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Voice over Internet Protocol<br />
What is VoIP?<br /><ul><li>VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol
It  is a phone system that works with you computer over the Internet to allow you to send and receive phone calls</li></li...
Technical VoIP<br /><ul><li>The software being used compresses your voice into data packs
The computer and Internet then send these packs to the person on the other end
The receiving computer turns the data backs back into sound for the person to hear
Works regardless of if both users are on VoIP or one is using a traditional landline</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of VoIP ov...
As low as $1.50 a month
Voicemail can easily be set up and delivered to your email
Highly portable
Can be taken anywhere, world-wide
Does not need a computer to work
Works even in a power outage
More secure
Less likely to have periods of low quality</li></li></ul><li>Uses in the Home Environment<br /><ul><li>Has been used in di...
Between Dec 2006 and Dec 2007 VoIP service levels went from 10.7% to 14.9% of Canadian households
50% of households that no longer have a traditional landline state it is because of VoIP service</li></li></ul><li>Uses in...
An easy and inexpensive way to have multiple lines
Allows for mass portability when employees are travelling on behalf of the company
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VoIP group - research project presentation - marilyn jolly - section 800 show

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The presentation for the VoIP group, in Section 800.
Computer Applications and the Business Student at Algqonquin College.
Start Date was Jan 2011

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  1. 1. Voice over Internet Protocol<br />
  2. 2. What is VoIP?<br /><ul><li>VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol
  3. 3. It is a phone system that works with you computer over the Internet to allow you to send and receive phone calls</li></li></ul><li>How Does VoIP Work?<br />Using a computer connected to the Internet, install the software<br />If required (using a normal telephone), install the hardware<br />Using a phone – plug it into the phone jack on the computer (installed last step)Using a headset and mic – plug it into the appropriate jack on your computer<br />Place, and receive calls!<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Technical VoIP<br /><ul><li>The software being used compresses your voice into data packs
  6. 6. The computer and Internet then send these packs to the person on the other end
  7. 7. The receiving computer turns the data backs back into sound for the person to hear
  8. 8. Works regardless of if both users are on VoIP or one is using a traditional landline</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of VoIP over Traditional Lines<br />Voice over Internet Protocol<br />Traditional – Example Bell Canada<br /><ul><li>Much cheaper
  9. 9. As low as $1.50 a month
  10. 10. Voicemail can easily be set up and delivered to your email
  11. 11. Highly portable
  12. 12. Can be taken anywhere, world-wide
  13. 13. Does not need a computer to work
  14. 14. Works even in a power outage
  15. 15. More secure
  16. 16. Less likely to have periods of low quality</li></li></ul><li>Uses in the Home Environment<br /><ul><li>Has been used in different forms for years, under different contexts and uses
  17. 17. Between Dec 2006 and Dec 2007 VoIP service levels went from 10.7% to 14.9% of Canadian households
  18. 18. 50% of households that no longer have a traditional landline state it is because of VoIP service</li></li></ul><li>Uses in the Business Environment<br /><ul><li>VoIP has been used in the workplace for years
  19. 19. An easy and inexpensive way to have multiple lines
  20. 20. Allows for mass portability when employees are travelling on behalf of the company
  21. 21. Is not location dependant
  22. 22. Can work from any computer with the right log in and hardware requirements</li></li></ul><li>Top Reasons Businesses Use VoIP<br />
  23. 23. Example of VoIP providers<br />
  24. 24. Benefits<br />Cheap costly alternative compared to traditional audio communication (e.g. telephone) <br />VoIP can also easily be integrated with video calling<br />
  25. 25. Benefits (continued)<br />Portability factor <br />Use your VoIP service wherever you are<br />Possible to send data, while talking<br />
  26. 26. Benefits (continued)<br />Features are available with VoIP, which makes it an attractive value oriented means of communications <br />
  27. 27. Concerns<br />Voice quality can be a problem due to data packets being lost during transmission <br />This can change voice quality, and even cause the call to seem choppy.<br />
  28. 28. Concerns (continued)<br /> Because VoIP occurs over the Internet, this may cause exposure to malicious intent, such as invasion of privacy and personal information. <br />
  29. 29. Concerns (continued)<br />Depending on your bandwidth usage limit cap of your internet service, VoIP can cause a problem<br />VoIP is completely dependent on the internet, no internet, means no VoIP <br />
  30. 30. Recommendations <br />For 1st time users, who are unsure of using VoIP technology for placing and receiving phone calls, should try a free VoIP service to see how it works. Skype offers a free VoIP service. (www.skype.com)<br />MagicJack - This is recommended to users who are looking for a service that uses their traditional telephone, uses a local number and provides features available with traditional telephone services.<br />
  31. 31. VoIP in the Future <br />VoIP usage in households will rise, as awareness of its technology and associated low costs are known.<br />Expect enhanced VoIP technology, with new fibre optic infrastructures growing rapidly.<br />Expect optimized meshing of VoIP technology with file sharing, video-calling and live streaming technologies.<br />
  32. 32. Bibliography<br />CBC (2006). Changing the Telephone Landscape. In Depth: VoIP. Retrieved from <br /> http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/voip/<br /> <br />Dotto, Steve. (Producer). (2006, October 23). Vonage [television series episode]. Dotto Tech. Canada.<br /> <br />Dotto, Steve. (Producer). (2007, October 18). Voice Over Internet [television series episode]. DottoTech. Canada<br /> <br />Dotto, Steve. (Producer). (2005, November 7). Yak Attack [television series episode]. DottoTech.Canada<br />
  33. 33. Bibliography (con’t)<br />Kelly, T. V. (2005). VoIP For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons.<br /> <br />Marqui. (2006). Focus on VoIP. Backbone Magazine. Retrieved from<br /> http://www.backbonemag.com/Supplements/VOIP_Supplement.asp <br /> <br />Statistics Canada. (2008). Residential Telephone Survey. The Daily. Retrieved from <br /> http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/080423/dq080423d-eng.htm <br />
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