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Is it possible to develop VoIP in Java for use on the LAN without using a PBX or a phone?

Is it possible to develop VoIP in Java for use on the LAN without using a PBX or a phone?

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It's called a softphone. For an example, check out services such as Skype -- a phone isn't required, you just need a sound card. The calls are then carried over Internet connections. So yes, it absolutely can be done.

This was first published in January 2007

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