LG rolls out Bluetooth stereo HD voice headset


LG Electronics has announced the LG Tone+ (HBS-730) stereo headset.  The successor to the LG TONE (HBS-700) supports VoLTE (Voice over LTE) calls.

The LG Tone+ includes an extended bass register and incorporates the aptX audio codec to provide “CD-quality” sound.  Via Bluetooth Multi-connection, the LG Tone+ can be “instantly” connected to two […]

LG U+ uses Ericsson for VoLTE service deployment in South Korea


Ericsson (www.ericsson.com) continues building its HD voice wins, this time by providing the technology for LG U+ to deploy VoLTE (Voice over LTE).

The company’s press release doesn’t detail an exact date for VoLTE service turn up, only that LG U+ has launched. It also says the operator “can offer” services such as […]

CSR adds HD voice to LG Bluetooth mono headset


CSR (www.csr.com) has claimed credit for adding support for HD voice to LG’s HBM-260, the “first” wideband speech enabled Bluetooth mono headset from LG.

The LG headset uses the CSR BC6145 Bluetooth audio chipset, the first solution to be qualified to the Bluetooth HFP 1.6 profile.   In addition to supporting HD voice, the LG […]

GIPS puts HD voice into LG FMC solution


Global IP Solutions (www.gipscorp.com) has been selected by LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company (LG) to provide HD voice for LG’s fixed mobile convergence (FMC) solution.

LG is adding HD voice capabilities to its FMC application by integrating GIPS VoiceEngine Mobile, which includes advanced acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) technology. Smartphones that will get HD voice […]

After MWC: Placing bets on the next mobile HD voice handsets


As France Telecom/Orange announced its plans for covering Europe with mobile HD voice service and AMR-WB, a senior company official said Orange plans to offer 8 mobile HD voice phones in the first half of 2010, with “all” of its handsets supporting HD voice by the end of 2011.   Which vendors are qualified and […]

Skype gets its software into Panasonic, LG HDTVs


FYI  Jonathan Christensen, GM, Audio and Video, Skype will be speaking tomorrow (January 6) at the HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES.

Skype today announced all sorts of goodies today, but getting its software embedded into Panasonc and LG HDTVs so people can make wideband voice and HD video calls from the couch.  Isn’t […]