The exponential growth rate we’re accustomed to powering the ongoing surge of technology and human knowledge shed a little direct focus on Voice over IP today.  VoIP’s been all over the news:

Ooma Provides Real-Time Emergency Alerts With New 911 Notifications Feature

  • Ooma Premier subscribers can enter up to three email addresses or mobile phone numbers for notifications.
  • Ooma 911 Notifications will then send alert messages to specified recipients the very moment 911 is called from the subscriber’s Ooma phone number.
  • Great for when kids are home alone or with a babysitter, or you’re concerned about aging parents.

LogMeIn Debuts iPad and iPhone VoIP Options for Free Screen Sharing Service –  join.me

  • LogMeIn’s free screen-sharing service, join.me, adds new iPad and iPhone capabilities to simplify collaboration with mobile colleagues and customers.

David Sims at TMC has reported that Grandstream is giving away a free VoIP phone and IP Camera via Facebook:

Officials of Grandstream, which sells IP video and surveillance products, want to show you — yes, you — how IP allows Grandstream products to work together, and they want to do it by giving away their GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phone AND GXV3615 Cube IP Camera.

To be eligible for the drawing, simply “like” them on Facebook before May 31, at facebook.com/GrandstreamNetworksInc. That puts your name in the drawing. The winner will be announced June 1.

The Grandstream GXV3140 Multimedia Phone:

  • Blends state-of-art real time video conference capability with a number of popular Web and social networking applications (such as Web browsing, IM with

David Sims at TMC has reported that Grandstream is giving away a free VoIP phone and IP Camera via Facebook

“Officials of Grandstream, which sells IP video and surveillance products, want to show you — yes, you — how IP allows Grandstream products to work together, and they want to do it by giving away their GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phone AND GXV3615 Cube IP Camera.

To be eligible for the drawing, simply “like” them on Facebook (News – Alert) before May 31, at facebook.com/GrandstreamNetworksInc. That puts your name in the drawing. The winner will be announced June 1.

 The Grandstream GXV3140 Multimedia Phone:

  • Blends state-of-art real time video conference capability with a number of popular Web and social networking applications (such as Web browsing, IM

AudioCodes Gateways are now being used in conjunction with Blackberry to provide mobile voice over Wi-Fi.

By Integrating AudioCodes Mediant line of gateways with BlackBerry’s Mobile Voice System 5 (MVS), businesses can extend their IP PBX phone systems to BlackBerry smartphones.

For further details about BlackBerry MVS 5 integration with phone systems via AudioCodes, click here.…

For Apple’s triple threat ACTi is now providing a surveillance app for use on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod:

ACTi MobileGo! allows you to view and control cameras on iPhone, iPad, and iPod. It provides easy access to live video and playback of recorded video for remote and real-ACTi MobileGO!time surveillance applications.

ACTi MobileGO! is available on iTunes and features:

  • Access to your ACTi IP cameras anytime, anywhere.
  • Pan, Tilt and Zoom (PTZ) control for ACTi PTZ cameras, including presets.
  • Live viewing with pre-defined layouts. 
  • Configurable Settings with optional resolutions of 640×480 to 320×240.
  • Save camera image to iPhone of iPad.
  • Search and Playback video with time and event-based search functions.


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