Calypso Wireless, Inc. have completed a demonstration with Ecutel of its dual mode C1250i Wi-Fi-GSM-GPRS VoIP cellular phone. Calypso's mobile phone, which according to the company utilizes the Microsoft VoIP SIP Client, was able to successfully interconnect with CISCO Systems (CSCO) networking equipment using Ecutel telephony network systems.
The dual mode, Wi-Fi / GSM-GPRS handsets C1250i runs on an Intel PXA chipset solution. The phone was firstly announced in 2003, but it is now being tested on real life networks.
The company's technology provides a system that enables Mobile Carriers and Internet Service Providers to identify and authenticate the mobile user. This creates a platform for revenue sharing between the companies and increased revenues for them by delivering new added services such as two-way, real-time video conferencing on Calypso's cellular phone using Calypso's ASNAP technology.
"We expect contracts for the delivery of our products such as Calypso's Dual Band Wi-Fi-GSM-GPRS VoIP cellular phone, Calypso's WiFi only phone and Calypso's GSM only tri band Smart Phone. Telecom Operators should expect an increase in revenues and broaden their user base by offering new functionalities and services such as broadband connectivity, VoIP, multimedia video streaming and network-based gaming applications," says Alfredo Sarrazin, Vice President of Sales of Calypso Wireless Inc.
The C1250i's browser can be used both inside and outside a Wireless LAN, and users always have access to the Internet, through the network or cellular connections. The handset's battery lasts about 4 hours for VoIP calls. The Calypso C1250i comes with headphones (Mini Stereo Jack), a cradle with USB ActiveSync Cable and AC adapter.
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