XConnect announces HD voice exchange available worldwide, UK promotion with Polycom, BroadSoft, and Dialogic


XConnect (www.xconnect.com) has announced that its Global HD Voice Federation service is now open to everyone and it has started an “initiative” with Polycom (www.polycom), BroadSoft (www.broadsoft.com), and Dialogic (www.dialogic.com) to promote the adoption of HD voice by service providers in the United Kingdom.

With mobile HD voice being delivered by Orange this fall […]

Both TMC HD Voice webinars now online for playback


TMC (www.tmcnet.com) has posted both of the archived Dialogic HD voice webinars on line for review.

“Part 1: The Year of HD” covers the surging use of HD voice in North American and around the globe; advantages of HD voice over a regular PSTN call; and how affordable HD voice is compared to simple […]

Dialogic/TMC HD voice webinar on HD voice and Video interconnection – April 14 @ 2 PM EST


“Part 2: Interconnecting HD voice and Video: Options galore,” sponsored by Dialogic and TMC, will take place on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 2 PM EST. Presenters include Martyn Davies, Director of Technology, Dialogic and Doug Mohney, Editor-in-Chief HD Voice News / HD Videoconferencing News.

From the webinar description–

Service providers and […]

Dialogic adds HD voice codecs to HMP software


Dialogic (www.dialogic.com) has officially announced support for wideband codecs in its Host Media Processing(HMP) Software release 4.1LIN; the release also includes support for new codecs (go read about that on www.hdvconfnews.com).

New wideband support includes both G.722 and AMR-WB/G.722.2.

Dialogic HMP 4.1LIN is a high-density multimedia processing software for building communications solutions on […]

HD Voice-related events in March



“Part 1: The Year of HD”,” Tuesday, March 9 at 2 PM EST

TMC (www.tmcnet.com) is hosting, Dialogic (www.dialogic.com) is sponsoring and attendees will learn about the surging use of HD voice in North American and around the globe; Advantages of HD voice over a regular PSTN call and; How affordable HD voice […]

Unisys embraces HD voice for messaging solutions


Last week at Mobile World Congress, Unisys (www.unisys.com) demonstrated its messaging system built to handle AMR-WB and G.722 calls.

Billed as “Messaging in High Definition,” the Unisys Messaging and Converged User Services solution is able to both store voice messages in native HD formats and transcode between narrowband and HD formats.  At the heart […]

HD voice companies to look for at Mobile World Congress


Several requests have come in asking about HD voice companies to look for in Barcelona next week during Mobile World Congress (MWC). Here’s a short list–


VoiceAge (www.voiceage.com) – Did you say “AMR-WB”? VoiceAge has formally launched its patent pool for AMR-WB/G.722.2 and made the pricing more end-user friendly from what we can […]

Dialogic sponsors TMC webinars on HD voice


Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney is being compensated by TMC for his participation in the webinars.

TMC is putting on a pair of HD voice webinars in March and April, with sponsorship being provided by Dialogic.

“The Year of HD Voice” will take place on Tuesday, March 9 at 2 PM ET and will discuss the surging […]

HDConnect at FCBA Dinner on December 10, 2009


HD Connect, the organization promoting HD communications, had a table at the Federal Communications Bar Association (FBCA) Chairman’s dinner.  Proceeds from the dinner go to a scholarship program.

Above – Jim Machi, Senior Vice President, Dialogic (L) and Ari Rabban, President/CEO, phone.com (right).   Phone.com is a sponsor of […]

Too early to talk HD Voice M&A?


With this weeks rush of acquisitions and investments in the IP communications space, one has to wonder who is looking at whom in terms of an acquisition or investment within the HD voice space. Two companies that immediately come to mind are AudioCodes and Polycom; Dialogic might be worth a look as well.

AudioCodes […]