Sports Personalities Type Less and Talk More with Concert-oh

Ever wish you could fire up your laptop and have a live web conversation with one of your favorite sports stars? New start-up Concert-oh, a social media site focusing on audio, video, and web communications, was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette today for enabling fans to do just that. MLB Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jason Grilli hosted his second town hall meeting on the video conferencing site powered by Compunetix hardware. To read the full article, click here.

September 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm Leave a comment

FSD Recap: Manning the Booth at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems Show

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2012 show took place last week in Las Vegas, showcasing and discussing products in the unmanned systems market. Over 8,000 people attended the show with 500+ exhibitors filling the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

The Compunetix Federal Systems Division (FSD) was excited to attend the show and have the opportunity to demonstrate the Spatial Audio capability of the CONTEX® Mission Voice Platform (MVP). This feature of the MVP allows users to simulate different audio sources in up to nine different 3D locations in space. The demo allowed users to first listen to a non-spatial version and then a spatial version of three audio conversations occurring at the same time and compare the two versions. When a user was asked to focus on just one conversation, they found it much easier to do so with the spatial version intelligence.

Our FSD team highly enjoyed the tradeshow, especially seeing all of the robotic devices and special areas for remote-controlled air and ground vehicles that maneuvered through obstacle courses.

We would like to thank all of the attendees who stopped by the Compunetix booth and we look forward to seeing and speaking with more people at our upcoming shows, listed here.

Compunetix booth at AUVSI 2012

August 15, 2012 at 1:39 pm Leave a comment

Compunetix Receives 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award


CONTEX Presenter™, an intuitive web conferencing tool from Compunetix, was selected by TMC, a global, integrated media company, as one of the year’s most innovative products. CONTEX Presenter allows users to share data, desktops, and applications on their PCs without any required installation. This scalable, brandable collaboration platform is packed with features, including text chat, session recording, and fully integrated audio.

Compunetix strives to provide customers with powerful and flexible, yet cost-effective products and CONTEX Presenter proves to be just one example. It combines audio, data, and Web conferencing for a complete collaboration experience.

TMC describes the awarded companies as having “vision, leadership, and thoroughness” in the products that they have produced. Compunetix is honored to be recognized for developing one of the most innovative products of the past year.

For more information about the award, read TMC’s article here.

CONTEX Presenter™ Interface

August 7, 2012 at 9:15 am Leave a comment

Compunetix to Showcase CONTEX® MVP at AUVSI 2012

The Compunetix Federal Systems Division (FSD) will be exhibiting at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2012, taking place in Las Vegas on August 6-9th. The FSD team will showcase and demonstrate the latest generation CONTEX® Mission Voice Platform (MVP).

Compunetix is a leader in mission critical voice communications systems. The MVP, a small footprint, high port density mission voice communications system, supports VoIP, TDM, and a combination of the two. The system, which is available in 2 slot, 6 slot, and 14 slot ATCA cabinets, includes a 3D audio feature that geospatially separates voice channels. To ensure a high level of security, the MVP contains red/black system architecture and 16 security levels. The CONTEX MVP supports an abundant array of communications applications and user configurations, as Compunetix strives to provide products and solutions that can be tailored to each individual customer. Compunetix products are a part of today’s UAV Command and Control Centers.

The 2 slot MVP, which will be demonstrated at the show, supports more than 100 mission instruments, more than 350 voice circuits, or a combination of both with one media blade.

Join us and over 500 other exhibitors and 8,000 attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for 4 exciting technology-packed days! Register for the show here.

Visit us at booth #3006 for more information and a demo of the CONTEX® MVP.  See you at AUVSI 2012!

Compunetix FSD Booth from a Previous Show

August 3, 2012 at 9:15 am Leave a comment

TechNet Land Forces South 2012: A Successful Show for Compunetix

Sponsored by AFCEA International, the TechNet Land Forces- South 2012 show took place in Tampa last week. Compunetix was excited to attend and meet with various divisions of the U.S. Army and Air Force that focus on small business participation. These divisions included the Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM), and the 38th Cyberspace Engineering Group (CEG), among others.

Compunetix showcased our Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Certified CONTEX Summit® and alerting solutions, which ensure secure communication in mission-critical situations. The JITC features of the CONTEX Summit include a multi-level precedence and preemption, so priorities to individual calls and conferences can be assigned, a blast dial for preset parties into a conference, and multiple dial attempts.

TechNet was a great show for Compunetix and we look forward to showcasing more of our products in other upcoming shows! For a list of the tradeshows that Compunetix plans on attending, click here.

Follow us on Twitter @CompunetixAudio for updates about where we’ll be next!

John Krofcheck, Sales Manager CSD, Large Accounts and Gov’t Markets

Jeff Lautenschlager, Account Executive, CSD Gov’t Sales

July 23, 2012 at 3:56 pm Leave a comment

Compunetix Expands Chinese and Asia-Pac Regional Support

Yi Yin, a Customer Service Engineer who has been with Compunetix for 2 years, is now leaving Pittsburgh and heading to Beijing, China. Yi and 3 other engineers in the Communications Systems Division (CSD) of Customer Service speak fluent Mandarin and are able to properly support our customers in China in their native language. However, the 12 hour time difference between Pittsburgh and Beijing makes communicating very difficult for both the customers and engineers. With the move of Yi to Beijing, customers will now be able to contact a Customer Service Engineer, who understands their needs at their convenience, and within their own time zone.

Collaboration is still in the early stages and only 10 licenses are available for telecommunication companies to provide audio conferencing services. Of these 10 licensees, 5 are customers of Compunetix. Compunetix currently has thousands of ports of CONTEX Summit® conferencing in use throughout China, which will continue to increase as the demand for conferencing equipment grows.

Yi will accompany our sales representatives in China, Raymond Cheung and Sonia Soo, on visits to prospective customers, and provide technical support and insight into the equipment design.

We are excited to have Yi in Beijing, where her knowledge of the Compunetix Summit hardware and software will allow her to help customers in China and provide conferencing services to meet their growing needs.

Yi Yin, with the rest of the Compunetix support team

July 18, 2012 at 10:34 am Leave a comment

Compunetix Continues Celebrating Independence Day at TechNet Land Forces South 2012

Celebrate our country’s independence with Compunetix at the TechNet Land Forces- South conference, sponsored by AFCEA International, on July 10-12th held at the Tampa Convention Center. The theme of the 2012 conference is “Connecting Joint and Coalition Partners for the Next Fight” with a focus on the ground component of the Army and Marine Corps. Exhibitors will be showcasing solutions for the challenges that the DoD and all branches of the military face on an ongoing basis.

Compunetix, who maintains the largest worldwide deployments of mission-critical conferencing systems, will be showcasing the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) CONTEX Summit® and alerting solutions.

The JITC certification process ensures that a system meets the joint interoperability requirements of its users and assures that in mission-critical situations, communications will remain secure and intact, minimizing risk and maximizing efforts.

Compunetix will be at booth 545 in the exhibit hall, so stop by and ask one of our experts about our JITC Certified CONTEX Summit® system and alerting solutions that we provide for resolving crisis situations.

Follow us on Twitter @CompunetixAudio and look for hashtags #TNLF and #JITC this week and during the show next week. Happy 4th of July to everyone!

July 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

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