Further, analog phones
and digital computers are inherently incompatible, which is why a modem is needed to convert the computer's digital signals into analog code so information can be transmitted over the phone lines.
This peer-to-peer, face to face mini- application allows 486 (or faster) PCs equipped with business audio and a commonly available video capture card to send and receive video over analog phone
lines using conventional modems.
These new products, which only require an analog phone
line, are ideal for communication between Fortune 500 companies, advertising agencies, creative service contractors, military and government agencies as well as telecommuters in the SOHO (small office/home office) environment.
Both platforms allow carriers and enterprises to eliminate the need for an infrastructure forklift by enabling standard analog phones
to connect to a corporate or Internet telephony service provider network.
AS VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL becomes more integrated into schools, district officials are faced with a key question when bringing voice from the network to the classroom: should they keep their analog phones
or go for the pricier but more streamlined wireless handsets?
Enterprises that deploy the Citel analog gateway with a 3Com Internet Protocol (IP) private branch exchange (PBX) can now cost-effectively maintain hundreds of traditional analog phones
while taking advantage of low cost seamless communications between locations, simplified system administration and new worktop productivity tools.
0, Vertical Networks' customers can now mix-and-match IP, digital, and analog phones
as appropriate for their office environments, reduce the transport costs of inter-office voice communications, and enjoy a consistent, high quality business communications experience enterprise wide.
Being energy hogs, analog phones
also beam eight times as much energy into the user's head as digital phones do.
An embedded private branch exchange device that communicates with client stations via SIP, the SMC IP-PBX works with various IP phones (desktop, Wi-Fi, DECT), voice-over-IP (VoIP) gateways, and analog telephone adapters to route calls among client phones, analog phones
, and the PSTN network.
Small businesses no longer have to struggle with single line analog phones
Fonality's PBXtra product line includes enterprise-class features such as telecommuting, branch office support, voicemail-to-email, click-to-call, VoIP, softphones, support for IP and analog phones
, call recording, conferencing and advanced call center functionality.