Panasonic launched cordless telephone for people with hearing disabilities and low vision
News, June 30 2011
Panasonic, the leading brand of cordless home telephones worldwide, introduced a new DECT 6.0 plus technology cordless telephone to enable consumers with hearing and visual disabilities
The Talking Caller ID announces caller ID information between rings using text-to-speech technology.
Any-key Answer allows any handset key to be pressed to answer a call, and the ergonomically designed handset features a rubberized non-slip grip.
The Tone Equalizer feature allows users with mild to moderate hearing disabilities to use a toggle switch on the handset to boost the frequencies they hear best in callers’ voices: treble, mid-range or bass.
The phone also has large, rubberized backlit buttons, a large-character white backlit 1.9-inch LCD display, and a hands-free speakerphone on the handset as well as in the base unit.
The KX-TG6591T cordless phone is available at retail for price of $59.95, which includes one handset. A two-handset model, KX-TG6592T, is $79.95.