Monday, September 25, 2006

Raketu - P2P VoIP Software is Not Another Skype


Raketu is a unified communications client to deliver integrated Communications, Information and Entertainment to consumers and businesses via peer to peer technology and unlike other peer to peer communications providers, Raketu does not use your computer for other users’ communications (supernodes).

Communications:
  • VoIP multi-line calling and web conferencing
  • Dialing out to landlines and mobile phones
  • Support for any instant messenger (AOL, ICQ, Yahoo, MSN, Skype, GoogleTalk)
  • Conferencing across messengers
  • Support for SMS text messaging
  • Support for file transfer
  • Support for email
Information:
  • News, Sports, Weather and Stock feeds (with alerts to Raketu or SMS)
  • Advanced integrated search (web, health, restaurants, music)
  • Advanced integrated travel (flights, vacation, hotels, cars)
Entertainment:
  • Full audio/video media player with karaoke built in
  • Ficture viewer for viewing slide shows and PowerPoint Presentations with music
  • Podcast reader/player
  • Games
Raketu works over dialup or broadband and also more exciting services are planned for the coming months when Raketu will launch in-bound calling, advanced voice mail and large conferencing. Free download at Raketu

More review at VoIP & Gadgets Blog

Monday, September 11, 2006

Linksys New WIP330 Wi-Fi VoIP Phone


Linksys has launched its WIP330 802.11b/g Wi-Fi-connected VoIP phone in Europe - the company's first wireless handset to made available to buyers over here - after announcing the device at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin last week.

The New WIP330 Wi-Fi VoIP Phone connects to 802.11b and 802.11g wireless hotspots and incorporates IPv4's Type of Service extension to allow access points to give priority to voice data if they too support this quality-of-service system. It'll work with the WEP and WPA Wi-Fi security standards.

The WIP330 supports the SIP 2 VoIP standard - so it's not Skype friendly - and provides a range of customary phone features, including caller ID, call forwarding, speed dial, last number redial, a vibration alert, call waiting and so on. The handset can initiate three-way conference calls.

Linksys WIP330 Wi-Fi VoIP Phone Key Features:
  • Possess a 2.2 inch, 65,536 color display
  • Connects 802.11b and 802.11g wireless hotpots
  • Provides SIP based VoIP services
  • Caller ID
  • Call Forwarding and Speed dialing facility
  • Call Waiting and Conference calling services
  • High quality battery with 3 hours talk time and 50 hours standby
  • 32MB of Flash memory on board and 64MB of RAM
Linksys WIP330 Wi-Fi VoIP Phone is available now from Linksys distributors. The price to pay around €399.

Via: The Register