Doro – a leading Swedish consumer electronics company has today announced the launch of its NeoBio™ range of cordless DECT home phones. The essence of which can be summed up in two simple words – ‘organic design’. The name - NeoBio™ - originates from an industrial design trend referred to as ‘Neo Naturalism’ which focuses on harnessing the energies of nature to create new and dramatic designs.
Doro’s design team has combined natural organic shapes with the crisp, contemporary principles of Swedish design – to develop a range of stylish, comfortable and accessible handsets. Each handset comes with two decorative ‘skins’ – which can easily change the appearance and style of the phone. This allows the user to personalise their phone and coordinate it with their interior colour scheme. The NeoBio™ skin designs are the work of upcoming Swedish illustrator Lina Ekstrand and were inspired by the natural Scandinavian environment.
“Our ambition was to create an appealing home telephone that’s pleasing to look at with a design that can be changed to match the home’s interior. In developing NeoBio™ we have succeeded in coming up with a product that’s both stylish and comfortable to use. More importantly it doesn’t cost the earth. NeoBio™ makes hi-design accessible to the masses.” says Fredrik Forssell, Doro’s European Marketing Director.
The NeoBio™ range is available in a number of options to ensure there’s a stylish phone that suits every home. Additional extension handsets can be bought and added to a base unit separately. Chris Millington, UK country manager at Doro commented: “The concept of NeoBio™ is all about providing high-end inspired design at accessible prices for UK home makers. We’ve focused on delivering the functions that consumers need from their home phone, in an organic and comfortable design.”
Sample of Doro NeoBio™ handsets
NeoBio™ 10: caller ID, 20 position phonebook and redial
NeoBio™ 15r: 20 position phonebook, redial and integral answer machine
NeoBio™ 20: backlit display and keypad, caller ID, speakerphone and skins
NeoBio™ 25r: answer machine, backlit display/keypad, speakerphone and skins
NeoBio™ 40: colour display, polyphonic tones, 100 position phonebook and skins
NeoBio™ 45r: answer machine, 100 position phonebook, colour display and skins
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