1 billion users in 100 countries

SPIRIT DSP Powers 80+ Million Voice Channels Now; Another 10 Million Channels Added in Partnership with Philips

SPIRIT DSP, a global leading provider of award-winning embedded software Voice Engine and conferencing solutions, today announced that Philips Semiconductor has incorporated SPIRIT voice and communication software products into its leading Philips DECT platform to enhance the voice, video and multimedia functionality in wireless phones. Through this OEM partnership, more than 10 million voice channels will be enabled by Philips equipment. Totally, SPIRIT software will be now powering 80+ million channels worldwide. Philips and SPIRIT have been working closely together for more than 2 years now.

Being a world leader in the cordless phone market, holding the #1 position in ICs for DECT phones, Philips has integrated SPIRIT voice and communication software products into the family of DECT handsets. Philips has chosen SPIRIT software for high quality, performance, low MIPS consumption and field-proven reliability. SPIRIT voice and communication software will be used in all DECT phones based on Philips Semiconductor solutions all over the world. Millions of wireless phone users worldwide will benefit from the highest quality voice and multimedia capabilities powered by SPIRIT.

“Philips world-leading DECT platform uses SPIRIT communication software for Fixed-MMS functionality and SPIRIT voice software for answering machine with very tough system requirements for low-cost mass-market end-user products,” said Daniel Lauk, BU Mobile Communications, at Philips Semiconductors. “We have to say that SPIRIT is committed to deliver the impossible.”

“We are happy to forward SPIRIT innovative highest quality embedded voice and communication software products to the global DECT phone market through SPIRIT and Philips partnership,” said Andrew Sviridenko, SPIRIT’s founder and chairman. “SPIRIT 10 years of experience in delivering embedded voice for wired and wireless telephony products, mobile devices and infrastructure backbone, PC voice conferencing and to other applications where superior quality coupled with high performance is critical now also work for Philips among 200 other SPIRIT OEM customers. It’s indicative that SPIRIT software now powers more than 80 million voice channels in 70 countries worldwide.”

As a result of long-standing partnership between SPIRIT DSP and Philips, lately SPIRIT DSP has also entered Philips Nexperia Partner Program for mobile applications. The Nexperia Partner Program enhances the next generation of mobile applications, including TV on mobile, video messaging, music and video recording, along with cutting-edge mobile phones. SPIRIT’s participation in The Nexperia Partner Program will provide mobile OEMs/ODMs with a shorter way to use SPIRIT innovative voice embedded software solutions.

SPIRIT is a world’s leading provider of embedded voice and communication software products, now focusing on TeamSpirit(TM), multi-point voice conferencing engine software. SPIRIT Voice Engine is the only high quality alternative to GIPS technology, and SPIRIT delivers voice quality superior to GIPS in full-duplex headset-free multi-point voice environments. SPIRIT recent deployments are enabling VoIP on PCs, PDAs, network infrastructure, and 3G phones where SPIRIT Voice Engine enables the best possible voice quality.


SPIRIT DSP (www.spiritDSP.com) is the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade voice & video software engines since 1996. SPIRIT communication software is used in over 80 countries and powers more than 100 million voice channels. SPIRIT counts among its direct customers Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Blizzard, BT, China Mobile, Cisco, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Radvision, Samsung, Siemens, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, ZTE, and 200+ other telcos, OEMs and software vendors. SPIRIT smart-phone OEM customers’ shipments jointly exceed 60% share of the global market.

23 October 2005