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Telchemy Introduces First Performance Monitoring Agent for Wireless and Voice over WiFi Handsets

VQmon provides key performance metrics for wireless applications for 3G and VoWiFi

SUWANEE, GA, June 1 - Telchemy,® Incorporated, the global leader in Voice over IP (VoIP) Fault and Performance Management technology has introduced the first performance management technology suitable for direct integration into cellular and wireless handsets.

VQmon® Release 2.2 supports the measurement of key performance parameters for Push-to-Talk and other near-real time applications, adds support for key 3G cellular vocoders such as AMR narrowband and wideband, SMV and EVRC, providing a wide range of performance metrics. VQmon/EP 2.2 is designed for direct integration into IP based mobile and wireless handsets, IP phones, media gateways and residential gateways. VQmon/SA 2.2 provides cellular aware midstream monitoring for probes and analyzers and can be integrated directly into routers and session/ border controllers.

VQmon/4G incorporates Telchemy's new non-intrusive video quality monitoring technology to provide a single solution for IP based Voice and Video solutions, ideal for multimedia cellular handsets. The technology will help wireless service providers to deliver higher-quality advanced video applications including gaming, streaming video and podcasting.

VQmon is the most widely deployed VoIP analysis technology and is incorporated into IP phones, residential gateways, routers, probes, analyzers, session/border controllers and many other network infrastructure and network test devices. VQmon is fast, accurate and compact, and capable of easy integration into existing VoIP products with minimal processor and memory impact.

"Mobile and IP telephony are converging, which is opening up opportunities for service providers and enterprises to deliver multimedia over wireless handsets," said Alan Clark, CEO of Telchemy. "VQmon Releases 2.2 and 4G meets the growing need for improved service quality to the mobile marketplace."

Network operators and system administrators use Telchemy's VQmon technology to detect, monitor and resolve call quality and network related problems for networked multi-media services, including Voice and Video over IP, IP Centrex, 3G Cellular, Voice over WLAN, and streaming audio/video. VQmon provides listening and conversational call quality metrics in both R factor and MOS formats as well as detailed diagnostic information, giving network managers both high level metrics and the ability to drill down to identify specific problems.

VQmon/EP Release 2.2 and VQmon/SA Release 2.2 are both available in June 2005, VQmon 4G will be available in August 2005.