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New Motorola Connected Cordless Phone Systems Simplify and

Monty Solomon (
Tue, 3 Jan 2006 16:48:45 -0500

New Motorola Connected Cordless Phone Systems Simplify and
Personalize Family Communications
- Jan 3, 2006 08:00 AM (PR Newswire)

The innovative 'Connect To' button on the new Motorola cordless
handsets simplifies access to the many communications options
families have within their home.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT)
today introduced a family of connected cordless phone systems that give
families one-button access to the many ways they can communicate in and around
their homes.

Through an innovative "Connect To" button on each handset, the new
Motorola C51 and SBV5400 expandable cordless phone systems provides access to
landline, Voice-over-IP calling, cellular service, home intercom, live
streaming video, shared family phone books, high-speed Internet, and even
push-to-talk-over-instant messaging -- right from the palm of your hand!

Both cordless phone systems debuted at the 2006 International CES
trade show (Las Vegas, NV), where Motorola is showcasing its seamless
mobility solutions at Booth #8545, and are expected to be commercially
available later this year.

Taking Communications Beyond The Cordless Phone

A 2006 International CES Innovations in Engineering and Design
honoree, the new Motorola C51 is the ultimate expandable cordless
phone system. Using Wi-Fi(R) friendly 5.8 GHz technology, the system
first and foremost begins with your choice of a base station that
enables crystal clear voice phone calls using landline or digital
phone service.

Yet, the Motorola C51 system can do far more than just make voice
calls. Simply tap the "Connect To" button on a color-screen or
standard cordless handset and a menu appears, listing the many ways
your system can communicate. By adding accessories, sold separately,
into the system, you can personalize the capabilities of your cordless

Motorola's "Connect To" accessories include:

-- Bluetooth(R)-enabled wireless phone dock, which instantly adds access
to cell plan minutes and a user's cell phone number. Whether cell phone
reception in the home is a problem, or users simply want to take
advantage of free night and weekend minutes, the docking device for the
C51 is a simple solution.
-- Camera/Intercom, which delivers streaming video and audio to color
handsets, and acts as a two-way communication device. Busy parents can
now monitor the baby without disturbing a nap, or keep an eye on the
kids while multi-tasking around the home.
-- A Voice-over-IP phone adapter, which gives access to your Internet
phone service from any handset.(1)
-- Push-to-Talk-over-Instant Messaging, which connects the cordless
handset to a PC through a USB connector, sold separately. This walkie-
talkie like feature sends your digitized voice over the Internet
through a supported Instant Messaging program. It's perfect for keeping
kids connected to friends without them monopolizing the home computer.


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