Odin's Raven writes "Opera Software's R-and-D department today announced the discovery of a new technology dubbed 'Opera SoundWave' - a platform-independent speech solution for short- and medium-range interpersonal communication. Based on open standards, Opera's patent-pending P2P speech technology uses analogue signals carried through open air, enabling users to communicate in real- time without the use of computers or mobile phones. Details (including link to tech preview) are available in their press release. I wonder how long it will be before a FOSS implementation of this technology emerges?"
<p>Wow. that sounds really cool. I think that it could totally change the world, the way that we communicate and everything else. I think this is going to be big...</p> <p>Read more <a href="http://www.opera.com/pressreleases/en/2005/04/01/">Here</a>!</p>