Phoenix Audio Technologies Announces Completion of the Integration of its Spider Product Family with Skype For Business


IRVINE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE) — Phoenix Audio Technologies announced today that it has completed the integration of its Spider product family with Skype for Business. The Spider product family is now fully compatible with the Skype for Business protocol. In addition, the Spider dial pad can be configured to function as a control device for Skype – using the built-in keypad and display. The user can utilize the Spider dial pad to dial, mute, initiate, and accept calls, as well as to control conferencing volumes. The Spider product family currently includes three models, all of which contain USB Speakerphone interfaces. In addition, the MT502 PSTN and the MT505 SIP models include secondary telephone interfaces with a fully functional dial pads and displays.  This functionality also works when units are connected to Skype via Phoenix Audio’s MT340 Power Hub USB extender.    

“Skype for Business users can now enjoy all of the unique features the Spider family offers, such as daisy chaining, dual connectivity, and exceptional audio quality,” says Jacob Marash, Phoenix Audio Chief Operating Officer. “With a single device on your table or desk, you can now fully control your Skype calls, in addition to using it as your daily speakerphone and conference phone. No longer is a separate keyboard, mouse, or dedicated controller necessary to dial out and initiate a video conferencing session.”