Eicon Announces System Software and Toolkit for Diva Telephony Adapters

Eicon Networks announced the availability of new releases of Diva Server System Software Suite and Diva Server Software Development Kit (SDK). Diva Server Software Suite version 7.5 provides a common system software and driver package for the whole family of Diva Server adapters - including Analog, ISDN BRI, ISDN PRI, and E1/T1 telephony adapters. With Diva Server SDK version 3.4 software developers and system integrators gain a toolkit to port their communications solutions to the Diva Server telephony adapters as well as the new Diva Server SoftIP software product to facilitate the migration towards IP Telephony.

As an addition to the Diva Server family of products, Diva Server Analog adapters are being enabled by the new version 7.5 of Diva Server Software Suite.

With the support of color fax, Diva Server Software Suite version 7.5 offers a feature enhancement for all CAPI based fax applications. For voice recording and conferencing applications Diva Server Software Suite version 7.5 offers new features to suppress DTMF tones, to automatically adjust the recording volume and to set the sampling rate to arbitrary values.

Diva Server Software Suite version 7.5 is available for the most recent Microsoft Windows and Linux based operating systems. Drivers for Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP, including 64-Bit editions, are signed and certified by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL). Drivers for the most recent Linux distributions of Red Hat, SuSe and Debian are readily available for download from the Eicon Networks web page. For other Linux distributions and kernels Diva Server Software Suite version 7.5 is available as Linux source-level RPM, facilitating porting Diva Server applications to any Linux-based operating system.

As a major enhancement Diva Server SDK version 3.4 includes support for Diva Server SoftIP, a new software product that extends Diva Server call control and media streaming into IP Telephony, using industry standard Voice over IP (VoIP) and Fax over IP (FoIP) signaling protocols. Using Diva Server SDK version 3.4 in combination with Diva Server SoftIP, any communications application once developed for Diva Server can immediately be used in IP-Telephony environments, talking to IP Phones, PSTN/IP Gateways and IP PBX systems.

Diva Server SDK version 3.4 offers a set of new features including additional means to control audio streams for efficient integration with third-party speech recognition engines, as well as, additional audio formats including G.726, GSM and ADPCM (6 kHz and 8 kHz sampling) based voice coding. For managing conferencing applications Diva Server SDK version 3.4 also supports the means to handle member rights, defining listen only, speak only and supervisor members. Furthermore, Diva Server SDK version 3.4 offers a complete suite of functions for developing monitoring applications. Both, recording of control and audio channels over an ISDN BRI and PRI interface are available using any standard Diva Server adapter in high-impedance mode.

Diva Server Software Suite version 7.5 and Diva Server SDK version 3.4 will be commercially available in October.

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