Talkdynamics IP-based intercom solution supports voice communications for ISS Space Operations



    MONTREAL, June 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Talkdynamics Technologies Inc.
(www.talkdynamics.com), provider of IP-based intercom and conferencing
software solutions, has been awarded a contract from SESS GbR (Systems
Engineering Support Services - www.sess.de) to deploy Evoke, its VoIP
conferencing and intercom system to support voice communications at the
European Space Agency (ESA) for ISS (International Space Station) Operations.
    Evoke will deliver secured and encrypted multi conference communication
to remote users around the world via the Internet Protocol (IP). Evoke will
integrate seamlessly with the existing mission conferencing system via the
Evoke SIP Gateway connected to a standard 4-wire analog voice interface.
    This Evoke deployment consists of setting up a multi-channel and IP-based
voice communication link over the Internet, between, the Canadian Space Agency
located in Montreal, Canada (CSA), and the Columbus Control Centre (Col-CC),
located at the German Space Operations Center of the German Space Agency
(DLR), in Munich, Germany. The Evoke system is deployed to support voice
communications for the Microgravity Isolation System (MVIS) Project in ESA's
Columbus Fluid Science Laboratory (FSL) which is managed by the MARS Center
(Microgravity Advanced Research and Support) located in Naples, Italy. The
system will be used to coordinate, plan and communicate work between the
different group and participant of the project, located in control and support
centers around the globe.
    Evoke provides proven and reliable packet-based audio protocol and
technology developed by Talkdynamics. The innovative and proprietary network
communication protocol enables very-high voice quality with wideband sampling
and helps overcome the performance variation of the Internet with its packet
loss recovery algorithm. Talkdynamics's patent pending low latency
multi-conferencing core provides Evoke with the highest VoIP conferencing
capabilities by providing each users with unlimited number of voice sessions
simultaneously, and in parallel.
    "We are very proud and excited to deploy Evoke to support voice
communication for ISS Space Operations" says Stephane Menard, President and
CEO of Talkdynamics. "This is the logical continuity of the successful
deployment of the VoIP conferencing system at the Italian Control Center back
in 2005. We believe that utilizing the existing IP network to instantly
communicate with remote users makes for a much more scaleable, flexible and
cost-effective solution than traditional hardware and analog systems can
provide. Evoke can be deployed and functional in less than an hour, while
current voice hardware platforms require procurement, planning, shipping and
installation."
    "This is a great addition to the ISS Columbus ground Segment" says Dave
McMahon, SESS GbR's Managing Director, "we are excited to provide the CSA with
a cost effective communication solution for their operations".
    Talkdynamics is currently searching for partners, distributors or
integrators for reselling Evoke in other markets. Please contact us for more
information.

    About Talkdynamics Technologies Inc.

    Talkdynamics is a global provider of IP-based products and technology.
Talkdynamics was founded in 2004 to develop and market voice and data
solutions designed to provide high-quality, secured and instant voice and data
communications to the enterprise, government and mobile markets. Talkdynamics'
unique technology works on any IP-based wired or wireless network and devices.
Talkdynamics also provides development tools and embedded technology to
software and hardware providers for the development of IP-based voice
communication, conferencing and intercom solutions. Our core competencies
encompass hardware, firmware and software integration, as well as software and
protocol development. To find out more about Talkdynamics, visit
www.talkdynamics.com or call 450.653.9669, ext 190.

    About SESS GbR

    Founded in 1999, SESS GbR is uniquely positioned to provide a broad
spectrum of smart, customized system engineering and support solutions for the
challenges faced by today's space industry and commercial markets. SESS GbR
has a solid track record of designing, defining and implementing complex
systems and communications infrastructures. The company performed the design
and definition of the Columbus Control Center's subsystems and communications
infrastructure with DLR, ESA and NASA in support of Columbus and ATV
operations.




For further information:

For further information: Patrick Menard, (450) 653-9669, ext:190,
patrick.menard@talkdynamics.com, www.talkdynamics.com

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