Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Linksys and Skype Introduce VoIP Cordless Handset

Linksys and Skype will begin marketing a new cordless phone for the free Skype service. The handset also supports SkypeOut, SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail. Key features include:

  • Supports call waiting

  • Mute button

  • 3 available ring tones

  • Intercom support to between multiple handsets

  • Built-in speakerphone

  • Color LCD panel

  • Up to 120 hour standby time and 10 hour talk time

  • Hold Button

  • Caller ID

  • Address Book that supports up 120 contacts

  • Ringer -Off/On switch

  • Navigation button for screen

  • Voice encryption

  • Headset jack for connecting a headset

  • Uses DECT wireless technology so won't interfere with 2.4GHz phones or devices

  • Single base station supports up to four additional DECT based phones

  • Handset locater button on USB base station

The estimated street price is $129.99.

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