Bigger Apple iPhones support VoLTE

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In yesterday’s launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company announced support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) with the new hardware.  Apple’s comparison chart between the 5 and 6 families indicates only the new phones will support VoLTE, so prepare to open your wallet.

With three out of four (AT&T, T-Mobile, […]

Rumor: Apple iPhone 6 will support VoLTE

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Sources near Silicon Valley say Apple won’t be supporting Voice over LTE (VoLTE) until it releases the iPhone 6 this fall. 

Currently, the Apple iPhone 5/5c/5s supports HD voice on 3G/HSPA-esque networks; this includes nearly all of the overseas HD voice deployments, plus the T-Mobile US network. 

According to Sprint’s website, the […]

TIA issues new call for HD voice specs on voice gateways

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Last week, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) engineering committee on analog and digital wireline terminals issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-912-C, “Telecommunications – IP Telephony Equipment – Voice Gateway Transmission Requirements.”

The standard covers transmission requirements, with the revision adding requirements support for wideband analog phones (between 100 to 7,000 Hz) […]

Picture of the Dolby Voice Conference Phone

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Below is a top view of the Dolby Voice Conference Phone. The picture literally covered the wall of the BT/Dolby suite.  key features to note are the blue “ring” indicating an active conversation/open line and the CD-sized touchscreen at the 6 O’clock position. 

The shiny bar at the top of the touchscreen is […]

Enterprise Connect 2014– Dolby shows Voice Conference Phone, BT promotes MeetMe service

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Orlando, Florida – BT and Dolby are marking their third year at Enterprise Connect promoting BT MeetMe with Dolby Voice conferencing.  This time around, Dolby showed off its Voice Conference Phone. The world has changed, and it hasn’t.

Pricing on the beautifully designed Dolby Voice Conference Phone wasn’t announced, but would be “comparable” to […]

IT EXPO East 2014–Snom, Yealink introduce new phones

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Miami, Florida – Snom and Yealink announced new IP phones at IT EXPO this week.

The snom 715 is a new member of the 7xx series of phones. The full-featured SIP phone includes a dual-port Gigabit Ethernet switch for $139 manufactured suggested retail price. Features include support for G.722 (HD voice), up to […]

Zenitel U.S. announces HD voice intercom module

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Zenitel (www.zenitel.com) has introduced the TKIS-2 Intercom Module Kit, a SIP intercom device that supports HD voice.

From an HD voice standpoint, the device supports G.722 and is designed for indoor and outdoor applications, with suggested uses including a parking communications solution for vehicle entry, exit gates, pay-on-foot machines and emergency help points in […]

Invoxia launches updated Audioffice with support for Android, latest Apple connector

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The latest version of the invoxia Audioffice phone dock/conference device is now available.  It features a new universal connector for connecting iPhone 4 and 5 devices, as well as Android devices.

Audioffice has six speakers and four microphones, using a Cortex A8 processor for audio tasks. It features the company’s “inVivo Acoustic” technology to […]

The Cable Show 2013: No desktop phones, future CAT-iq support for Comcast, Biscotti gets a WebRTC boost

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Washington D.C. – Residential handsets were in near zero quantities on the floor of The Cable Show, with the industry showing its embrace of smartphones and tablets as the primary interface to everything. 

The only handset was in Arris’ booth next to a functioning model of Comcast’s XG5, known within Arris as the […]

Dual microphone devices appear at Computex 2013, maybe at Apple conf next week.

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Intel wants more microphones in devices, good news for implementing HD voice as well as other voice-enabled functions, while Acer demoed what such devices might look like.

The dominant PC chip manufacturer is “requiring” two mics on forthcoming Haswell Ultrabooks to enable voice recognition in noisy environments, reports ZD Net.  Products incorporating Intel’s new […]