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Aplio was an Internet appliance maker located in San Bruno, California. They were a French startup that was founded in 1996.[1] They were acquired by Net2Phone in 2000.[2]

Their product Aplio/Phone is a device that allowed a standard telephone to communicate across the Internet.[3] It was named Product of the Year by the Internet Telephony magazine. Version 2.0 was shipped in 1999.[4] Aplio/Pro was an Internet telephony appliance with an embedded Linux kernel. It was named Product of the Year by Internet Telephony and Communications Services magazines.[5]


  1. ^ Lehrbaum, Rick (August 10, 2000). "Reach out and Tux someone". ZDNet. Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  2. ^ "Net2Phone Acquires Aplio". Net2Phone. July 19, 2000. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  3. ^ Komando, Kim (June 1998). "Technology: Be a Power Player". Popular Mechanics. 175 (6): 52. Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  4. ^ Lent, Anne Fischer (January 8, 1999). "Aplio Shows New Internet Phone at CES". PCWorld. Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  5. ^ Staff (September 1, 2000). "VoIP and Embedded Linux". Linux Journal. Retrieved 2011-03-08.