Editorial–Why CES 2012 should count big time for HD voice


This year’s CES (more formally, the International Consumer Electronics Show 2012) should be a Big Deal for HD voice in the mobile and cable space.

Mobile and AMR-WB should get solid play, between the proliferation of HD voice among carriers in Europe and the forthcoming arrival of VoLTE in North America for Verizon Wireless.  […]

Planning now starting for CES 2012


HD Voice News is starting preliminary planning for CES 2012 in January.   With the impending introduction of LTE into North America, continued proliferation of HD voice in 3G and other markets worldwide, and growth of CAT-iq, we expect a number of companies to discuss and debut products at the show.

Tentatively, HD Voice News […]

CES 2011–Technicolor talks HD voice hubs, DECT/CAT-iq everywhere


If there’s one company that can claim the the top ring for shipping consumer HD voice hardware, Technicolor (www.technicolor.com) – formerly known as Thomson – is in the mix.  But it’s the future – a CAT-iq loaded future – which is likely to make a large impact across Europe.

Technicolor, under the Thomson brand, […]

CES 2011-Gigaset announces new HD voice DECT CAT-iq phone, bringing SMB HD voice handset to U.S.


Las Vegas – Gigaset Communications (www.gigaset.com) announced a new HD Voice/DECT phone at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and plans to import a pair of SMB-style desktop phone currently shipping in Europe to the U.S.

Gigaset Product and Marketing Manager Tony Stankus said the new C610A IP incorporates a list of […]

CES 2011–Ooma adds mobile HD voice client for Android, iPhone


Las Vegas – Ooma (www.ooma.com) is now offering a mobile HD voice soft client to its Android and iPhone/iPad/iPod customers.

The Ooma Mobile HD app leverages a while-label version of the MailVision (AudioCodes) software client to use the Ooma service to make domestic and international calls from Android or Apple iOS devices over […]

A 1Q 2011 Travel Schedule for HD Voice News


HD Voice News is currently or tentatively scheduling the following events for visits —

1Q 2011 

The 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, January 4-7, 2011, Las Vegas

CES Unveiled, Tuesday, January 4, The Sands Convention Center, 4-6 PM

Digital Experience, Wednesday, January 5, Caesars Palace, 7 PM-?

Lunch at Piero’s, Thursday, January 6, Piero’s, […]

HD Voice News at CES 2011 next week–There Will Be News


Expect to see a lot of news around CAT-iq and AMR-WB next week. 

If you want the latest and greatest, you can find/follow DougonIPComm for info about HD Voice and IP communications news; Foursquare location posting will be duplicated onto that account. 

Email me directly Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney at moo@vegascommando.com.

Be forewarned, […]

CES 2011 Update–Briefing slots are filling fast


HD Voice News Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney will be arriving in Las Vegas for the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES, for the rest of us) on Tuesday morning, January 4, 2011 and departing on the evening of Friday, January 7.

Between those times, there’s all kinds of “stuff” going on and the number […]

Editorial–Why CES will count for HD voice this year, despite itself


The 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES – www.cesweb.org) is around two months away, and I already am pricing plane tickets and hotel.   This year’s CES will be a significant show for the HD voice community, even if the show doesn’t have a lot of rah-rah for VoIP or wideband.

Hopefully “The Media” will […]

NETGEAR has one HD voice product, more on the way


NETGEAR (www.netgear.com) has one service provider product supporting HD voice today and will likely make more announcements at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in January.

The EVG2000, released “6 to 8 months ago” is a GigE wireless voice gateway that supports 802.11n and DECT, including CAT-iq, said a NETGEAR spokesperson.  Under VoIP, the […]