Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Google Talk's biggest winner: Global IP Sound

A few weeks ago, I wrote that Robert X. Cringely was wrong to consider Vonage and Packet8 the equal of Skype. Skype has fundamental advantages over other VOIP services, I argued, because they use the awesome Global IP Sound codec.

Well, today Google launched Google Talk, and lo and behold, it uses GIPS as well:

Google Talk

I'll repeat what I said three weeks ago:

"And someone really smart should buy Global IP Sound."

How do I know so much about GIPS? A mis-spent youth:

NTTE Global IP Sound demo 3

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