The Consumer Adoption Curve of WebRTC is Just Beginning

If you keep up with WebRTC news and analysis, you may have read Irwin Lazar’s “WebRTC Market Update” last Thursday. The overarching idea of the article seems to be that while WebRTC has yet to live up to the great deal of hype it’s received, it shouldn't be viewed in a negative light. Working for a company that sees a bright future for this technology, I wanted to dive deeper into the criticism to find answers.

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Topics: WebRTC, Business Technology

Working Remotely: Local Presence Through SIP and XMPP Communication

Earlier this week, Tim Cleves, Director of Sales at OnSIP, came across a relatively negative article about working remotely: "Working from home. Out of Sight, Out of Mind". While in some cases the negatives pointed out in this article may be true, e.g. that visibility creates the illusion of value, I believe it depends on the person and even more on the company.

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Topics: Business Technology, Office Management

OnSIP reviews the Konftel 300IP Conference Phone

A customer recently asked us if we could recommend to him something other than a Polycom for his conference room. I realized then that we hadn't really looked into conferencing solutions from other manufacturers, and the team immediately sought out to remedy that.

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Topics: Business Technology

OnSIP reviews the Invoxia NVX 610

As there's been some buzz lately around reinventing the desk phone, we here at OnSIP pledged to review some of the latest desk phones with mobile convergence. Accordingly, Leo has recently written an Invoxia NVX 610 review. Some highlights: At $599, the Invoxia NVX610 must be paired with an iOS devices to work. The device comes with an Invoxia application that combines SIP and Skype. While the NVX 610 has one of the most simplistic and unusual designs we’ve ever seen for a VoIP phone, we can't consider it yet a "next generation phone." Find out why here.

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Topics: Business Technology

Mobile OnSIP on the OQO PC

I was luck enough to be sent a test OQO pocket PC computer today by my good friend Huan Le. The OQO model 02 is a full Windows Vista PC shrunk down to minute proportions. The OQO is tiny, 6" by 3" by 1", yet it has a full slide-out keyboard and a big bright touch screen (via digital pen).

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Topics: Business Technology

The End of Walled Gardens

This weekend I spent three hours trying to "hack" an AUX port into my car radio. I stood in amazement looking at the jumble of wires and proprietary cable connections. There are "standards" for audio connections, but apparently auto manufacturers have never heard of them.

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Topics: Business Technology