Friday, May 19, 2006

Plantronics Voyager 510-USB Bluetooth Headset


Plantronics Voyager 510-USB Bluetooth headset system which is considered to be the first Bluetooth headset system optimized for VoIP. The headset provides instant wireless connectivity to PC based softphones and has a plug and play Bluetooth adapter for hands free VoIP calling. It also utilizes multipoint technology which allows users to switch between multiple Bluetooth enabled devices which includes Wi-Fi phones, softphones and mobile phone with a button touch.

Key Features:

  • Noise-canceling microphone and wind-reduction technology for brilliant sound in indoor and outdoor environments
  • Lightweight, foldable design for all-day wearing comfort and easy storage
  • One-touch call answer/end, last-number redial and voice-activated dialing with mobile phones
  • Boom swivels for use on either ear for optional wearing preference
  • Up to six hours of talk time and up to 100 hours of standby time
  • Freedom to roam up to 33 feet away from voice-enabled Bluetooth devices
Plantronics 510-USB bluetooth headset integrates with enterprise softphone software from leading companies including Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and Skype and also supports most popular consumer Internet telephony services, including AOL, MSN and Yahoo!

The headset is priced at $199 and will be available from June 2006.


Friday, May 12, 2006

Mobile VoIP for Quality International Calls

People usually prefer landline handset to mobile phone when it comes to international calling. Because landline service is comparatively less expensive than mobile phones. Realizing this factor, MINO Wireless, California based mobile service company charges low cost for international calling from mobile phones.

MINO’s new technology will make VoIP calling available to people worldwide, delivering QoS, ease of use, and lower cost for international dialing. MIMO calls are routed through the Internet connection available on most modern mobile phones. Its patent-pending technology uses the traditional phone infrastructure to make calls with high quality and reliability, but with significant advantages.

MINO is the most best and cost-effective way to make international calls from mobile phones. MINO service works worldwide and offers low rates for calling from any country to any other country, sometimes as low as two cents per minute.

MINO makes your calls convenient and affordable by routing them through the internet connection available on most modern mobile phones. Our patent-pending technology uses the traditional phone infrastructure to make calls with high quality and reliability but with significant advantages:

• Dramatic savings over International Plans
• The convenience of direct dialing
• Low rates worldwide, not just in one country or region
• The capability of calling from either a cell phone, a regular phone or from MINO website
• Web-based access to billing information

MINO is great for travelers who need to make calls from different countries. You can make International Calls from your mobile phone using MINO in any country by simply buying a local SIM card, installing MINO on your phone, and getting our low international rates.

To use MINO, you need a mobile phone that connects to the Internet. Most GSM phone users can install MINO for direct dial. If your phone doesn’t support Java, you can still use the phone’s browser or the MINO Web site to enjoy your savings.

Users can make cellular MINO calls to Hong Kong or Singapore for 2.2 cents/minute. Other countries range from 7.2 to about 36 cents/minute for mobile calls.

Read more: MINO Mobile VoIP Calling Service


Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Skype Wi-Fi Phone from SMC Networks

SMC Networks has launched the Skype Wi-Fi phone dubbed SMCWSKP100 which is a PC independent VoIP device phone which uses Skype software for making high quality calls. This phone offers compatibility with most standard 802.11 b/g access points and provides constant connectivity without the network connections getting slowed down. The phone is meant for business executives who are always on tours and would like to experience Skype all the time.

This phone has most of the Skype features including voice mail and Skype-In and Skype-Out services. People having a valid Skype account can access both PSTN and Skype networks. This phone is very much suited for business executives who are always on the move and want to experience Skype along.

The phone provides an enhanced power saving design with a longer standby and talk time hours. The phone offers the same level of security as that of a wired LAN. The phone is available for $199.

Read more: Skype Wi-Fi Phone from SMC Networks

Friday, May 05, 2006

VoIP Next Generation of Softphone - ImagePhone


iPhone2, Inc. is a player in the crowded VoIP provider industry in the United States. iPhone2 is pushing its enhanced service called the iPhone2 service. The iPhone2 service a video-enabled softphone.

Also called ImagePhone, iPhone2 claims that this is the next generation of softphone. ImagePhone allows customers to place unlimited point-to-point voice and video calls. Users of ImagePhone can of course, make or receive voice calls from anywhere in the world.

ImagePhone has a host of advanced features - user-friendly interface, competitive PSTN termination rates and customer-friendly service plans.

The ImagePhone powerful new software lets you make free video calls with anybody, anywhere in the world from the comfort of your computer!

Not long ago only large corporations with expensive equipment and support from an IT team could make high quality video calls, but that's not true anymore!

By taking advantage of faster processing speeds and increased bandwidth, ImagePhone delivers voice and video right to your desktop.

Find out more: iPhone2 ImagePhone


Monday, May 01, 2006

New Skype USB Phone from SOYO


SOYO U201 IP phone is a high performance USB phone designed for active Skype users. It allows users to use the keypad and LCD to manage Skype application and make calls without checking back to the PC monitor. Headset jack, mute button, and hands-free speaker provide users a superb experience with Skype calls. Other functions include personalized ring tone, in-call volume adjustment, redial, caller ID, SkypeOut balance display, call history display and more.

The headset jack, mute button, and hands free speaker of the U201 USB phone provide users a superb experience with Skype calls. Other functions include personalized ring tone, caller ID, Skypeout balance display, call history and more. The U201 also features a 16 bit sound card for optimum sound quality and a 20 KHz bandwidth loudspeaker with adjustable volume during calls. The unit's system requirements are compatible with virtually any PC running Windows 2000 or Windows XP.

Key Features:

* Large Backlight LCD: Built in 4-row graphic LCD for Skype contact list and call info display, support multi languages and graphic.

* Built-in 16 bit Sound Card: Provide crystal clear voice quality, with echo cancellation and noise reduction functions.

* Built-in 2.5 mm Headset Jack and Hands-free Speaker: Allow users to connect headset or use hands-free for conference call.

* Full Integration with Skype: Use keypad and LCD to navigate Skype interface to call contacts or SkypeOut numbers.

The SOYO U201IP USB Phone street price $49.99

Find out more Skype SOYO USB Phone