Viseon VisiFone Profiled in ''The Wall Street Journal'' Today

 

Press Release

Source: Viseon, Inc.

Viseon VisiFone Profiled in ''The Wall Street Journal'' Today

Tuesday August 24, 2:20 pm ET


DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2004--Viseon, Inc. (OTCBB:VSNI - News), a global developer of broadband personal video communications solutions, today announced that the Visifone(TM) is profiled in an article in the August 24, 2004 issue of "The Wall Street Journal" titled "The Videophone Goes Mass Market." The article also discusses the growing interest in video telephony and plans for broad deployment by the major broadband Internet providers including TimeWarner Cable, the nation's second largest cable company.

"Unlike other videophone options, the VisiFone delivers TV-quality, two-way video and/or audio calls to any compatible device, anywhere in the world, with no transport or monthly service charges. Every call is free with a VisiFone. The VisiFone will also connect to any of the over one million corporate video conferencing systems worldwide," said John Harris, Viseon's president and CEO. "We are excited to see that our 10 years of video communication technology developments and patents are reaching the consumer market with broader exposure from the national press."

 

About The VisiFone

The VisiFone is the world's first low-cost broadband videophone. It is a self-contained system that does not require a PC or any external equipment. The VisiFone operates on any broadband connection and home or office network including high-speed Internet connections via DSL or cable modem. The VisiFone is H.323 or SIP compliant and delivers up to 30 frames per second video and crisp audio quality utilizing 128k to 512k of bandwidth. It is compatible with virtually all corporate video conferencing systems, yet at $599, the VisiFone can be used by the over 30 million broadband connected U.S. homes. The VisiFone can be purchased at http://www.viseon.com/ today.

 

About Viseon

Viseon has been developing, manufacturing and patenting video communication technologies for use by corporations, universities and government agencies since 1994. Its products have been sold under various brand names around the world including Philips, Canon, VTEL and Gentner. Viseon recently announced a strategy to deliver TV-quality broadband videophones to consumers and businesses directly and through relationships with broadband providers. Viseon currently owns U.S. patent numbers 5,802,281, 6,073,192, 6,397,275, 6,519,662 and number 6,654,825. Viseon also holds patents in 18 European and Asian countries and has additional patents pending.

 

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Information in this news release includes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, adverse business or market conditions, the ability to secure and satisfy customers, the availability and cost of materials from suppliers, adverse competitive developments, change in or cancellation of customer requirements, and other risks detailed from time to time as set forth in applicable SEC filings.
 

Contact:

Viseon, Inc., Dallas
Marcie Brownlee,
mbrownlee@viseon.com
http://www.viseon.com/