Audience continues win streak with silicon in Samsung devices


Over the past six weeks, Audience has continued to announce wins for its earSmart voice processing technology, with processors appearing in several Samsung devices.

The Galaxy Note II, released in the US in mid-October, follows the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III in using Audience silicon for noise suppression and other voice […]

Samsung says it is first in world with a VoLTE phone


There’s a blog posting over on Samsung that claims it has has the world’s first Voice over LTE (VoLTE) phone, the Galaxy S II LTE device. MetroPCS says its already sold the first VoLTE phone and it’s an LG model.

Currently available in South Korea and in “global LTE markets” later this year, […]

DECT Forum certifies first CAT-iq 2.0 handsets: Gigaset, Samsung, VTech


The DECT Forum has issued CAT-iq 2.0 certificates for three different cordless phones and vendors.  Gigaset Communications, Samsung Electronics and VTech Telecommunications all had a product that made it through the qualifications process.

CAT-iq handsets certified are the Gigaset C300H iq, Samsung SMT-W3510 and the VTech Advant 5000; yesterday VTech was claiming the Advant […]

France Telecom asserts leadership with mobile HD voice; Dominican Republic in 2011


France Telecom ( is counting up its mobile HD voice deployments, along with listing all the compatible mobile HD voice handsets it has in stock and letting slip where it expects to deploy service in the near future.

As already noted by HD Voice News in several forums, Orange Mobile HD Voice is […]

Polycom goes UC crazy, announces cloud solution with Broadsoft, Android-based app, Microsoft H.264 SVC support.


Voice and video hardware manufacturer Polycom ( went a little UC-crazy today, with a trio of announcements including a cloud solution with BroadSoft (, an Android-based client for Samsung’s GALAXY Tab, and Microsoft ( lining up to support Polycom’s H.264 SVC technology for video.

BroadSoft and Polycom have teamed up to roll out a […]

Tweeted in – Samsung to support HD voice on Windows Phone 7; HTC is passing for now


The PR manager at Orange UK says he’s “just heard” the Samsung Omnia 7 will be HD voice enabled on its UK network.

Conor Maples (@conorfromorange) is the official “voice” for UK Orange; other details weren’t available via the twitter feed, but last week Orange lined up solidly behind the Windows Phone 7 announcement. […]

Orange officially launches mobile HD voice in the UK


It’s official: Orange ( has formally launched its mobile HD voice in the UK. And there’s a new phone manufacturer in the mobile HD voice mix as well.

Covered by BBC News and, there’s not a lot new, with a rehash of the trials that took place over the summer in the UK […]

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 […]