications / Intel
DSP Communications is a leading supplier of solutions for digital cellular communications products. DSP Communications products enable new generations of feature-rich, compact, lightweight wireless handsets by providing a complete solution, including chipsets, reference design, software and other key technologies.
DSP makes chipsets, reference design, and software for digital cellular communications products. DSP specializes in Internet technology for cellular telephones. DSP Communications (DSPC) supplies chip sets, reference designs, software and other technologies used in digital cellular phones. The Cupertino, Calif., company supports a range of digital cellular phone systems, including those based on time division multiple access (TDMA), code division multiple access (CDMA) and the new third-generation (3G) standards.
DSP Communications, Inc. engages in the development, design, and marketing of digital signal processing software, algorithms, and VLSI circuit design to develop integrated and low power chip sets for wireless personal communications applications. DSPC’s cellular technology solutions allow cellular handset manufacturers to build better devices with superior performance, high integration and the smallest form factors while significantly reducing power consumption, time-to-market and overall system cost. DSPC provides expertise in digital cellular technologies for personal digital cellular (PDC), time division multiple access (TDMA), code division multiple access (CDMA) and third-generation (3G) standards.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, DSP Communications (DSPC) is a leading independent developer and supplier of form-fit reference designs, chipsets and software to mobile phone manufacturers. DSP Communications develops, markets, licenses, and sells application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) based on digital signal processing (DSP) technology, software stacks, and reference design development kits for advanced wireless voice and data communications applications. DSP Communications wireless technology products support leading global standards for CDMA, TDMA, and PDC, and will also support emerging third generation (3G) standards such as Wideband CDMA and cdma2000. The company’s customers include Cadence, Denso, Kenwood, Kyocera, Kokusai, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, NEC, Philips, Pioneer, SANYO, Sharp, and SK Teletech. DSP Communications maintains a presence worldwide with offices in the United States, Japan, Israel, and Canada. DSPC stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DSP. Intel bought DSP Communications for $1.6 billion USD.