This is a hot topic within the VoIP industry at
You can to a degree with
various methods of ingenuity.
right equipment (such as a SIPphone adapter) you can use your current
wireless handset for example and be wireless around the house.
You can use Bluetooth technology....but are
restricted to very short distances away from your computer. You can take
this a step further and use bluetooth to connect your headset and Pocket
PC together with your Pocket PC connected wirelessly (802.11b/g) to your
wireless access point which is connected to your broadband internet
connection (jeees whad a geek!) This will enable you to be wireless
throughout you normal wireless range as long as you have your headset and
pocket PC together. (you could cheat and just plug a conventional headset
into your pocket PC if you can't stretch to a bluetooth headset)
You can do a similar thing with a laptop of course.
If you are out in your garden using your headset connected to your laptop
(wired or wirelessly) and your laptop is connected to your wireless LAN
and you're talking over a VoIP connection then I'd class that as using
For industry the push
seems to be for seemless wireless VoIP communication whereby a wireless
VoIP handset (or headset) can roam between wireless LAN's (if you are in a
big building spread over many floors) or between public hotspots. This is
just coming on line now and will be the next big VoIP 'thang'.