PhoneFromHere.com Improves Audio Quality of VoIP Web Application
PhoneFromHere.com, providers of customized real-time verbal communication for Websites and social networks, announced today that they are working with Digium, Inc. The five-year agreement formalizes this relationship, which aims to improve and commercialize the embedded Java softphone created by Digium engineers.
“Digium continues to work closely with the development community which allows us to keep in tune with new innovations. Working with PhoneFromHere.com is another good example of this,” said Jim Webster, Director of Technology Partnerships at Digium. “PhoneFromHere.com has a specific expertise that will help Digium add value to another one of its many assets.”
The code will be used to empower PhoneFromHere.com’s verbal communication application. PhoneFromHere.com gives Web users the opportunity to leverage person-to-person (or person-to-group) speech within the context of a Website – increasing its traffic and stickiness by delivering worry-free, live voice chat opportunities. What makes PhoneFromHere.com different is that Web users are not required to download any software, surrender personal information, or even use a phone.
“The Digium code will greatly improve the audio quality of our technology. Plus, it comes from a prominent pedigree of code and developers that created the likes of Asterisk and IAX, among others,” said Tim Panton, founder and CEO, PhoneFromHere.com. “This opportunity presents the chance for us to contribute new ways to add value to a particular pre-existing asset of Digium’s.”
PhoneFromHere.com delivers instant, verbal communication to Web users and online communities with no requirement for the end-user to surrender personal information, use a phone or download any software. The service includes an end-user analysis and custom integration into an existing Website. PhoneFromHere.com gives Web users the opportunity to leverage person-to-person or person-to-group speech within the context of a Website – increasing its traffic and stickiness by delivering worry-free, live voice chat opportunities. PhoneFromHere.com is platform and browser agnostic. For more information, visit www.PhoneFromHere.com.
Digium, Inc., the Asterisk Company, created, owns and is the innovative force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. Since its founding in 1999, Digium has become the open source alternative to proprietary communication providers, with offerings that cost as much as 80 percent less. Digium offers Asterisk software free to the open source community and offers Asterisk Business Edition and Switchvox IP PBX Software to power a broad family of products for small, medium and large businesses. The company’s product line includes a wide range of hardware to enable resellers and customers to implement turnkey solutions or to design their own voice over IP (VoIP) systems. More information is available at www.digium.com.
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