With the growing popularity of VoIP phones, the role of IP phone makers is increasingly supporting different types of industrial requirements. IP phone systems are typically used to ensure connectivity for greater uptime, allowing employees to stay connected 24/7, with reliability calling that is higher than conventional phone systems.
In a significant development in the industry, Elektrobit (EB), an IP phone maker, has just announced the launch of EB Industrial VoIP Phone (News - Alert) designed to offer a durable and reliable phone system for industrial applications, and critical communications scenarios where Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-server infrastructure may not be present or cannot be relied upon.
The VoIP phone features ruggedized design ideal for harsh working environments. It is based on the EB Tough VoIP that was originally developed for military use in extremely demanding environments and applications. The solution is now available for industries such as mining, manufacturing, construction, power plants and transportation.
The EB Industrial VoIP Phone from is an SIP V2 based VoIP client has been designed to perform in critical communications applications, where server infrastructure may not be present or one cannot rely on its availability in emergency situations.
"This product is an excellent solution for anyone looking for a highly durable and extremely reliable phone for harsh industrial use, as it is originally designed to meet the military requirements," said Mikko Viitaniemi, senior product manager at EB, in a statement. "It is also easy to integrate as part of the existing IP infrastructure and does not need any special software or cablings."
Another advantage of EB Industrial VoIP Phone is its integration capabilities. It can be easily integrated to any existing infrastructure without any special cablings. This results in capex savings as companies can integrate the VoIP phone system to the existing infrastructure. Users also benefit from the low failure rate of the product.
Edited by Ashley Caputo