|[November 07, 2012]
SPIRIT DSP Powers New LG U+ Video Calling Service
MOSCOW --(Business Wire)--
DSP, the world's #1 voice and video over IP engines provider serving
more than 1 billion users in 100+ countries, has announced today that
Korean service provider, LG
U+, a subsidiary of LG Group, has selected SPIRIT's TeamSpirit®
Voice&Video Engine Mobile to power a new video calling
service. LG U+ is the third largest carrier in South Korea.
The new LG U+ service enables subscribers to make voice and video calls
using Samsung (News - Alert) Galaxy Player. LG U+ offers its subscribers media players
with special preinstalled application. It includes a telephone number
that allows Samsung Galaxy Player users to throw their landline phones
overboard. Calls between Galaxy Players are free, and LG U+ expects the
main source of revenue will be calls between Galaxy Player and mobile
and landline phones. Video calls from media player to another Galaxy
Player or cell phones are powered by TeamSpirit Voice & Video Engine
Mobile, which allows LG U+ to provide crystal-clear HD video quality.
The new service based on Samsung Galaxy Player has become popular among
LG U+ subscribers. SPIRIT experts expct that LG U+, which serves
millions of landline phone users, will soon have 500,000 subscribers of
its new service.
"LG U+, with its core approach of differentiation in technology
innovative, is a long-standing SPIRIT customer who has come to rely on
our technology to provide high quality VVoIP services to its
subscribers," said SPIRIT's VP Alex Kravchenko. "This well-timed launch
of this new service will help LG U+ bring in new subscribers and avoid
loss of revenue resulting from subscribers switching to OTT providers
like Skype (News - Alert) and Google. We're pleased that SPIRIT products allow our
operator customers to offer competitive solutions and hold their
leadership positions in this rapidly changing telecommunications market."
LG U+ already uses SPIRIT's TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engine to provide top
quality voice and video communication in its U+070 Mobile service.
SPIRIT engine technology can also be found in many other VVoIP services
and VVoIP-enabled devices in the Korean market, which is known for
pioneering breakthrough innovation in IP communications. SPIRIT software
is used by Korea Telecom, KT Tech, Acromate, iRiver, Samsung, LG-Dacom,
Seoul Commtech, Hyundai, LIG Nex1, Core Logic (News - Alert) etc.
TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engine is compatible with RCS-e and VoLTE
specifications. It includes resource-efficient voice and video codecs,
echo and noise suppression, advanced tools for stream protection and
adaptation to changes in network, execution and physical environments.
Apart from standard IMS codecs, SPIRIT offers industry leading IP-MR™
(IETF RFC 6262) adaptive and error-resilient HD voice coding technology
that has been selected by Tier1 service providers to deliver HD voice
communications to dozens of millions of users of their mobile VVoIP
About LG U+
The three LG Telecommunication companies make a new start under the name
"LG U+". The company was founded on the back of the successful
commercialization of the world's first CDMA technology in July 1996.
Since beginning the PCS service around the country in October 1997, the
company has continued to grow together with the customers and today, LG
Telecom, LG Dacom, and LG Powercom have combined to make a new start as
SPIRIT DSP is the world's #1 voice and video over IP engines provider,
serving more VoIP users than Skype. SPIRIT's innovative carrier-grade
voice and video software platform allows carriers, OEMs and software
developers to deliver superior quality and integrated VVoIP services for
telcos, cable and mobile service providers, enterprises, internet
portals and social networks. SPIRIT software platforms serve more than 1
billion users in over 100 countries, powering popular products from
Apple (News - Alert), Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Avaya, Blizzard, BT, China Mobile, Cisco,
Dialogic, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, KT, Kyocera, LG U+, Microsoft, NEC,
Oracle, Polycom, Samsung, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Viber, ZTE (News - Alert),
among 250+ others. SPIRIT's direct OEM customers jointly exceed 60
percent of the global smartphone market share. VideoMost.com is the
SPIRIT multi-point video-web-conferencing software, competing against
US-based Vidyo. For more information, visit www.spiritdsp.com.
TeamSpirit is a registered trademark and IP-MR is a trademark of SPIRIT
DSP. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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