SOURCE: Trinity Convergence

August 07, 2006 06:00 ET

Trinity Convergence Enriches VoIP Experience With Introduction of Hi-Fidelity Voice & Advanced Video Platform

VoIP Software Provider Trinity Convergence Announces Availability of VeriCall Edge™ 3.0 Hi-Fidelity Voice + Video Over IP Platform

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 7, 2006 -- Addressing the need of consumer electronics manufacturers to deliver premium VoIP products, Trinity Convergence today announced the availability of the industry's first completely integrated Hi-Fidelity VoIP and advanced H.264 video phone software platform.

The VeriCall Edge 3.0 Hi-Fidelity software platform re-defines the consumer VoIP experience by providing wideband voice processing technology that delivers voice quality superior to what is being delivered over today's PSTN and VoIP networks.

"Premium voice and video services extend VoIP's low-cost value proposition to encompass high-quality and easy-to-use personal communication devices," stated Ajit Pendse, CEO of Trinity Convergence. "The VeriCall Edge platform allows OEMs to standardize on a single VoIP software platform across their entire product portfolio, streamlining product development and accelerating time-to-market."

Hi-Fidelity -- VoIP Beyond Price

Consumers, Enterprises and Telecommunications service providers will be able to take advantage of the platform's wideband voice codecs; music codecs; and support for advanced H.264 video compression technology to create a more powerful communications experience that delivers rich media services and natural sounding audio.

The VeriCall Edge 3.0 Hi-Fidelity software platform from Trinity Convergence provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) a comprehensive software platform for designing an array of wired and WiFi VoIP-enabled devices capable of offering premium voice and video services.

VeriCall Edge -- A Comprehensive Solution for VoIP Handsets

The VeriCall Edge embedded software platform provides manufacturers not only with a premium VoIP solution, but it pre-integrates all of the key software components required for high quality, secure and reliable VoIP calling.

VeriCall Edge software streamlines product development by providing an IP communications platform that includes media processing, packet handling and network services functionality that is tightly integrated with a proven SIP software stack for call control. OEMs use VeriCall Edge to design and build high-quality and reliable VoIP and voice + video over IP (V2IP) capable devices including VoIP phones, WiFi phones, dual-mode handsets, video phones, VoIP routers and other VoIP-enabled personal communication devices.

VeriCall Edge Hi-Fidelity includes an integrated bundle of wideband codecs and stream processing software for impeccable quality and performance, including:

--  G.722.2 -- Often referred to as Adaptive Multi Rate -- Wideband (AMR-
    WB); a high-quality, wideband speed coding standard that provides superior
    speech quality over alternative narrowband codecs such as G.729, G.723.1
    and G.726.
    
--  MP3 -- (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3) digital audio encoding format that
    supports personalized ringtones; commonly used for the compression, storage
    and distribution of music files.
    
--  SP-MIDI -- (Scalable Polyphony Musical Instrument Digital Interface)
    enables access to a wide array of ringtones; the SP-MIDI decoder defines a
    means for making content scalable across devices that support a varying
    range of notes/melodies.
    
--  RTSP -- Real Time Streaming Protocol per RFC 2326; supports client
    control of streaming media such as "play" and "pause" in real time.
    
An Advanced Video Phone Solution

VeriCall Edge provides support for the industry's leading video compression and processing technologies, including H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC), MPEG-4 and H.263. The integration of video into VoIP phones creates a more realistic user experience and supports the addition of new services including one-to-one and three-way video conferencing; remote video surveillance and support for streaming video in real-time.

VeriCall Edge software is ported to a variety of silicon platforms that support video capabilities in both WiFi and wired phone applications. Video support includes VGA, CIF, QCIF and SQCIF resolutions of up to 30 frames per second video.

Availability and More Information

VeriCall Edge 3.0 is available immediately, contact sales@trinityconvergence.com for more information or visit www.trinityconvergence.com.

About Trinity Convergence

Trinity Convergence provides integrated software solutions for delivering voice and video services over IP networks to manufacturers of communications equipment and consumer electronics. The company's VeriCall® family of embedded software products speeds the time-to-market and reduces overall costs by streamlining the design, development and testing of voice and video equipment for converged services. Trinity Convergence is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, with regional offices throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, visit www.trinityconvergence.com

VeriCall Edge is a trademark of Trinity Convergence, Inc. All other products or services referenced may be trademarks or service marks of their respective companies or organizations.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Jeff Schline
    Director of Marketing Communications
    Trinity Convergence
    +1 (919) 433-7005
    Email Contact