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 […]

ITEXPO: AudioCodes announces all-in-one multimedia home gateway, bundle with mobile software


Los Angeles – AudioCodes (www.audiocodes.com) has announced an expansion of its product lines and markets in one fell swoop with the MediaPack 252 Multimedia Home Gateway. The device – picked up by at least one service provider – integrates an ADSL2+ router, an 802.11n WiFi access point and CAT-iq “compliant” DECT for HD voice […]

IT EXPO: Snom adds Microsoft Linc 2010 compatibility; PBX, new cordless DECT HD phone coming


Los Angeles – snom technologies (www.snom.com) has qualified one phone to work with Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2 and Microsoft Linc 2010, is rolling out a software-based PBX package for SMBs, and will be coming out with a cordless DECT phone supporting G.722 in the near future.

The snom 300 is […]

ITEXPO – Ooma is all FreeSWITCH; DECT stumbling block for HD voice go ahead


Los Angeles – It was DECT 6.0 wireless implementation that was the biggest headache for implementing HD voice on the Ooma (www.ooma.com) telo hardware and the company is an all FreeSWITCH shop from the edge to the core.  These tidbits and a hint at how many Ooma subscribers are capable of HD were revealed […]

Latest speakers announced for CAT-iq developers conference


The CAT-iq Developers Conference has announced the latest set of speakers for its conference on October 19-20 at the High Tech Campus, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Erich Kamperschroer, Chairman DECT Forum / Gigaset Ruth Wilson, CAT-iq working group / Lantiq Daniel Hartnett, Chairman CAT-iq working / DSP Group Pierre Yves Plaza Tron, Telefonica I&D / […]