Voice over IP, IP telephony, Hosted IP Telephony
Mobile operators are transitioning to VoLTE, a technology that will incorporate voice over IP (VoIP) onto the mobile data channel. However, there are other alternatives for mobile VoIP blossom over the years, including mobile apps offered by “over the top” (OTT) VoIP providers (such as Vonage and Skype), landline VoIP carriers (such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable) and Internet portal providers including Google, Yahoo!, and others.
Alcatel-Lucent has launched a new software platform designed to cut the cost and complexity of embedding and integrating voice, video, and messaging services into any application. “Rapport” is intended to enable the communications network as a platform that offers “contextual communications” where services such as voice, chat, video conferencing and sharing become functions available to any application, website or connected object.
Webtorials has just completed the data collection phase for the 2015 WebRTC State-of-the-Market report, and we have found that IT managers are notably more familiar with WebRTC this year than last.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise recently announced enhancements to its OpenTouch Suite designed to help a broader group of businesses adopt unified communications.
Digium announced the official launch of “Respoke” on their blog today, offering a cloud platform designed to enable communications for web and mobile applications. Respoke provides an API so developers can add live voice, video, messaging, and data services as to other applications; the platform is intended to allow communications feature development in a matter of days.
Panasonic has introduced the KX-NS700, a compact hybrid communications platform optimized for the SMB market. Its features are based on the KX-NS1000 IP Communications Server. Supporting up to 288 extensions with optional expansion units, the unit is designed to help businesses transition to IP in an increasingly mobile and evolving business environment.
Microsoft is hoping it can make droning business meetings a little more productive.
The company on Wednesday introduced the new Surface Hub, an 84-inch touchscreen 4K display equipped with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and built-in microphones and cameras.
Editeur d’une solution de tchat texte, audio et vidéo pour les sites d’e-commerce, le Français VideoDesk a levé 4,8 millions de dollars pour multiplier sa force de frappe à l’international. Une enveloppe apportée par plusieurs business angels (Jérome Camblain, Bertrand Meunier, Bertrand Mabille, Didier Chambard), le fonds régional de co- investissement de la région Ile-de-France (FRCI) géré par CapDécisif et la BPI.
Google and Avaya are chasing companies seeking to install or upgrade call center systems, promising them easier and more affordable deployments via Chromebooks and a WebRTC interface to the Avaya customer support software.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has added to its unified communications portfolio with its OpenTouch Suite for SMB, targeting the small- and medium-sized business. New features include simplified SIP support, BYOD solutions, and a flexible cloud approach.