Editorial from IT EXPO East- Aren’t IP phones done yet?


Miami, FL – There are at least three vendors touting new IP phones or software/firmware upgrades to their phones here at IT Expo. I thought we were done with handsets already?

Digium is getting a lot spin along with a good measure of WTF by rolling out its own IP phones; three to be […]

Editorial–Reason #36 why I hate the term “HD audio”


Two recent announcements  illustrate why HD audio is a really vague, non-descriptive (i.e. Poor, sucky) term as it applies to HD voice and HD telephony.

VTech Communications recently released a new analog/RJ-11 phone or two that uses “HD Audio Profiles” to clean up sound. But it’s not HD voice or CAT-iq.

When I asked […]