LAS VEGAS ? 3 Jan 2006 ? 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® 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 system.
Motorola's ?Connect To? accessories include:
The phone system also includes a hands-free speaker phone, message forwarding, caller ID and call waiting2 support, an alarm clock function, and a mute option for incoming/outgoing messages. Additional personalization features include:
The Motorola C51 advanced cordless phone system is expected to be available in Spring 2006.
Voice-Enabled Cable Modem with Integrated Cordless Phone Base Station
The new Motorola SBV5400 is a next-generation voice-enabled cable modem that includes the same 5.8 GHz digital cordless phone base station found in the C51. Consumers can expand the system by registering the same accessories from the C51 system with the SBV5400.
For service providers, the SBV5400 is an innovative, all-in-one device ? enabling their customers to ?Connect To? high-speed data1 and high-quality digital phone services2 through a single, expandable cordless phone system..
The Motorola SBV5400 is expected to be available in Spring 2006.
Editors Note: For high-resolution images of Motorola's consumer solutions, please visit: motorola.com/ces.
1 High-speed Internet and Voice-over-IP service sold separately
2 Availability of features depend on network availability