New 911 rules on the way, another way to make VoIP calls on cell phone

The FCC is forging ahead with new 911 rules including technology-neutral location ID requirements and automatic location identification for VoIP services that can be used at multiple locations. TCMnet's Mae Kowalke connects the dots between Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Microsoft's software-centric unified communications model. (You've been holding your breath for this, I know). And while we're getting geeky here, motherboard manufacturer MSI is building in a phone adapter for … [Read more...]

Plantronics Unveils VoIP Headset

The CS50-USB is headset manufacturer's first foray into VoIP and comes on the heels of its announcement that it will be working closely with softphone developer XTen to provide integrated products. Estimated retail price? $300. Ouch! … [Read more...]