January 16, 2008 11:00 ET

IPEVO Enhances the IP Experience for Mac Users

Extends Support for a Broader Range of VoIP Applications

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - January 16, 2008) - IPEVO, a leading manufacturer of experience-driven Internet devices, continue to broaden its support for Voice over IP (VoIP) applications and devices that enhance the overall Experience over IP. Targeting the MacWorld Conference & Expo held in San Francisco from January 14-18, IPEVO ensures that Mac users worldwide get the most out of their VoIP services, with a line of award-winning, enterprise-class, Mac-compatible Internet devices.

IPEVO has established a reputation for developing products that seamlessly integrate into users' lifestyles -- winning 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's longstanding experience in voice technology delivers exceptional sound quality, suppressing noise and interference to make Internet Telephony crystal clear for both personal and business use. IPEVO plans to continue developing its iconic line of best-selling Skype hardware, while extending its reach into SIP-based VoIP and other Internet Experience products.

Highlights for Mac users include:

--  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 Desk phone Edition, Cisco IP
    Communicator, and Nortel MCS Client.
--  The slim and compact design sound of IPEVO's USB handset has won
    numerous international design awards and recognitions. The phone delivers
    exceptional quality and seamless integration with Skype software, as well
    as with Microsoft Office Communicator and Avaya one-X Desk phone Edition.
--  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.
--  Portable speakerphone: Designed to make Skype a practical reality for
    business users, IPEVO's portable speakerphone is a three-in-one device that
    offers exceptional sound quality in both handset and speakerphone modes.
    Light and compact, the device has conferencing capability that's ideal for
    business users. The speakerphone's versatility provides business quality
    conferencing over Skype on the go. The phone can be used in an upright
    stance as a personal speakerphone for hands-free calling, flat on a desktop
    for group conferencing, or held in handset mode for private conversations.

"Mac users are always looking for the perfect blend of form and function. At IPEVO, we take a very user-centric approach to product development that keeps an eye on both aesthetics and performance," said Ed Lucero, VP & general manager of IPEVO North America. "The IPEVO philosophy is that smart design takes the complexity out of technology -- essentially making it second nature."

About Macworld Conference & Expo

Macworld Conference & Expo is the world's most comprehensive Macintosh OS event, showcasing products and services for professionals involved in media and creative content development for corporate and home applications, as well as for consumers using the Mac at home.


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

Skype is a trademark of Skype Limited. Other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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