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AudioCodes Demonstrates First WebRTC HD Call Between Browser and IP Phone

LOD, Israel, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC), a leading provider of solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced that it will be demonstrating the 400HD series of IP phones with Opus voice codec capabilities at upcoming market events. As WebRTC is positioned to accelerate adoption of browser-based real-time voice and video communications, AudioCodes is adding Opus support to its IP phones line as part of the One Voice for Hosted Services program and AudioCodes offerings to enterprise UC and contact centers.

"WebRTC is closely monitored by service providers, enterprises and contact centers for providing web to enterprise communication products and services to their customers," commented Yehuda Herscovici, Vice President, Product at AudioCodes. "AudioCodes is enabling its customers to effectively deliver hosted voice services from the cloud. Supporting WebRTC is an important part of the AudioCodes offering and of our One Voice for Hosted Services portfolio."

The addition of Opus to the AudioCodes IP phones line of products allows service providers and enterprises to extend the reach of the communication services to the web, while providing end-to-end high quality calls. Native OPUS-based communications leverage on the error resiliency inherent to the Opus codec. It also serves to remove computing intensive tasks such as transcoding from the service providers' cloud, thus increasing scale and reducing costs.

By adding native WebRTC support to its IP Phones, AudioCodes enables contact center solution partners to effortlessly integrate remote, home and mobile contact center agents, facilitating high definition voice quality calls with consumers and customers calling via their browsers.

For more information on AudioCodes and for scheduling a demo please contact WebRTC@audiocodes.com.

About AudioCodes

AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) designs, develops and sells advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP and data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Routers, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD™, relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. AudioCodes' High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com.

Statements concerning AudioCodes' business outlook or future economic performance; product introductions and plans and objectives related thereto; and statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are "forward-looking statements'' as that term is defined under U.S. Federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated in such statements. These risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: the effect of global economic conditions in general and conditions in AudioCodes' industry and target markets in particular; shifts in supply and demand; market acceptance of new products and the demand for existing products; the impact of competitive products and pricing on AudioCodes' and its customers' products and markets; timely product and technology development, upgrades and the ability to manage changes in market conditions as needed; possible need for additional financing; the ability to satisfy covenants in the Company's loan agreements; possible disruptions from acquisitions; the ability of AudioCodes to successfully integrate the products and operations of acquired companies into AudioCodes' business; and other factors detailed in AudioCodes' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AudioCodes assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.

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CONTACT: Company Contacts Shirley Nakar, Director, Investor Relations AudioCodes Tel: +972-3-976-4000 shirley@audiocodes.com IR Agency Contact Erik Knettel, Grayling Tel: +1-646-284-9415 erik.knettel@grayling.comSource:AudioCodes Ltd.