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telephony
Last modified: Friday, February 28, 2003 

The science of translating sound into electrical signals, transmitting them, and then converting them back to sound; that is, the science of telephones. The term is used frequently to refer to computer hardware and software that performs functions traditionally performed by telephone equipment. For example, telephony software can combine with your modem to turn your computer into a sophisticated answering service. Voice mail is another popular telephony application.

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Provides an extensive online broadband telephony buyer's guide directed towards professionals who purchase equipment, applications, technologies and products. Also contains a company index, product reviews, newsletters and white papers, and a section where users can pose questions directly to industry experts.

CTI, IVR, and CallCenter resources 
A comprehensive directory with more than 600 links to industry sites and CTI information sources as well as Voice over Frame Relay, Voice over Internet and telephony standards pages.

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internetTelephony is the online home of Telephony Magazine, a weekly print Market intelligence from the editors of Telephony and Global Telephony.

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APEX Voice Communications provides computer telephony application development tools, and their home page offers links to their voice communications products, software features, typical applications, and company information.

Clarent Corporation
Home page for Clarent Corporation, developer of Internet telephony products.

COM2001 Technologies home page
This home page highlights the COM2001 family of computer telephony software products developed by COM2001 Technologies. In addition, there are links to company and technical support information.

Computer telephony buyers directory
Offers a collection of links to computer telephony companies and products. This page is hosted by LAN Times Online.

Dialogic Corporation home page
Dialogic Corporation is a manufacturer of high performance, standards-based computer telephony (CT) components. Their home page offers links to company information and news, products, support, and information on the Signal Computing System Architecture (SCSA) standard.

Internet Telephony Consortium
Home page for a research organization focused on providing interoperability between the Internet and the public switched telephone network. Offers news about the group as well as publications, links and resources.

Lucent Technologies home page
Site of Lucent Technologies and offers links to their range of services, consumer products, programs, and company information.

Natural MicroSystems
Home page of Natural MicroSystems, developers of open, standards-based hardware and software for creating computer telephony solutions.

ObjectWorld Inc.
Home page of ObjectWorld Inc., developers of computer telephony and video conferencing products.

Parity Software home page
Parity Software is a leading vendor of call processing software tools. Their home page offers a discussion forum, product information, white papers, and company profile.

The Enterprise Computer Telephony Forum (ECTF)
The ECTF is an industry organization formed to foster an open, competitive market for Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) technology. Their site offers membership information, news, events, and information on their computer telephone framework and technical implementations.

The Virtual Voice
Contains information on Internet telephony products, software and emerging technologies.

Yahoo!'s computer telephony page
Yahoo!'s directory of computer telephony and voice mail links.

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