Guest Editorial – Is the HD Voice frontier creeping closer to civilization?


Written by Andrew Nicholson, Aculab Product Manger

Many in the industry have been following the adoption of HD voice growing in isolated islands amidst a sea of enterprise customers over the past few years. But as is the case with most new technology introductions, implementations, in general, have not been without concerns. Certainly, there […]

IT EXPO: Aculab doing QA on SILK transcoding – but not “superwideband”; interest in AMR-WB-Siren14


Los Angeles – Aculab ( said it is currently putting Skype SILK transcoding through its quality assurance process with a targeted Q4 2010 release date (i.e. by the end of the year).

SILK transcoding will be supported through Prosody S software, but only at sampling rates of 8 kHz (narrowband) and 16 kHz (wideband); […]

Aculab releases HD voice white paper


Aculab ( has released a white paper on HD voice today.

The 8 page document (well, 5 readable pages, 1 of references, 1 cover, one boilerplate), “Hear your customers loud and clear with wideband (HD Voice) technology,” notes the recent surge of discussion around the mobile space but then goes on to discuss the […]

Aculab adds more HD Voice codec support


Aculab has announced its Prosody X and Prosody media products now support more wideband codecs.  The company has officially added support for G.722, G.722.1 and G.722.2/AMR-WB.

In a press release this morning, Aculab says the inclusion of the G.722 series codecs gives its Prosody X media processing boards and the Prosody S software platform […]