Coherent Supplies Further EC-6000 Equipment to KDD Japan for New International Gateway.LEESBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 1996--Coherent Communications Systems Corporation of Leesburg, Virginia Leesburg is a historic town and is the county seat of Loudoun County, Virginia, United States of America. Located approximately 40 miles west-northwest of Washington, D.C. today announced another sale of its Coherent EC-6000 Series 2 Digital Echo Canceller See echo cancellation. to Kokusai Denshin Denwa Co., Ltd. (KDD KDD Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (International Conference)
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KDD Key Distribution Device ), Japan's largest international carrier. The EC-6000 cancellers will be installed in KDD's new international gateway switch in southern Japan. Additional orders are anticipated later as the KDD network continues to expand. This latest sale follows the successful installation of echo cancellation The elimination of an echo in a two-way voice transmission. Echo is created in the telephone company's central office switch when two-wire lines from the customer are converted to four-wire lines for backbone trunks. equipment in the KDD switching center near Tokyo earlier this year.
Commenting for Coherent, President and COO David Powell said: "Our relationship with KDD is very important to us, providing a high profile example of Coherent's ability to understand and translate the requirements of the Japanese market into an effective product strategy. KDD's quality commitment is of the highest level, selecting Coherent's cancellation products in order to deliver top quality voice performance over their international routes. We are delighted to continue our working partnership with KDD, as reflected in this latest contract."
The Coherent EC-6000 Series 2 Digital Echo Canceller provides advanced echo control for both wireline telephony and wireless digital cellular systems. Designed to exceed the ITU-T See ITU.
ITU-T - International Telecommunications Union standards, the unit features Coherent's state of the art RISC RISC
in full Reduced Instruction Set Computing
Computer architecture that uses a limited number of instructions. RISC became popular in microprocessors in the 1980s. devices, providing a flexible and fully future-proof platform for consistent, reliable performance. The canceller has the capability to support #5, #6 and #7 signaling, without the need for any hardware or software changes. The echo canceller's design also includes optimization features to ensure superior "subjective" voice quality and fail-safe facsimile transmission.
The Coherent echo canceller uses patented Non-Linear Processor (NLP (Natural Language Processing) The capability of understanding human language. If the language is spoken, voice recognition plays an important role in converting the sounds to individual words. Then, natural language processing figures out what the words mean. ) techniques, as well as fast and stable convergence (less than 50ms for combined ERL See URL. and ERLE ERLE Echo Return Loss Enhancement
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ERLE Engine Rotor Life Extension of 35dB) - both prerequisites for modern network applications. In addition, the unit features local loopback facilities, extensive alarm reporting and self-test diagnostics, as well as significantly reduced power consumption for improved performance and reduced heat generation. The Coherent EC-6000 Series 2 Digital Echo Canceller supports a full range of application-specific Coherent software, enhancing the unit's adaptability for a wide range of problem-solving in different network situations. Software can be remotely downloaded and upgraded, providing a versatile and cost-effective means of maintaining maximum operational flexibility as the network changes. The echo canceller not only supports configuration and control locally, via a hand-held terminal, but also remotely via a PC or other terminal.
Coherent Communications Systems Corporation is a worldwide leader in state of the art voice enhancement technology, spanning echo cancellation platforms and associated network software. The Company's products are used globally by major commercial telecommunications companies and network operators, including AT&T Wireless, Cellular One, British Telecom, Nokia, NORTEL, Telia, Mercury, Cable & Wireless, Telmex, Cisco Systems, Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom among the extensive list. Coherent is a fully accredited accredited
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