Japan Wi-Fi phone boasts email, Web features
IP Talk, a subsidiary of electronics firm Mitsubishi Electric, will sell a phone that works on voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) only. It will operate only when in the hotspot of a Wi-Fi (802.11b) access point, according to Nikkei Electronics Asia Online.
Networking equipment giant Cisco previously announced it would sell its own Wi-Fi phone, the Cisco 7920 in Japan from July, said the report. Wi-Fi handsets can be used in zones covered by a wireless LAN access point, such as construction sites, hospitals, offices and warehouses. Continue >>