Photos: Touring the floor at VON

Photos: Touring the floor at VON

Summary: This year's VON conference in San Jose, Calif., featured plenty of new gear designed to expand and enhance IP services.

TOPICS: Networking

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  • Unified Personal Communicator

    Also at the VON conference this week, Cisco Systems demonstrated products designed to help phone companies, wireless providers and cable operators offer a wide array of IP-based multimedia services to consumers and business customers. Featured products included a software application called Unified Personal Communicator, which allows users to see on their PCs or IP phones who is online.

  • Cisco's cell-to-Wi-Fi software

    Cisco explained how its new communications software, when running on PDAs, allows users to switch between a cellular network and a Wi-Fi network.

  • Vonage phone 2

    Vonage, which provides IP telephony service to consumers and small businesses, displayed its new portable Wi-Fi phones, which allow people to use their Vonage VoIP service when they're connected to any public Wi-Fi hot spot. The Vonage phones were on display at a booth hosted by Sonus, a "softswitch" maker that provides equipment to Vonage.

Topic: Networking

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