VoIP Chip for Analog Telephone Adapters Launched by AudioCodes

AudioCodes, a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, Jungo Ltd., a leading provider of residential, SOHO and SMB gateways software and Legerity, the "V" in VoIP!, announced the release of a new VoIP chip with fully integrated software and hardware reference design called Tulip AC494 ATA, targeted at Original Equipment Manufacturer's and Original Design Manufacturer's, designers of Analog Telephony Adapters and Broadband Access devices (xDSL, cable, wireless, FTTH) seeking to add VoIP capabilities to their products. The Tulip AC494 ATA allows vendors to effectively improve their time-to-market, while minimizing their development risk, by utilizing AudioCodes' and Jungo's significant experience in voice and data applications and Legerity's versatile VE880 VoicePort Series.

The Tulip AC494 ATA fulfills a strong demand for a full, low-cost VoIP solution in the residential and SOHO markets. In its basic configuration it integrates two 10/100 baseT Ethernet ports and one to four VoIP ports, with two FXS analog interfaces. The Tulip AC494 ATA can also support various configurations of FXS and FXO ports, optimized for the customer's need, using pin and software compatible devices from Legerity's VE880 VoicePort Series. This "ready-to-go" small footprint module ensures easy deployment into vendor systems. It can be specifically tailored to customer requirements by utilizing Jungo's flexible and configurable software. The combination of AudioCodes' and Jungo's capabilities enables a powerful entry into the marketplace.

"With the rapid deployment of Voice over IP in the world, more and more companies are looking to add voice capabilities to their products, while maintaining and improving their data capabilities", said Shaul Weissman, Vice President, VoIP processors and modules Business Line Manager at AudioCodes. "Combining our VoIP chip and proven voice quality with Jungo's excellent data solutions and Legerity's high performance VE880 VoicePort Series, gives us a winning combination for the market".

"Integrating Jungo's market leading OpenRG software platform with the award winning VoIP solutions from AudioCodes creates a compelling offering for OEMs." Said Yaal Eshel, Jungo's Director of Sales and Business Development, Europe and the Middle East. "The highly integrated design will help OEMs bring to market high quality ATAs and voice gateways in the shortest time possible"

"Legerity's VE880 VoicePort devices are revolutionizing the VoIP industry. They allow designers to create reference designs with groundbreaking performance at the industry's lowest total system BOMs," said Mike Stibila, vice-president of marketing and applications at Legerity. "The Tulip AC494 ATA design maximizes the features of the VE880 Series and is propelling the VoIP market forward with the high performance/low cost design necessary for residential and SOHO VoIP market saturation."

The Tulip AC494 ATA is currently available in selected configurations with an estimated Bill of Material of under $25.

AudioCodes will showcase it's newly introduced reference design at VON Fall in Boston, MA. from September 19th through 22nd, 2005 in booth #515

Posted on Sep 14, 2005  Reviews | Share |  Digg
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