VCXC - Voice Communication Exchange Committee - is a Washington, DC based nonprofit startup working to speed the transition to all-IP networks and upgrade core voice service to HD. The clock started for a six year all hands on deck transformation of telecom at the June 15, 2012 IP Transition as Grand Challenge event. Here's the video from Dan of AT&T launch in Chicago. Daniel Berninger is a Washington, DC based independent communication architect. Daniel's work started with the original assessment of VoIP at Bell Laboratories in 1995, technical contributions to the founding of Free World Dialup in 1996, and continued at VocalTec Communications where he led the first VoIP deployments at Verizon, HP, and NASA. He won a VON Pioneer Award as co-founder of the VON Coalition. Daniel also led the founding teams, created the business model, and recruited the CEO's for ITXC, and Vonage. Dan's last visit was regarding the HC Voice Nova Trial.
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inancial institutions across the country report that they are tracking what appears to be a series of credit card breaches involving Goodwill locations nationwide. For its part, Goodwill Industries International Inc. says it is working with theU.S. Secret Service on an investigation into these reports.
New York Daily News Swamped with last-minute comments on net neutrality, FCC extends deadline PCWorld The Federal Communications Commission's Web comments form crashed Tuesday morning in the hours before the agency's first deadline for submitting...
In June, Interactive Intelligence announced PureCloud, its new cloud-based communications, collaboration and customer engagement suite. Many people already associate Interactive as a cloud company because of its early mover success...
Can we keep government’s hands off the technology frontier? I like to think it makes sense that libertarianism—or classical liberal ideas--would resonate in places like Silicon Valley; that techies could and should make a powerful, united case for “Separation of Technology and State." Alas, many are capital-D Democrats. Of course, libertarians tend to [...]
Whether on the phone, gaming, in a Hangout or video conference, at your desk or in a call-center, a headset is the optimal way to both hear and be heard clearly. They may not be glamorous, but they’re important. Yet the players in that business have been relatively unchanged for a long time. That is, until recently. For VUC489 on Friday, July 18th we will be joined by Dave Petricig, Sales Director for North America of ADDASOUND. This Danish company was founded by a team of talented engineers and designers with a history of contract work for well-known companies, including Jabra. Dave has a long history in telecom, including roles at Kubi, Logitech, VXI and ClearOne. He will present the companies current product range, some of which we have been trying over the past few weeks.
The new anti-surveillance technologies recently called for by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is much needed to ensure individuals' privacy and protection from government, Yan Zhu, a San-Francisco based staff technologist at Electronic Frontier Foundation, told RIA-Novosti Tuesday.
Truphone Launches Version 5.4.2 of Its VoIP and Messaging App on Android TruTower After releasing a newer UI for iOS users earlier this month, Truphone's VoIP app on Android is due for an update as well.
I’ve long recommended that small business owners and others concerned about malware-driven bank account takeovers consider adopting a “Live CD” solution, which is a free and relatively easy way of temporarily converting your Windows PC into a Linux...
While you consider which 802.11ac router to buy, the industry is working hard to render it obsolete. Here's what to expect in the next few years, as engineers tease more bandwidth and faster transmission speeds out of Wi-Fi.