Thursday, June 29, 2006

Plantronics Voyager 510-USB Bluetooth Headset for VoIP

Plantronics, Inc announced that its first Bluetooth headset system, Plantronics Voyager 510-USB is optimized for VoIP connections. It will support the management and use of call management, which is featured, in the new Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007.

Microsoft and Plantronics have made this relationship jointly to develop new pioneering unified communications devices that will provide superior voice and data integration enabling integrated communications across the enterprise

The Plantronics Voyager 510-USB is making first step in supporting instant VoIP connectivity and extending the network through wireless Bluetooth headset. It will support the instant messaging capabilities of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 by enabling hands-free VoIP calls through a PC. It brings the following facilities:

1. Enhanced IM and presence awareness
2. Integrated telephony
3. VoIP
4. Real-time elements of conferencing and unified communications.

The Plantronics Voyager 510-USB has a plug-and-play Bluetooth USB adapter, which simplifies the set up, and use. It allows the users to switch between the multiple Bluetooth enabled devices like softphones and mobile phones.

It also includes Plantronics' PerSonoCall software, which enables users to answer/end wirelessly PC telephony calls while roaming. Professionals can roam here and there and they can do multi task by using "cutting the cord" between the PC and handset.

VoIP Wi-Fi Phone via MSN Messenger and Skype

BCM has come up with a multi format VoIP Wi-Fi phone which is based on the Windows CE Kernel. It is called the WLAN800I and is compatible with MSN Messenger, Skype and SIP.

This phone can function without a PC and it requires an 802.11b/g wireless access point in order to connect to the internet. The phone has a standby time of sixty hours and talk tie of three hours. Its screen measures 2.2 inches and has a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels along with a display of 65,000 colors.

It supports three way calling and has the ability to connect via MSN Messenger to someone who has a web cam. Other features include support for T-Mobile, WEP and WPA encryption as well as DHCP and static IP addresses.

The VoIP Wi-Fi phone is expected to be available in the market from mid of July.

via: VoIP Weblog

Friday, June 09, 2006

Samsung Business VoIP Handsets

The OfficeServ ITP-5100 series, for VoIP, uses standard IP protocols and is compatible with all of Samsung's converged and IP-enabled OfficeServ systems. While the ITP-5107S offers a seven-button, entry-level option, the ITP-5121D provides a 21-button keyset, and the ITP-5112L has a large, color TFT-LCD display, built-in phone book, calculator and text messaging.

Samsung said the phones are ideal for remote, home and satellite offices. Companies can easily expand the systems by adding more sets to the LAN; no end-user license is required. Each device has five fixed-function keys, a full duplex speakerphone, a number of LCD soft keys, digital volume controls, a selection of ring tones and PoE.

The DS-5000 digital handsets, meanwhile, also come in three models: the DS-5007S, the DS-5014D and the DS-5021D. Each phone has programmable function buttons, three soft keys with a scroll button for accessing variable call status options, a built-in speakerphone, message waiting lamp and caller ID display.