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Ilse Jurrien
brand Plantronics category Mobile phones

RadioShack offers DECT phone

content type Press information Mail the editor Posted by Ilse Jurrien
Friday, November 27th 2009 - 15:40 CET - Comments: 0
T his holiday season, one out of every three adults over the age of 65 in the US will struggle hearing the voices of their loved ones. Hearing loss impacts nearly 36 million Americans, yet still remains an often overlooked health issue. Clarity, a division of Plantronics and manufacturer of amplified phones, released a new cordless phone this year - the Clarity D613 - now available nationwide at RadioShack that utilizes Digital Enhanced Cordless Technology 6.0 (DECT) and provides seniors with an affordable and powerful solution to once again enjoy conversations.
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DECT phone


Clarity D613 DECT phone to be purchased at RadioShack

The Plantronics Clarity D613 can be purchased at RadioShack locations throughout the US and online for $89.99. The DECT phone amplifies sound up to 30 decibels to provide crisp, clear and interference-free communication. In addition, the DECT phone features an ergonomic design with large, soft touch buttons that makes it easier to use for people with arthritis. Plus, the Clarity D613 bold numbers and text helps those with waning vision.


DECT phone for people with hearing loss

"This year, more than any year before, we believe people are seeking truly helpful, but also affordable, gifts," said Carsten Trads, president of Clarity. "For someone with hearing loss, a simple conversation is one of the best gifts possible. With affordability in mind, we created our new DECT phone for people like your parent, grandparent, sister, uncle or friend who are missing out on these conversations. We all love a good holiday sweater, but we want people to know there are life changing products like this available too."


DECT amplified phone available at RadioShack

The Plantronics Clarity D613 phone also features a digital answering machine and other senior-friendly elements such has a lightweight handset and a contrasting caller ID display for people with low vision. The DECT phone is hearing aid and T-coil compatible. It also complies with TIA-1083 guideline, ensuring reduced interference for those using hearing aids during conversations.


Plantronics DECT phone features

In addition, the new Clarity DEC phone features call waiting caller ID, call screening, call transfer and mute call functions. The phone also includes a speakerphone, a 30 name and number phonebook and nine speed dial options. All DECT phones have a one-year limited warranty and three menu languages (English, French and Spanish).

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