Chapter Ten. VoIP into the Future

This is the part of the book where we put on our funny glasses and high collars, and look ahead to the bright future of technology. Though many forecasts have very little hope of actually seeing the ozone-depleted light of some future day, the predictions I present here are for VoIP technologies that are quite likely to be produced. Many are actually in trials or in limited availability right now and expected to be in wide release soon.

Internet (Video)Phone

If you have seen science-fiction movies at any time since about 1950, you have no doubt seen a videophone. Various flavors of ...

Get Fire the Phone Company: A Handy Guide to Voice over IP now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.