Its supplied NiMh battery pack is claimed to offer up to 50 percent more autonomous talk-time than other currently-available telephones
The Home Phone features a built-in 360-degree high definition loudspeaker with a rated output of 3W and bass boost technology
New French startup UrbanHello has simultaneously launched its Home Phone – with 360-degree high definition loudspeaker and dual OLED display panels – at CES 2013 and on Kickstarter
The speaker-grille and top panel come in a range of colors, including a special green-bodied version (not shown) which has been created as a unique reward for backers on crowd-funding platform Kickstarter
When placed on a table, the Home Phone uses patented technology to automatically switch to hands-free operation
Akin to the mighty Ericofon designed in the late 1940s, the Home Phone's mechanical keypad has been relegated to the bottom and features essential buttons only
Many of today's telecomms users find that their conversational needs are more than satisfied by smartphones, yet most still have a home phone connected to a landline. The latter has received something of a modern make-over at the hands of UrbanHello, a new startup founded in Paris, France by Hervé Artus and Catherine Seys. The appropriately-named Home Phone has simultaneously launched at CES 2013 and on Kickstarter.
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