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Speakal BTS8 Windows 7 Computer Phone Preview

Speakal BTS8 Windows 7 Computer Phone

Speakal BTS8 Windows 7 Computer Phone


  • Product Name: BTS8 Windows 7 Hybrid Computer Phone
  • Manufacturer: Speakal
  • Review Date: January 06, 2011 14:34
  • First Impression: Mildly Interesting
  • Buy Now
  • Windows 7-based OS
  • Fax integration
  • Skype
  • Land line
  • Web browser
  • Email
  • SMS
  • Calendar
  • Call recording
  • Contacts

Executive Overview

It's a phone. It's a PC. It's a phone. It's a PC. Speakal, a company driven by its passion for sound, intelligent technology and innovative designs, is apparently ecstatic to announce the BTS8, an office phone system that doubles as a personal computer.  The integrated Windows 7 OS enables users to manage and record your phone calls, answer emails, and even video chat with the on board webcam via Skype.  The 5" LCD display can be connected to an external monitor via VGA for enhanced visibility.  Additional capabilities include fax receiving, SMS text messaging, media player, contacts management, and a calendar empowering the BTS8 to be the ultimate communications and multimedia powerhouse. You can even browse the web and reach your data remotely for optimal connectivity.

Of course, it's still a land-locked phone system... but one that stretches the format and seems to be a whole lot more relevant than your typical land-line. With the prices of PCs coming down so low, is this a preview of the future of office telephony? We'll have to wait and see if it catches on.

"BTS8 completely streamlines business communications and computing for the modern office. Users are able to optimize connectivity and empower their phone with the advanced capabilities of Windows 7 while saving up to 90% of the power regularly used with a desktop PC."

- David Solomon, CEO Speakal

Speakal is also debuting the DS910, a Bluetooth iPhone dock for users to make hands-free calls.  It incorporates an easy to read LCD display, alarm clock, FM Radio, and a 3.5mm auxiliary input for other music sources.

For more information about Speakal visit www.speakal.com.

About Speakal
Speakal Corporation is a privately held, United States company, based in Culver City, California that earned its worldwide recognition by delivering consumers unique product designs that combine intelligent technology, high quality sound, durability, and functionality. Established in 2008, Speakal was able to expand their reach and presence in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East markets.  Speakal continues to gain market share by introducing new audio product designs and diverse product lines that relate to the different end-users life styles and that hold special value for them.  For more information, please visit www.speakal.com.

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