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Texas Instruments Wins Distinguished TMC® Labs Innovation Award

TI's VoIP Gateway Solution Receives High Marks for its Flexibility, Cost-Effectiveness and Superior Levels of Integration

Jul 7, 2003

DALLAS (July 7, 2003) - Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®) has awarded Texas Instruments Incorporated´s (TI´s) (NYSE:TXN) Voice over IP (VoIP) gateway platform its 2003 Innovation Award, recognizing TI for its vision and leadership in the market. After weeks of evaluating over 200 applications, TMC Labs® engineers chose TI´s TNETV2020/2840, a highly integrated software and silicon solution designed for T1/E1 VoIP applications.

"TI continues to leverage its technological expertise and history in the market to offer the highest quality voice processing products," said Tom Keating, CTO and head engineer, TMC Labs. "TI undoubtedly deserves the 2003 Innovation Award for consistently delivering innovative products that shape the IP telephony market."
TI´s TNETV2020/2840 solution features an integrated software and silicon platform for T1 or E1 (24 to 30) channel VoIP gateway implementations. The solution incorporates TI´s field-proven Telogy SoftwareTM and digital signal processing (DSP) technology, making it the most cost competitive, highly integrated solution for T1/E1 applications, and further enabling OEMs to provide VoIP products at key price points demanded by service providers. With solution flexibility for feature use and channel density configuration, the TNETV2020/2840 is optimized for small to medium enterprise applications and for multi dwelling units, such as apartment buildings, campuses and hotels.
"We are truly honored to receive this TMC award, as it is testament to TI's commitment to deliver the broadest range of complete voice over packet solutions," said Fred Zimmerman, executive director, customer premise solutions, TI's VoIP Business Unit. "TMC Labs provides its readers with what they need to stay current in the IP industry - up-to-date news and integrity-driven testing of the latest VoIP solutions."
TI, which has been supplying solutions to the IP telephony industry since its inception, is the industry's leading supplier of VoIP solutions. Approximately 80 percent of IP phones and VoIP gateways deployed worldwide use TI's technology.

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