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Offering richer voice capabilities, Texas Instruments' high-performance TNETV1072 processor enables an enhanced voice experience Optimized for Microsoft Lync

TI's TNETV1072 processor powers the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 IP phone platform, providing customers with VoIP capabilities and integrated desktop functionality

Oct 26, 2010

DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) continues to build momentum in the unified communications (UC) space as it announces that its TNETV1072 high-performance processor powers IP phones Optimized for Microsoft Lync. TI's processor enables the enhanced voice experience with UC functions, including presence, in advanced endpoints such as the Aastra 6721ip and 6725ip and the Polycom® CX500, CX600 and CX3000 IP phones.

TNETV1072's robust C64x+ digital signal processor (DSP) core provides exceptional high-definition voice and wideband acoustic echo cancellation capabilities offering richer voice quality to its users.  The processor and the software together provide users with voice quality by implementing the Microsoft Real Time Audio (RTA) codec and Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) in software.   Integration of peripherals onto the chip such as a Gigabit Ethernet switch and a high performance audio codec are well-suited for multimedia phones and reduce system complexity and bill of materials (BOM) costs.

TI's TNETV107x solution powers the new Optimized for Lync IP phones, offering enterprise IT departments maximum flexibility in upgrading existing phone systems and software. In addition to the processor, TI provided a robust software development kit (SDK), and an optimized reference design that provides out-of-the-box wideband voice and advanced network capability with Lync Server 2010-enabled endpoints. "We believe that next-generation IP phones will become a vital communications portal of the workplace as they enable users to leverage multimedia features," said Kim Devlin-Allen, director, VoIP CPE solutions, Texas Instruments. "Texas Instruments is excited to work with Microsoft in the unified communications sector.  With TI and the TNETV107x platform, customers can experience enhanced voice quality and integrated communications features with Microsoft Lync Server 2010."

"TI has delivered a reliable IP phone processor for the voice-over-IP (VoIP) market with the TNETV1072.  Microsoft is pleased with our collaboration with TI as we continue to expand our Lync IP phone portfolio," said Bill Verthein, Principal Group Program Manager for Lync Devices, Microsoft Corp. "The TI TNETV1072 helps us offer industry-leading products and meet our customers' communication needs."

TI's TNETV107x for Optimized for Lync IP phone platform is currently shipping in the new IP phones that are being tested and deployed by early adopter customers. For more information regarding TI's TNETV107x processors, please visit www.ti.com/tnetvprlp.

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