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VoIP Phone Provider snom Partners With Epygi, Pandora for Interoperability

SIP-based VoIP phone supplier snom Technology AG has added Epygi Technologies Ltd. and Pandora Networks as two more partners with which its solutions can interoperate. As Michael Knieling, CFO and executive vice president at snom, noted, the small and medium business customers that snom caters to want ease of use in their VoIP solutions, and […]

Sony Security Cameras Work With Motorola Mesh

As part of a reseller agreement with Motorola Inc., Sony Electronics said at CTIA Wireless its IPELA SNC-RX550N/W-MT and SNC-RX550N/B-MT security cameras now work with Motorola’s MOTOMESH technology, which supports up to four radio networks in one access point, and Motorola’s Mesh Enabled Architecture (MEA), a wireless network that maximizes performance and bandwidth efficiency. Sony […]

QUALCOMM, Samsung Demo FLO Technology

QUALCOMM Inc., a developer of CDMA technologies, and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. announced on Tuesday at CTIA they will conduct a live, over-the-air demonstration of FLO technology during this weeks expo in Las Vegas. The demonstration will mark the first public showing of FLO technology on a UMTS handset; it will feature multiple channels of […]

Siemens Communications Names New Executive

Siemens Communications Inc. yesterday named Berndt Baumgartl its new president and CEO. Baumgartl succeeds Andy Mattes, who has left the company, and will serve on the Siemens Communications board. Baumgartl joined Siemens AG in Munich, Germany in July of 1986, where he held management positions in the Defense Electronics Group until late 1993. He then […]

Big Brains Need Big Pipes

Traditionally a big hardware show, SUPERCOMM has taken on a new look - something akin to the Consumer Electronics Show - in its final incarnation. Of course, this is an exaggeration, but certainly CPE and mobility devices were displayed en masse in booths emblazoned with the trapping of MTV-esque mass marketing - bold graphics, electronic music and dancing. […]

Conferencing Systems

Posted: 04/2005 Conferencing Systems POLYCOM BOOSTS SOUNDSTATION CAPABILITIES Hosting a conference call will feel like talking with people just across the table now that Polycom Inc.’s latest conferencing phone, the SoundStation2, features twice the loudness and 50 percent better microphone reception than the original SoundStation. Polycoms upgraded SoundStation phone captures voices from 10 feet away. […]

Not Necessarily News

Posted: 11/2001 Opinion Not Necessarily News Overheard… during a panel discussion covering “Partner Collaboration and Programs” at the Channels Partners Show in Washington D.C….“… by next year, 100 percent of our new business will be through partners … We know you guys are the eyes in front of the customers.”–Bob Loftus, vice president partner programs, […]

Business News – Lucent Unveils Optics Minus Fiber

Posted: 09/1999 Lucent Unveils Optics Minus Fiber By Peter Lambert Telecommunications carriers soon may be able to take the fiber out of local fiber optic economics, thanks to WaveStar OpticAir, an over-the-air optical laser technology introduced by Lucent Technologies Inc. on July 14. By next March, Murray Hill, N.J.-based Lucent promises to deliver an initial […]

Interlopers?

Posted: 10/1997 Interlopers? Shifting technological paradigms can be quite hazardous. Steam engines replacing sails, transistors usurping vacuum tubes and the development of the integrated circuit and microprocessor are examples of paradigm shifts that destroyed whole industries and replaced them. Needless to say, industry-leading companies rarely survive such shifts. It isn’t clear yet whether client-server architecture […]

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