1 billion users in 100 countries

SPIRIT launches TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine PC 3.0 for Cable, Telco and Broadband service providers worldwide

Allows for Rapid Time-to-Market with Unprecedented Voice and Video Quality

Moscow (Russia) – October 15, 2007 – SPIRIT DSP, the world’s leading provider of embedded voice and video software products, announced today the availability of TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine PC Version 3.0 for telecommunications, cable and broadband service providers worldwide. The TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine PC 3.0 delivers the highest quality voice and video over IP (V2oIP) networks to a broad range of PC-based communication applications. The new version of the engine lets broadband operators and service providers quickly offer their subscribers an easy PC-download to enable a rich and smooth voice and video experience, with unprecedented quality.

The VoIP market continues at an aggressive pace. In Europe and N. America, branded VoIP represents more than 50 percent of all VoIP calls on broadband networks, according a recent analysis by broadband management company Sandvine Inc. And according to ABI Research, there were more than 37 million VoIP subscribers worldwide last year, and the firm predicts that number will increase more than seven fold by 2012.

Slava Borilin, VP Products at SPIRIT DSP, said “The flourishing VoIP market has reached mass-market adoption and a video-soft-phone under the operator brand is quickly becoming a ‘must-have’ service offering for cable, telco and broadband service providers. They know that new IP-based applications are critical to keeping their subscribers and attracting new ones. Our innovative TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine PC 3.0 gives them a cost-effective and completely pre-integrated solution for rapid time-to-market with amazing VoIP and video conferencing quality, even on impaired networks. Unlike others, we have wideband voice and standards-based video tightly and seamlessly integrated, ready for operators and service providers to deploy today.”

The TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine PC 3.0 is a complete, pre-integrated IMS-ready solution that encapsulates wideband voice and video processing to offer the smoothest video and voice integration experience. The Engine seamlessly bundles standard and proprietary wideband voice and video codecs, echo cancellation, noise suppression, PLC, jitter buffer and more, allowing fast and easy integration into complex products designed to deliver low-latency voice and video over IP. Thanks to unique proprietary technology, the Engine successfully solves all the issues encountered in V2oIP communications, including voice and video lips sync.

TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine PC 3.0 includes speech enhancement algorithms for superior toll voice quality, network optimizing functionality, voice/video synchronization, CPU load control, packet loss concealment and a library of highly optimized speech and video codecs. The engine supports next generation IMS features: 3gp voice/video sharing, voice/video recording, 3gp playback/record, RTSP/SDP protocols and push-to-talk. The Engine is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 98/2K/XP/Vista, Apple® Mac OS® X, and Linux operating systems.


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.

14 October 2007