Motorola Embeds CDMA Femtocell into Digital Photo Frame

I have to hand it to the guys at Motorola for coming up with the idea to integrate a femtocell and a VoIP soft phone into a digital photo frame. Femtocells help cover weak spots in a cellular network by sending calls over the internet—which is a good idea except that it would involve yet another device cluttering up your workspace. The choice of a frame as the focal point for the system is a clever solution to this problem because it already utilizes a touchscreen and it blends in well with the surrounding environment. Femtocells have yet to make a big impact on our wireless networks, but I can see devices like this helping to speed up adoption. [connectedhome2go via ZatzNotFunny]

Share This Story

Get our `newsletter`



that's a damn good idea. but isn't the word integrated a bit of a stretch, when the femto cell transceiver is sitting to the right of the screen? :)