Jan. 18, 2007 – TRENDnet, a Torrance, Calif.-based manufacturer of wired and wireless networking products, announced Thursday the release of a Skype conference kit that enables hands-free Voice over IP conferencing using a Bluetooth connection.

The ClearSky Bluetooth VoIP Conference Phone Kit for Skype includes a conference phone base unit and a USB Class 1 Bluetooth adapter that provide conferencing anywhere within a 100 meter range, the company said.

The rechargeable conference phone, which provides 4 hours of talk time and 72 hours of standby time between charges, contains an integrated LCD screen to view Skype contacts, call history, status, and SkypeOut credit balance, the company said.

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