Web phone


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Web phone

(1) A cellphone with Web access. Most cellphones are Internet capable and have access to the Web, email and other Internet facilities. Internet data plans have separate fees from voice plans. See smartphone.

(2) Using the Internet to make a telephone call. See IP phone and softphone.
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The Vodafone web phone service is intended for computer users with a broadband connection and enables subscribers to use the instant messaging service.
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IMS' Web Phone is an application designed for contractors to transmit information in real-time, which eliminates the need for printed materials.
The Pogo Web Phone is the first wireless device to offer full high-speed mobile Internet access without the need for 3G technology, operating on existing GSM and GPRS networks.
Unlike many computers which are bulky and impractical to move, the Web Phones work in any standard phone jack and can be shifted around the house as customers move from the kitchen to the living room or home office.
The web phones will be capable of acting as a computer or a telephone and feature a touch screen together with free access to city and government web sites at http://www.
Telecomms equipment, services and solutions company Marconi Corp plc has entered into a deal with web and e-mail filtering company SurfControl plc in order to protect web phones and interactive kiosks.
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LapLink Everywhere is a mobile access subscription service that allows access to email, calendars, contacts, files, forms, and databases from any browser-based device including web phones, PDA's, Internet cafe's, or an Apple Macintosh.
The company's NetFront family of browsers is deployed worldwide in approximately 230 different commercial products from over 80 major manufacturers, totaling nearly 86 million units (as of February 2003), including TVs, set top boxes, handheld games, PDAs, word processors, car navigation systems, Web phones and mobile phones that support NTT DoCoMo's popular I-mode services.
Major retailers and online stores will soon carry DataPlay-enabled devices such as music players, digital cameras, PDAs, web phones and lap-top computers, as well as DataPlay blank and pre-recorded digital media.
The company's embedded browser software powers over 120 different commercial products including televisions, set top boxes, game consoles, PDAs, word processing machines, car navigation systems, web phones, kiosk terminals and intranet terminals.