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VoIP

 (vē′ō′ī′pē′, voip)
n.
A communications protocol for transmitting telephone calls over a computer network, especially the internet.

[V(oice) o(ver) IP.]

VoIP

(vɔɪp)
n
1. (Computer Science) informal Voice over Internet Protocol: a system for converting analogue signals to digital so that telephone calls may be made over the internet
2. (Telecommunications) informal Voice over Internet Protocol: a system for converting analogue signals to digital so that telephone calls may be made over the internet
Translations

VoIP

abbr of voice over Internet protocolVoive over IP nt (Transport von Sprachdaten mittels Internetprotokoll)
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Coms Express is said to stock products from both leading and specialist manufacturers in the VoIP industry, including: Terminal Adapters to connect home phones to broadband routers; USB phone handsets for use with computers; Wi-Fi and GSM/Wi-Fi handsets for mobile users; PBX connectors; as well as routers, phone adapters and cables.
Made by relatively unknown company IPEVO and available from Dabs.com for pounds 30, the Free-1 Skype USB Phone is available in black or white and comes with programmable buttons and 10 ringtones.
In addition Clean Plus 3.0 has been enhanced with the USB Phone Preamp, a device that connects the record player directly to the computer without the need for a stereo amplifier or even a plug connector - the power supply for the device comes via the USB connection.
The handset is a cordless USB phone which works with Skype via the USB port on a computer, and also connects to a regular telephone socket.
The D-Link Skype USB phone adaptor has been unveiled by D-Link, a provider of networking and communication solutions, and Skype, an Internet communications company.
As part of the distribution agreement, eCOST.com will add Voiceglo's USB phone product and GloPhone VoIP service to its online inventory, allowing consumers and small businesses to conveniently sign up for Voiceglo's services and buy the corresponding hardware at the same time.
iPHONE KEYRING USB PHONE CHARGER pounds 6.95 www.gadgets.
PC Mall will also offer Voiceglo's USB phone, which allows users to simply plug into their PC and make phone calls over the Internet through Voiceglo's PC and Web-based GloPhone service.
This contract involves the supply of * Lot 1: Voice Gateways SONUS, maintenance contracts, training* Lot 2: PC Accessories (Micro Headset (Microphone Audio) Webcam; personal Octopus, USB Phone)* Lot 3: Accessory videoconferencing for small meeting room
iPHONE KEYRING USB PHONE CHARGER pounds 6.95 www.gadgets.co.uk We've all been there: desperate to make a call but with a flat battery and no power socket in sight.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-10 January 2006-New D-Link Skype USB phone adaptor unveiled(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
It also has double disc brakes, 36V 7.5ah Lithium ion battery with detachable battery box and USB phone charging features.