Friday, January 23, 2009

Verizon Wireless Introduces Touchscreen Home IP Phone

Verizon Wireless introduced a new touch screen home phone system that runs on any broadband connection.

The Verizon Hub offers visual voicemail, contact list management, text message calendar alerts. The Verizon Hub can send audible turn-by-turn directions Verizon Wireless phones with just a few simple taps on the screen. Other capabilities include:

  • Ability to quickly check local traffic and weather in the morning before leaving the house

  • Ability to update your calendar and automatically receive a text when an appointment changes or as a reminder not to be late

  • Preview the trailers from an upcoming movie and then purchase tickets using the Verizon Hub

  • Verizon Wireless customers can use the Verizon Hub to connect to popular applications including VZ Navigator and Chaperone, as well as incorporate their wireless devices through text, picture and video messaging between wireless phones and the Verizon Hub. V CAST content will also be available on the Verizon Hub,

  • When not in use, the Verizon Hub doubles as a digital picture frame displaying all of your favorite photos.