Gtalk2VoIP is a totally fascinating service which links together IM services like Google Talk, MSN and Yahoo! Messenger with SIP phones and ordinary landlines and lets you make voice calls between them all. What makes this different is that everything is controlled from your instant messenger program of choice, which is a pretty cool way of handling things.
The help and setup interface is still a little too…ahem…rustic for my liking, but the concept looks great and they have done a plug-in for Google Desktop that sports a nicer interface. Here’s a tip guys – do a Firefox extension as quick as you can! Bookmark this puppy, it’s definitely one to watch.
GTalk2VoIP is a free and publicly open voice gateway for major Instant Messenger clients. It make possible voice interoperability between Google Talk, MSN/Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and SIP phones. Originally, the gateway was developed with Google Talk support only (and made calls to PSTN), from which it derived its name.