BT Licenses SPIRIT’s Audio Software
Moscow, Russia – January 29, 2008 – SPIRIT DSP, the world’s leading provider of voice and video software engines, announced today that global communication services provider BT plc has licensed SPIRIT’s audio technology for concept testing of its next generation telecommunications services to ensure the highest quality audio experience for its customers.
Today’s communications market is extremely competitive and service providers have to offer different value-added services to their customers in order to stand out in this fast-paced market. BT is the largest wholesale provider of broadband services in the UK, with DSL coverage available to 98.8 percent of the UK’s population.
“SPIRIT has always been deeply committed to delivering next-generation communication experiences to people worldwide. Providing superb audio quality to global service providers is at the heart of our business,” said Alex Kravchenko, VP Sales at SPIRIT DSP. “The recognition of SPIRIT by such an established global telecommunications service provider as BT underscores SPIRIT’s competence in high-quality audio solutions for telecom and cable operators. SPIRIT has always worked on the cutting edge of global communications technology by anticipating, meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs for product efficiency, performance, advanced audio quality and resource consumption.”
SPIRIT, a global communications technology leader, develops and provides its multimedia software engines (for PC and mobile platforms) to telecom, cable, technology and Internet leaders worldwide. The TeamSpirit® product family is a set of easy-to-integrate solutions that deliver crystal-clear sound and video quality to a broad range of communication applications, including enterprise-grade Web conferencing systems, next-generation mobile devices, public IMs, branded soft-phones, set-top-boxes, etc. Thanks to proprietary technology, SPIRIT audio software is optimized to minimize CPU load, memory footprint and power consumptions, while preserving high sound quality and increasing quality of low bit-rate audio. Only SPIRIT has voice and video engines that span all communication devices and all market segments, including mobile OEMs/ODMs, semiconductor vendors, VoIP service providers, software vendors, online gaming and social networking.
SPIRIT DSP (www.spiritDSP.com) is the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade voice & video software engines since 1996. SPIRIT communication software is used in over 80 countries and powers more than 100 million voice channels. SPIRIT counts among its direct customers Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Blizzard, BT, China Mobile, Cisco, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Radvision, Samsung, Siemens, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, ZTE, and 200+ other telcos, OEMs and software vendors. SPIRIT smart-phone OEM customers’ shipments jointly exceed 60% share of the global market.