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Real-Time VoIP Comes to the iPhone

Global IP Solutions (GIPS) enables voice over IP (VoIP) for Apple's iPhone

"The popularity of the iPhone, along with the emergence of various applications and faster connectivity, makes it an ideal platform for developing applications that incorporate quality real-time VoIP," said Emerick Woods, CEO of Global IP Solutions (GIPS), as GIPS yesterday announced that it is enabling voice over IP (VoIP) for Apple's iPhone.

"We are excited to enable the iPhone with VoIP capabilities and lead the mobile communications market with our voice processing technology,"
Woods continued. "With GIPS VoiceEngine Mobile, we are providing the capabilities that turn voice into IP packets so they can be transmitted via Wi-Fi, making it easier for applications developers to come to market quickly with integrated VoIP applications."

"GIPS technology is second-to-none," he enthused, "and we're excited to introduce our award-winning VoiceEngine to the increasingly popular iPhone application development community."

A highly competitive and exploding market, a recent Strategy Analytics forecast reports that 297 million mobile phones were shipped worldwide in the second quarter of 2008, an increase of 15 percent year-on-year. According to Apple the demand for the new 3G iPhone has been enormous: it sold more than one million during the weekend the phone launched, in mid-July.

GIPS VoiceEngines have been downloaded more than any other voice engine worldwide, enabling consumers and businesses to enjoy high-quality IP-based communications, even under adverse network conditions.

 

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