|[February 28, 2012]
SPIRIT DSP Powers LG U+'s Popular U+070 Mobile Voice & Video Calling Application
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
DSP, the world's top voice and video over IP engines provider, has
announced today that LG
U+ (formerly known as LG Telecom) has turned to SPIRIT's TeamSpirit®
Voice&Video Engine Mobile as the engine to power HD-quality
VVoIP (Voice&Video Over IP) calling on the company's popular U+070
Mobile application service. LG U+ is the third largest carriers in South
Korea, pioneering many innovative VAS services and serving 9.5 million
Driven by a surge in smartphone penetration and a growing breadth of
mobile video calling services by major industry players, mobile VVoIP
usage is exploding, causing a greater number of service providers to
introduce new mobile VVoIP services with rich features and
differentiating their service with call quality. According to a new
Juniper Research (News - Alert) report, the number of mobile video calling users is
projected to exceed 130 million by 2016.
LG U+'s U+070 Mobile application was launched at the end of 2011 and is
currently available on Android (News - Alert) mobile devices, and will soon be
available on Apple's operating systems iOS (5) and other smartphones and
tablets. Powered by SPIRIT's TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engine Mobile, U+070
Mobile users can conduct mobile VVoIP calling with a crystal-clear
"We have always been impressed with SPIRIT's engine technology, so it
was a natural move for us to turn to SPIRIT again to enable the highest
quality calling experience possible on our U+070 Mobile application,"
said LG U+'s Samuel Hwang,General Manager. "The Over-The-Top approach we
use for video telephony allows our customers to select the most
efficient way for routing traffi, using our own network, a WiFi
connection or a broadband IP connection of any other operator. SPIRIT's
capabilities for ensuring quality, cross-platform calling has far
exceeded other engine technologies, so we now plan to use SPIRIT's
engines to support all our mobile VVoIP applications."
Samuel Hwang continued, "SPIRIT DSP and LG U+ share a mutual vision to
deliver the world's best and most advanced experience in
telecommunications across all IP devices and networks, and the U+070
represents our companies' combined efforts to deliver on this promise of
quality IP communications, anytime, anywhere."
SPIRIT's engine technology can also be found in many other Korean VVoIP
services and VVoIP-enabled devices produced by local OEMs. With the
launch of LG U+'s U+070 Mobile service, the Korean market has again
validated its breakthrough positions in IP communications.
"LG U+ is a long-standing SPIRIT customer who has come to rely on our
proven and highly optimized, mobile engine technology to handle voice
and video processing and mitigate standard mobile VVoIP call quality
issues, including Android device tuning, cancelling acoustic echo,
network delays, jitter, lip synchronization and packet loss," said
SPIRIT's Chairman Andrew Sviridenko. "The core approach of
differentiation in technology innovative has always made LG U+ an
extremely strong player in the telecom market. With the capabilities and
cutting-edge features of the U+070 Mobile, L G U+ becomes even more
competitive, allowing them to retain and gain new customers from
traditional and new competitors. We're pleased to be playing a key role
by enabling a superior quality mobile VVoIP calling experience on the
U+070 Mobile, which is quickly becoming an extremely popular LG U+
The TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engine is a digital signal and network
processing SDK optimized for mobile platforms and designed for the rapid
development of high-quality, multi-platform voice and video over IP
applications. It enables superior HD voice and video communications on a
wide variety of mobile and desktop platforms. With TeamSpirit,
developers can focus on their own applications and quickly bring new
products to market that include the best IP calling experience possible.
TeamSpirit includes resource-efficient, error-resilient voice and video
codecs, echo and noise processing, advanced tools for stream protection
and adaptation to changes in network, execution and physical
environments. SPIRIT Conferencing Server software, using scalable voice
and video codecs, enables the development of multi-point voice and
videoconferencing applications with unprecedented channel density (1000
video channels per $4K server) and accurate adaptation to specific
capabilities of every user's network, screen size and terminal power.
About LG U+
LG U+ is a total telecommunication service provider formed by the merger
of three companies, LG Telecom, LG Dacom and LG Powercomm in 2010. LG U+
pursues Korea's first nationwide 4G LTE (News - Alert) and completion of All-IP
network. LG U+'s New Vision is to be the World's best in "Beyond
DSP is the world's top voice and video over IP engines provider.
SPIRIT's innovative carrier-grade voice and video software platform
allows carriers, OEMs and software developers to deliver superior
quality and integrated voice and video over IP services for telcos,
cable and mobile service providers, enterprises, internet portals and
social networks. More than 200+ million channels in 80+ countries are
based on SPIRIT's platforms. SPIRIT software platforms power popular
products from Apple, Adobe, ARM, AT&T (News - Alert), Blizzard, BT, China Mobile,
Cisco, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, KT, Kyocera, LG U+, Microsoft, NEC,
Oracle, Polycom, Radvision, Samsung, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba,
Veraz, Viber, ZTE (News - Alert), among 250+ others. SPIRIT's direct OEM customers
jointly exceed 60 percent of the global smartphone market share.
VideoMost.com is the SPIRIT spin-off for multi-point
video-web-conferencing service. For more information, visit www.spiritdsp.com.
TeamSpirit is a registered trademark and IP-MR is a trademark of SPIRIT
DSP. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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