Hong Kong — 11 September 2013, Deltapath, the innovator in pure Session Initiated Protocol based unified communications (UC) and industry solutions provider, announces the latest upgrade of its frSIP® Mobile on iOS and Android designed to improve productivity and facilitate collaboration for office, employee that works-from-home or remote-site, and executives who are always travelling on the road. frSIP®Mobile 3.0 adds dozens of substantial feature enhancements, performance improvements and workflow innovations to the frSIP Mobile, significantly expanding the workforce in remote office yet enjoying the face-to-face collaboration experience.
More than two hundred thousands of users worldwide and counting
“frSIP® Mobile is a free mobile app designed for enterprise-grade mobile communication solution that seamlessly connects with employees’ existing communication tools, such as mobile phone, office desktop phone, office conferencing devices, corporate address books which helps workers keep-in-touch anytime and anywhere in any industry and now with video,” said David Liu, Founder and CEO, Deltapath. “The frSIP®UC Core Platform has been shipped and installed in thirty-two countries worldwide, our business communication solutions have brought about two hundred thousands of people together for more productive work outcomes no matter where they are. The Deltapath frSIP® Mobile integrates with all Polycom’s current video endpoints and conferencing units and offers an intuitive design that emulates the Polycom desk phone so that users can discover features without training. Users will also be able to manage his/her own office extension call-behaviour according to the his/her daily business schedule, and any improvised occasions.”
Extending rich face-to-face collaboration to your mobile device
“You can now make a video call to your office video conferencing system and join the meeting right from the new frSIP Mobile without rushing back to the office from skipping a sumptuous lunch,” Liu said. “The new frSIP Mobile enables the true experience of the face-to-face collaboration,” added Yip Yue Hong, Manager, Product Engineering, Deltapath. “frSIP® Mobile 3.0 is a major feature advancements in point-to-point and multipoint+ video and audio collaboration capability that works on frSIP UC Platform 3.1.1 version onwards. The latest frSIP Mobile also incorporate the call functions that frSIP users can use on the frSIP® Switchboard such as attended/blind transfer, mange call forwarding, presence, and call routing by time of day, notification on missed calls.”
+Multipoint conferencing requires Polycom® conferencing bridge to support this feature.
Managing your office extension status on your finger tip
At different times, user can easily change the office extension call behaviour on the frSIP Mobile. With the latest upgrade of frSIP Mobile, there is an intuitive status-management feature that greatly helps business travellers, remote workers, or executives who are always away from their office desk, attend ad-hoc business activities and still be able to be reached as the users prefers. “There will be times you want to change your office extension’s forwarding rules. For example, you are on the way to the boarding gate for your next flight and you wish to forward all your calls to your assistant. Or, you may be roaming in a foreign country and you wish to have your frSIP Mobile ring for 20 seconds before trying to ring your GSM mobile. Then, send the call finally to voicemail if there is no answer” said Liu. “I can easily handle all the business phone calls even my secretary is on holiday.”
Features Highlights of frSIP Mobile 3.0:
- Keep-in-touch: User will be able to make calls and answer phone calls with the office phone extension number.
- Conferencing: Attend audio and video conference calls+ in high-definition quality.
- My Status: Manage the user presence and configure user’s office direct line’s behaviour.
- H.264 Video: Enjoy high quality video calling with just 512Kbps of bandwidth.
Provision access through office firewall
“If your company’s frSIP® UC Core is only accessible within the company network, then you will need to turn on the VPN Client to be able to use frSIP® Mobile while you are on mobile data network or outside the company Wifi network,” said Walter Chu, Chief Support Engineer, Professional Services, Deltapath. “Deltapath frSIP® Mobile is fully tested to work on Juniper® Junos® Pulse VPN Client 3.0.3 and Aruba Virtual Intranet Access™ (VIA) Client 2.0.1 from Aruba Networks. These two VPN clients were carefully selected that satisfied in integrated access, security, collaboration, and acceleration services, solution for virtually any mobile or non-mobile.”
Support on more mobile devices
The latest upgrade includes support for the newest devices from Apple, LG (Optimus G Pro), Samsung GALAXY® S4), and Sony (Xperia ZL and Xperia Z).