Consumers are increasingly interested in using state-of-the-art products that simplify communications and provide a unique multimedia experience. Much more than a stand-alone cordless phone base station or audio player, infotainment center/media phones are answering these demands, and inspiring new forms of residential multimedia communications. Comprised of a wireless digital picture frame (DPF), Internet radio, digital living network alliance (DLNA) client, MP3 player, and web browser, while offering DECT features and Wi-Fi VoIP capabilities, infotainment center/media phones are poised to revolutionize the way people interact at home.
DSP Group's comprehensive infotainment center/media phone reference design enables consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers to easily and rapidly develop an innovative communications platform for the device. Part of the Company's connected multimedia screen family, the reference design enables the cost-effective development of always-on infotainment center/media phones featuring a touch screen and intuitive interface, as well as immediate access to information capabilities. The DSP Group-designed infotainment center/media phone is also highly portable, built on an open platform, and can be easily personalized.
The infotainment center/media phone reference design is based on the Qtopia software development framework. A customizable application platform and user interface for Linux-based consumer devices, the framework enables manufacturers and service providers to cost-effectively develop such devices while maintaining complete control of branding and user interface design.
The infotainment center/media phone reference design is based on DSP Group's advanced XpandR® II, a comprehensive system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution that integrates Wi-Fi and DECT. Comprised of an integrated ARM processor, DSP, Wi-Fi and DECT baseband processor, analog front end, and software packages, XpandR II includes all of the components needed to develop a range of new and sophisticated portable and location-free multimedia products.