Jabra introduces the Freeway

Jabra introduces the Jabra Freeway, a Bluetooth in-car speakerphone with three speakers, an FM transmitter, and voice controls.

Jabra Freeway
Jabra Freeway Jabra

ORLANDO, Fla.--Jabra has released the Freeway, the first in-car speakerphone to feature three speakers. The company says this creates a virtual surround-sound effect that can be used inside or outside the vehicle.

Other features include a built-in FM transmitter, the ability to announce incoming caller ID, and voice controls that let you answer, end, reject, and redial calls just by speaking. Jabra has also partnered with Voice Assist, a service that lets you respond to e-mail and text with your voice, and post to Facebook and Twitter via voice as well. The Voice Assist subscription is only good for a year, however--you'll have to pay after that.

Of course, the Jabra Freeway also has Jabra's Noise Blackout Extreme dual-mic technology, and it has a movement sensor so it can turn itself on and off when you enter and leave the car. The Freeway's MSRP is $129.

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Nicole Lee is a senior associate editor for CNET, covering cell phones, Bluetooth headsets, and all things mobile. She's also a fan of comic books, video games, and of course, shiny gadgets.


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