WorldGate Delivers New Standard in Video Calling with Ojo Vision Digital Video Phone

Updated: January 06, 2011

TREVOSE, Pa. --(Business Wire)-- WorldGate®, a leading provider of digital voice and video phone communication products and services, today delivers the new standard in video calling with the Ojo Vision Digital Video Phone (News - Alert). Available at www.ojophone.com, the Ojo Vision features true-to-life high quality video communications and a full suite of VoIP telephony functionality, all with calling plans starting at only $11.99 per month.

"General broadband availability has driven the proliferation of all things multimedia," said George E. Daddis, Jr., CEO of WorldGate. "As a result, consumer familiarity and demand for video as part of our daily lives has hit critical mass - as evidenced by the popularity of PC based video services."

"The Ojo Vision takes video communications and conversations to the next level with a combination of functional simplicity, affordable digital calling plans, reliability and exceptional picture quality," added Mr. Daddis. "With tens of thousands of the Ojo Vision phones shipped and being sold through our OEM channel already, consumers can be assured of a high quality communications experience like no other-for the same or less than their existing digital phone service."

WorldGate's digital video phone calling plans cost 25 to 50 percent less, on average, than traditional landline service, with unlimited calling to the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, plus low international rates to all other destinations. Subscribers can select a new phone number from area codes across the U.S. or transfer their existing phone number.

Ojo Vision Digital Video Phone features include:

  • Highest quality video
  • Seven-inch, high-resolution LCD digital screen
  • Plug-and-play installation
  • Digital photo frame
  • Display to external TV or PC Monitor
  • Enhanced phonebook with snapshot pictures to store up to 300 contacts

Advanced Telephony Caabilities:

  • Enhanced voicemail, three-way voice conference calling, caller ID, call waiting, call forwarding, speed dial and more
  • Digital integration for existing household phones
  • NAT transversal technology for zero configuration and plug-and-play installation
  • Multi-language graphical user interface

For more information, calling plans and to order the Ojo Vision Digital Video Phone and service, please visit www.ojophone.com.

About WorldGate

Founded in 1996, WorldGate is a leading provider of digital voice and video phone services and next generation video phones. In today's increasingly busy world where family and friends are spread throughout the globe, WorldGate unites the lives of people in an effortless and affordable way using next generation video communications technologies. Ojo Labs designs and develops innovative digital video phones featuring high quality, real-time, two-way video. In addition to offering the latest in video technology, Ojo Services also provides a turn-key communication services platform supplying complete back-end support services with best-in-class customer service. This unique combination of functional design, advanced technology and use of IP broadband networks provides true-to-life video communication. As a result, Ojo Quality video brings family and friends closer together by offering a new way to experience communication-through an immediate video connection allowing them to instantly hear and see each other for a face-to-face conversation. For more information, please visit www.ojoservices.com or www.ojophone.com.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Expressions of future goals and similar expressions including, without limitation, expressions using the terminology "may," "plans," "expects," "anticipates," "forecasts," and expressions which otherwise reflect something other than historical fact are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the factors described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The actual results may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties. No obligation is undertaken to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

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