SOURCE: Trinity Convergence

March 12, 2008 09:16 ET

Trinity Convergence to Demonstrate Its IP Multimedia Solution in iRobot® ConnectR™ Virtual Visiting Robot

VeriCall Edge® Embedded Multimedia Software From Trinity Convergence Provides Voice and Video Over IP Communications

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Focused on helping accelerate the design and development of innovative IP-based multimedia communications, Trinity Convergence today announced that it will be demonstrating the iRobot® ConnectR™ Virtual Visiting Robot at the Spring VON.x conference in San Jose, March 17-20.

Combining the latest in IP-based communications and robot technology, the iRobot ConnectR will allow users to virtually visit with loved ones, relatives, pets or view remote locations anytime the user chooses. The ConnectR joins a host of products, including personal media players, video phones, VoIP phones, multimedia tablets and other IP-connected communication devices, that incorporate the VeriCall Edge IP multimedia software and PEG® graphical user interface (GUI) development tools from Trinity Convergence.

"Innovative consumer electronics companies such as iRobot are helping move voice and video over IP well beyond traditional phone-based applications," stated Ajit Pendse, President and CEO of Trinity Convergence. "We were excited about the opportunity to work with the world's leading consumer robotics company and to help them deliver such a unique offering."

"Trinity Convergence is a valuable solution partner as they delivered a comprehensive multimedia solution including the software user interface design and the IP multimedia software for remotely connecting and enabling our customers to communicate -- from wherever they are," said Colin Angle, co-founder and CEO of iRobot. "The company's expertise in embedded multimedia software will allow us to offer customers a reliable and user-friendly platform for delivering voice and video over IP services in a variety of applications."

See a Demo at Spring VON

Trinity Convergence will be demonstrating the iRobot ConnectR at its booth (# 1414) in the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose on March 18 and 19. Representatives from Trinity Convergence and iRobot will be on hand for demonstrations and to answer questions. To schedule time for a demo or meeting at VON.x email von2008@trinityconvergence.com or call 1 (919) 433-7000.

VeriCall Edge -- Accelerating Innovation

VeriCall Edge software provides a turnkey VoIP solution that allows OEMs and ODMs to streamline product development and accelerate their time-to-market. VeriCall Edge provides advanced functionality into a high-performance and tightly integrated software platform that enables the delivery of feature-rich, two-way voice and video over IP functionality in consumer devices. VeriCall Edge software is licensed by some of the world's leading consumer electronics OEMs and original design manufacturers (ODMs) for use in the following products:

     -- VoIP & Videophones             -- Voice/Video over WiFi Phones
     -- Remote IP Video Monitoring     -- Multimedia tablets
     -- Dual-mode GSM/VoWiFi Phones    -- VoIP-enabled Intercoms and PMPs

PEG Graphics Software

The PEG family of graphical user interface (GUI) development solutions provides a full-featured graphics software suite and toolkit for embedded developers creating sophisticated graphic applications in Automotive, Consumer Electronics and Medical Imaging devices.

PEG software enables development of compelling embedded graphics by supporting high-color depths and delivering advanced graphics features. PEG software accelerates product development by offering an easy-to-use and proven graphics software solution that allows rapid prototyping hosted on Windows and Linux / X11 platforms, while targeting a wide range of embedded real-time operating systems (RTOSes) and embedded processors.

About Trinity Convergence

Trinity Convergence is a leading developer of embedded software solutions for the Automotive, Communications, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Controls and Medical device markets. The company provides highly integrated software solutions designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) accelerate their product development cycles. The company's embedded VoIP software and graphical user interface (GUI) development tools offer a competitive advantage to manufacturers by providing highly-integrated solutions and the flexibility to run across a variety of operating systems and microprocessors. Trinity Convergence is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, USA and maintains product development and engineering offices in Port Huron, USA; Pune, India; and Cambridge, UK. For more information, visit www.trinityconvergence.com.

VeriCall, VeriCall Edge and PEG are registered trademarks 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, Partner & Marketing Programs
    Trinity Convergence
    919-433-7005
    Email Contact