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New Grandstream GXV 3140 IP Video Phone is Skype Certified

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Grandstream Networks, manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, announced that its award-winning GXV3140 IP multimedia phone.    The GVX 3140 uses mega-pixel camera and H.264 codec to deliver razor sharp video calling over Internet, is officially certified by Skype and incorporates native Skype embedded software to allow Skype video calling without a PC. [...]

WiFi Alliance Announces Five WiFi Direct Certified Products

Monday, October 25th, 2010

The WiFi Alliance has announced the first five devices to receive its new WiFi Direct certification. Called a “game-changing advance for WiFi technology” by ABI Research analyst Victoria Fodale, WiFi Direct enables two or several devices—such as mobile phones, keyboards, printers, cameras, gaming devices and headphones—to connect, with or without the availability [...]

Asterisk 1.8 PBX Now Available For Download

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The Asterisk Development Team is proud to announce the release of Asterisk 1.8. This release is available for immediate download at
Asterisk 1.8 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It will be a Long Term Support (LTS) release, similar to Asterisk 1.4. For more information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the [...]

Asterisk PBX 1.8 Release Candidate 4 Now Available

Monday, October 18th, 2010

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the fourth release candidate of Asterisk  1.8 ,this release candidate is available for immediate download at
With all currently 1.8.0 blocker issues closed, Asterisk 1.8.0-rc4 is currently scheduled to become the full release of Asterisk 1.8.0.
All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the 1.8 testing process. Please [...]

FCC Chairman: Why We Need More Wireless Spectrum

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

GigaOm – For FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, it’s been a rough summer. He’s come under fire from all sides over his and the FCC’s stance on net neutrality. We haven’t been shy in unloading on the man either, expecting him to do more than he has and he can. But if there’s [...]

Grandstream Networks Adds HD Audio to the GXP2120 and GXP2100 IP Phones

Monday, October 11th, 2010

  The Grandstream GXP2120 and GXP2100 desktop enterprise SIP telephones were designed for SMBs, and they feature business productivity applications, HD audio quality, and broad SIP interoperability with third-party SIP platforms and devices. Grandstream Networks, maker of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, has expanded HD telephony solutions for SMB enterprise communications. The company [...]

New Fedora Linux Project Leader Comes From Asterisk Roots

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

The Red Hat sponsored Fedora Linux community is an open source development effort that includes a diverse set of participants. At the top of the organizational chart for Fedora is the position of Fedora Project Leader, the person tasked with overseeing the general direction and operations of the Fedora project. [...]

Patent Office Says Another ‘Worst Patent’ Should Be Rejected As Obvious

Friday, October 1st, 2010

The latest news in the ongoing effort by the EFF to invalidate ten awful patents looks good, as the Patent Office has given an initial rejection of C2’s VoIP patent, claiming that it qualifies as "obvious." The incredibly broad patent (6,243,373) basically covers all VoIP implementations. Of course, this is just the [...]

AireSpring announces VoMPLS (VoIP over MPLS)

Friday, September 24th, 2010

SIP Trunking provider AireSpring (Booth #3016) announced at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo the launch of its new Managed Voice (VoIP) over MPLS product (VoMPLS). Available nationwide across three tier-one networks, AireSpring MPLS-VPN targets multi-location businesses requiring secure, flexible, and intelligent voice and data connections. This solution, the company [...]

Cisco revamps Flip UltraHD and MinoHD camcorder lines

Friday, September 24th, 2010

While the new line of Flip camcorders don’t look radically different in an aesthetic sense, they do increase the product line’s technical abilities and consumer appeal while revamping the high-definition functionality of the UltraHD and MinoHD platforms. More pointedly, the two-hour UltraHD comes with the new FlipPort accessory [...]