January 07, 2008 10:00 ET

IPEVO Enhances the IP Experience at CES 2008

Extends Support for a Broader Range of VoIP Applications

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 7, 2008) - IPEVO, a leading manufacturer of experience-driven Internet devices, today unveiled its plan to extend its support to a broader range of VoIP applications and devices that enhance the overall Experience over IP. The company is launching several products at 2008 International CES, including the VoIP Conference Station, an update to IPEVO's award-winning conferencing device designed to integrate seamlessly with business quality Internet Communications.

After spinning off from PChome Online in July 2007, IPEVO has continued to expand its iconic line of best-selling Skype hardware. IPEVO products have received numerous international design awards and recognitions, including 2006 & 2007 iF Product Design Awards, 2006 Reddot Design Award, 2006 Good Design Award (G-mark). The company was also named to the prestigious "Red Herring 100 Asia" list. IPEVO plans to continue developing award-winning Skype products, while extending its reach into SIP-based VoIP and other Internet Experience products.

"Voice is an essential element of the Internet experience, but it's not the only way people connect and communicate," said Ed Lucero, VP & general manager of IPEVO North America. "Starting by expanding our support for various VoIP platforms, we're going to broaden the way people experience the Internet with solutions that help us naturally interact over the web and fit seamlessly into our everyday lives."

Highlights for CES include:

--  PoV Web Camera: a detachable viewing tool that gives users the freedom
    to capture and share images and video from any angle and vantage point.
    With a pen-like form factor, PoV encourages picking up and pointing, so
    users can effortlessly share the world around them over the Internet.
--  VoIP Conference Station: Optimized specifically for VoIP, the
    conference station delivers a business quality teleconference experience
    over the Internet. The device is universally compatible with most Internet
    communication applications, including Skype, Google Talk, Windows Live
    Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, AOL, iChat, and enterprise VoIP Systems such
    as Microsoft Office Communicator, Avaya one-X Deskphone Edition, Cisco IP
    Communicator, and Nortel MCS Client.
--  FREE.1, IPEVO's award-winning USB handset, now integrated with
    Microsoft Office Communicator and Avaya one-X Deskphone Edition. At CES,
    IPEVO will demonstrate FREE.1 running with Avaya and Microsoft Office
    Communicator solutions.
--  Universal VoIP Handset that makes Internet calling as easy and clear
    as using a regular telephone. The IPEVO Universal VoIP Handset provides an
    intuitive and hassle-free VoIP experience via all major Internet
    communication applications.


IPEVO will be launching the PoV webcam, along with new VoIP products, at CES 2008 in Las Vegas from January 7-10. Stop by IPEVO's booth (South 1 #20613) to experience their latest products or to make a free Skype call anywhere in the world for free from six calling stations using IPEVO's award-winning SOLO desktop internet phone for superb voice quality. For more information about IPEVO at CES, visit


What you experience, you believe -- IPEVO creates Internet devices that expand and enhance the overall Experience over the Internet. Renowned for its iconic line of best-selling VoIP and Skype hardware, IPEVO has established a reputation for innovating award-wining designs and affordable products to help make the Internet a better place for what matters most -- connecting, communicating, and sharing with the world around us. For more information, visit

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