Press Release

Fanstel Selects Unicoi Systems and Analog Devices to Supply Voice over IP Phone Reference Design

Generic Unicoi IconATLANTA, GEORGIA – September 26, 2006 – Unicoi Systems, a leading provider of real-time multimedia software and reference designs to embedded device developers and OEMs worldwide, today announced that Fanstel Corporation has selected Unicoi Systems’ IP Phone Reference Design for the development of Fanstel’s Voice over IP (VoIP) telephones and speaker phones.

Unicoi Systems’ full-featured VoIP Phone Reference Design is built around the Blackfin® ADSP-BF536 Processor from Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE:ADI), and Unicoi’s voice engine software, a comprehensive VoIP solution designed to produce the best quality sound possible in Internet telephony. The solution integrates features such as Unicoi’s family of voice codecs, acoustic (AEC) and line echo cancellation (LEC) software, a dynamic jitter buffer, Voice Activity Detection (VAD), Comfort Noise Generation (CNG), three-way conferencing and SIP based call processing.

"While we considered a number of solutions, the seamless integration of Unicoi Systems’ proven voice software and Analog Devices’ powerful Blackfin processor was clearly unmatched”, said Dr. Yuan Fan, President of Fanstel. “Unicoi’s IP Phone Reference Design will simplify the design and development of our VoIP phone, reduce our overall development costs, and enable Fanstel to bring a unique and differentiated VoIP phone quickly to market.”

Unicoi Systems offers a scalable line of VoIP reference designs for the residential, SOHO, small business and enterprise markets. Continuously upgraded to support new features and emerging RFCs, complete reference design solutions are available for IP phones, terminal adapters, routers and gateways.

"We are thrilled to be working with Fanstel, one of the leading telephony products manufacturers in the world and one of the industry’s pioneers”, said Greg Coonley, CEO of Unicoi Systems. “Unicoi Systems’ IP Phone Reference Design provides our customers with state-of-the-art voice technology and a superior end user experience.”

“The convergent processing capabilities of the Analog Devices’ Blackfin processor was an ideal solution for Unicoi Systems' IP Phone Reference Design," said Jerry McGuire, general manager, Convergent Platforms and Services Group (CPSG), Analog Devices. "The Blackfin processor is unique in its ability to seamlessly handle all aspects of the phone's operation, including the voice codecs and speakerphone, LCD control, buttons, and network connectivity."

About Fanstel Corporation

Fanstel, established in 1990 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, was an early pioneer in the Caller ID industry. Today, Fanstel’s leading Caller ID products, and analog and VoIP telephones are available in over 50 countries worldwide.

About Unicoi

Unicoi Systems is a leading provider of VoIP and multimedia software and reference designs to embedded device developers and OEMs worldwide. More than 500 companies rely on Unicoi to power their solutions, including leading technology companies Motorola, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Sharp, Raytheon, Cisco Systems, and Sony. For more information, visit, email, or call +1-678-208-2250.


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