Mvox MV900 Hands-free Speakerphone Named Product of the Year for 2005 by Planet PDA Magazine
July 19, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsCupertino, Calif., July 19, 2006 – Mvox™, a leading provider of intelligent, hands-free voice interface devices for Bluetooth® enabled phones and PC VoIP applications, today announced that its flagship MV900 Bluetooth and USB dual mode speakerphone received Planet PDA’s 2005 Product of the Year award for being the world’s smallest, loudest, and clearest speakerphone in its class. Each year Planet PDA magazine honors companies that have demonstrated excellence in technological innovation and application refinements in the handheld computer and smartphone industries.
At the size of a palm, the Mvox MV900 is a hand-free, powerful speakerphone for commuters and mobile professionals to make mobile and VoIP calls on the go. It features voice-operated command dialing and memory presets for true hands-free communication. The 120 dB speaker volume and state-of-the-art small array microphone technology allow users to enjoy loud and clear phone conversations while driving on noisy highways. In addition to Bluetooth connectivity, the MV900 is also a plug-and-play USB speakerphone, facilitating high quality VoIP calls on PDAs, smartphones, and PCs using Internet telephony applications such as Skype, Gizmo Project, AOL IM, MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, and Google Talk.
"Mvox has demonstrated to the editors of Planet PDA that its MV900 has gone the extra mile to create a truly innovative and high-performance hands-free product," said Rich Tehrani, president and group publisher of Planet PDA. "Mvox's MV900 is an excellent hands-free speakerphone for users of PDAs and smartphones, who are highly mobile and need to communicate safely and productively anywhere, anytime, through whatever network is available."
“Planet PDA Magazine is the authority on mobile productivity and we are honored to have been recognized as a leader in intelligent voice interface innovation,” said Sally Li, VP of Marketing. “The MV900 is a testimony to our never-ending quest to be at the forefront of true handsfree voice interface technology while offering practical products that solve real-life challenges.”
The MV900 is the industry’s smallest, clearest, and loudest Bluetooth and USB speakerphone with 120dB peak volume. It integrates Mvox’s patent-pending DSP and voice interface technologies featuring state-of-the-art technical advancements, including:
• Highly-integrated DSP mixed signal processor, also known as Application Specific Signal Processor
• Advanced Small Array Microphone (SAM)™ technology
• Speaker-independent continuous voice command recognition enables one touch dialing
• Best acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) of its kind with ability to manage non-linear echo with superior noise suppression
• Superior full duplex two way communication
• Far-field voice pick up
• Speaker volume is up to 120 dB, the loudest in its class
The MV900 is available today with an MSRP of $160. At the size of a deck of cards, it weights 2.5 ounces, and features a talking time of 4 hours and stand-by time of 200 hours, a free earphone, and a car sun visor clip and a neck strap.
About Mvox Technologies, Inc.
Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, Mvox develops and markets award-winning portable, intelligent, high-performance voice interface devices, such as smart headsets with integrated speakerphones and Bluetooth/USB dual-mode speakerphones.
Mvox is at the forefront of enabling true hands-free communication, having launched the industry’s smallest Bluetooth/USB dual-mode speakerphone in 2005. Mvox holds industry-leading patents on small array microphone (SAM) voice interface technologies.
Mvox is partnered with major mobile device, infrastructure, and communication manufacturers including Palm, Avaya, and Skype. Mvox products are available and supported through business channel, such as Avaya value-added reseller channel, and national and international retailers, including palm.com, RadioShack, amazon.com, and hellodirect.com.
Mvox™ is a trademark of Mvox Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.
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