NEC Combines DECT and Wifi in New Handset

NEC has announced it is extending its Business Mobility portfolio with a new smart handset that combines the power of DECT and WiFi data.

NEC’s new G966 SmartDECT handset combines latest IP DECT communications with the flexibility of WiFi-based Android application support that enable tight integration with business-specific applications.

Unique combination of DECT and WiFi

NEC’s Business Mobility solutions provide organisations and their staff with excellent and secure wireless communications. Expanding on proven IP DECT technology, NEC’s handsets take advantage of CAT-iq HD-Voice quality and include UC functionality and features such as central directory access, presence look-up, messaging with priority indication and confirmation, SOS personal alarming and localization by IP DECT RSSI/triangulation.

With an appealing slim design, large 4” inch high resolution touchscreen, Bluetooth 4.0 and dedicated keys, NEC’s new G966 handset complements the range that include the well-known and highly appreciated G266 and G566 handsets. The G966’s WiFi capabilities and Android OS expand on this by providing users with access to their vital business applications, integration with NEC UC platforms such as UNIVERGE 3C Mobile Client, but also to Mail and Calendar, the company’s intranet and VoWiFi. In the upcoming months NEC will introduce the G966 handset in its various markets worldwide.

“As one of the leading global vendors and driving forces behind IP DECT technology solutions, we have been at the forefront of developments for many years”, says Bert van Koelen, Global Business Manager Mobility at NEC Enterprise Solutions. “We enjoy overwhelming interest and appreciation from customers worldwide and it is fantastic to experience the ever increasing demand for our next generation solutions. Our latest and truly sophisticated G966 DECT handset empowers the so-called Smart Enterprise. Integration with industry and business specific applications drives business process enhancements and ensures higher safety and service levels making this device an extremely powerful and vital offering to the market”, van Koelen concludes.

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