Press Release Summary:
Utilizing Bluetooth technology, scala-500(TM) allows VoIP users to manage online calls wirelessly. Weighing just over Â½ oz and providing talk time up to 7.5 hr, unit works as stand-alone Bluetooth device for mobile phones, or as VoIP headset with laptop or workstation when paired with VoIP adapter, which delivers remote, voice-controlled experience at up to 30 ft. Headset offers Skype(TM) Internet telephony service, 2-3 hr recharge time, and 1 week stand-by time.
Original Press Release:
Cardo Systems Debuts scala-500(TM) VoIP Bluetooth(TM) Headset for Hands-Free VoIP Communication
Bluetooth(TM) Headset with VoIP Adapter Offers VoIP users Lightweight Hands- Free Convenience with Additional Features for Skype(TM) Users
LAS VEGAS, April 5 / -- CTIA Wireless 2006, Hall C1, Booth 257 -- Cardo Systems, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of wireless Bluetooth(TM) devices for the consumer market, today announced a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) version of its popular scala-500(TM) Bluetooth(TM) headset. The new scala-500 VoIP utilizes proven Bluetooth technology to allow VoIP users to manage their online calls wirelessly.
Weighing just over half an ounce and boasting a talk time of up to 7.5 hours, the scala-500 VoIP works as a standalone Bluetooth device for mobile phones, or as a VoIP headset with a laptop or workstation when paired with the Cardo Systems VoIP Adapter. The VoIP Adapter, which can be connected to the user's laptop or PC via a USB port, delivers a remote, voice controlled, handsfree VoIP experience at a distance of up to 30 feet.
The scala-500 VoIP offers users of the popular Skype(TM) Internet telephony service wireless, remote voice control of key VoIP features, including Skype's address book search, call contact, disconnect call, and redial functions, as well as the ability to minimize or maximize the Skype on- screen window.
Additional features of Cardo Systems' scala-500 VoIP headset include:
-- 2-3 hours of recharge time
-- One full week of stand-by time
-- 13 different volume levels
"VoIP is moving into the mainstream, and the scala-500 VoIP takes Internet telephony to a whole new level of ease and simplicity," said Abraham Glezerman, Chairman and CEO of Cardo Systems, Inc. "Using our scala-500 VoIP system, businesses and consumers have access to the added versatility of wireless voice control capability when using Internet telephony services from Skype."
The Cardo scala-500(TM) VoIP Bluetooth Headset is available directly from Cardo Systems and at select US wireless dealers and retailers. Cardo Systems is not affiliated with Skype. Additional information about the Cardo scala- 500(TM) VoIP headset or other Cardo Systems products is available at www.cardowireless.com/ .
About Cardo Systems, Inc.
Cardo Systems, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, specializes in the design, development, manufacturing and sale of innovative wireless Bluetooth consumer electronic devices. Cardo products include the scala-500 and scala- 500 VoIP Bluetooth headsets with Windguard technology; the new scala-700 and scala-750 Bluetooth headsets; the scala-rider Bluetooth headset for motorcycle helmets; and the BTA II, Bluetooth adapters, which convert any standard mobile, or 900-MHz or 1800-MHz cordless land-line phone into Bluetooth capable devices.