Brooktrout Technology, Inc.

Brooktrout Technology Executives Share SIP Expertise at Two Leading IP Industry Events

    Needham, Massachusetts (ots/PRNewswire) - Brooktrout Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of media processing, network interface, call control and signal processing products, today announced that its Vice President, Chief Technology Officer for Next-Gen Communications, Eric Burger, and its Senior Product Manager for IP, James Rafferty, will present at two upcoming VoIP conferences. Mr. Burger will participate in two panels at the 2005 Winter SIP Forum in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Mr. Rafferty will address executives at the 2005 IP Communication Industry Executive Summit in Sophia Antipolis, France.

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    On January 17 at the Winter SIP Forum, Mr. Burger will bring his SIP expertise and experience to the "Media Servers & Applications Servers" panel, where he will examine the standards work needed for integration of Media Servers and Application Servers to deliver the next generation of innovative media-rich services. On January 18, he will participate on the Video and SIP panel where he will share his views and real world case studies on why video is crossing the chasm of adoption. Brooktrout Technology recently announced that its SnowShore Media Server(TM) has been deployed as part of a new 3G Videomail service allowing mobile subscribers to view and purchase video content as well as send, receive, store and manage voice and video messages.

    Brooktrout Technology offers a wide range of products designed to assist carriers and network equipment vendors in delivering solutions that can seamlessly connect to IP and TDM based networks, or can be used as gateways between the two. The Brooktrout SnowShore Media Server is the industry's premier standards-based media server. It leverages the simplicity and flexibility of SIP and VoiceXML to provide a cost-effective and highly scalable IP media server solution, powering a broad range of voice and video services for next-generation wireline, wireless and broadband networks. For additional information please stop by Brooktrout's display at the Winter SIP Forum or visit:

    Mr. Burger is Vice President, Chief Technology Officer for Next-Gen Communications for Brooktrout Technology and is a pioneer of the SIP-Controlled Media Server. Mr. Burger represents Brooktrout Technology by participating on several industry standards forums including the IETF, IEEE and SIP Forum. He is the author of numerous IETF RFCs and SIP-related drafts, as well as contributions to the W3C, PacketCable, and other standards organizations. Mr. Burger currently has eight patents issued and eight patents pending, and holds degrees from MIT and the Catholic University of Leuven and was an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at George Mason University.

    On January 26, Mr. Rafferty will address executives at the 2005 IP Communication Industry Executive Summit on the "Black & White vs. Purple" panel where he will discuss opportunities to generate increased revenue for applications that include rich media support such as video messaging and related requirements for better transport.

    Mr. Rafferty is the Senior Product Manager for IP Telephony at Brooktrout Technology. Mr. Rafferty is responsible for Brooktrout Technology's IP and carrier voice product lines. Mr. Rafferty is also active in the IP Telephony standards process through his work with the Internet Engineering Task Force and ITU-T Study Group 16. He is the author of numerous RFCs and was instrumental in extending the T.38 IP fax standard to enable support for SIP. Mr. Rafferty holds a B.S. and Master of Engineering degrees in Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

    About Brooktrout Technology

    Brooktrout Technology is a leading supplier of media processing, network interface, call control and signal processing products that enable the development of applications, systems and services for both the New Network(TM) (packet-based) and the traditional telephone (TDM) network. The Company's strategy is to partner with its customers and collaborate closely with them to help accelerate their delivery of new applications and services, increase their existing business, and help them expand into new markets. For more information, visit Brooktrout Technology is a subsidiary of Brooktrout, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKT).

    Brooktrout, Brooktrout Technology, the New Network and the SnowShore Media Server, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Brooktrout, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

        Laura Often                              Lida Joly
        +1-781-453-4858                        +32-2-658-5190    

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