January 23, 2008 11:00 ET

IPEVO Makes Internet Telephony "Second Nature"

Extends Support for Award-Winning Devices to a Broader Range of VoIP Applications -- Giving Consumers a Seamless, Natural IP Experience

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - IPEVO, a leading manufacturer of experience-driven Internet devices, continued to broaden its support for Voice over IP (VoIP) applications and devices that enhance the overall Experience over IP. Targeting TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO East 2008, held in Miami, Florida from January 23-25, IPEVO ensures that consumers everywhere get the most out of their VoIP services, with a line of award-winning Internet devices for business and consumer applications.

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. The company 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). IPEVO'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 is making the benefits of VoIP a reality for everyday consumers, and not just the early adopters and technologically savvy. For example, our Desktop Skype Phone makes placing a Skype call as easy and familiar as placing a regular phone call. Users no longer need to power up their computer to place an Internet call," explained Ed Lucero, VP & general manager of IPEVO North America. "The IPEVO philosophy is that smart and careful design takes the complexity out of technology -- essentially making it second nature."

Highlights for ITEXPO include:

- USB handset: The slim and compact design of IPEVO's USB handset has won numerous international design awards and recognitions. The phone delivers exceptional sound quality and seamless integration with Skype software and other VoIP applications.

- Portable speakerphone: A three-in-one device, the portable speakerphone offers exceptional sound quality in both handset and speakerphone modes. The device 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. Light and compact, the portable speakerphone provides business quality conferencing over Skype for business users on the go.

- Desktop Skype phone: This stand-alone phone gives users the freedom to place and receive Skype calls without a computer. The desktop phone is equipped with an RJ-45 Ethernet connector to work wherever a broadband Internet connection is available. It features a sleek black body with a black or white handset, an easy-to-read 2.4" TFT color LCD display, as well as a built-in speakerphone.

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes Customer Inter@ction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 5,200 most visited Web sites in the world by*, TMCnet serves three million unique visitors each month. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, and Call Center 2.0 Conference and Green Technology World Conference. For more information about TMC, visit (* is an company that ranks Web sites by their traffic levels. Neither nor is affiliated with TMCnet.) For more information about TMC, 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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