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Short: Buy video telephones online

VDOnet has begun selling its VDOphone video telephones direct from its Web site. The product works via the Internet or regular phone lines to offer users real-time video and audio communication. The phones are compatible with the ITU's H.324 standard and Microsoft's NetMeeting data and audio conferencing architecture. The company said it will also offer H.323 compliance early next year to make the phones work with other networked video conferencing products. The Internet version sells for $99, while the telephone version costs $149.

VDOnet has begun selling its VDOphone video telephones direct from its Web site. The product works via the Internet or regular phone lines to offer users real-time video and audio communication. The phones are compatible with the ITU's H.324 standard and Microsoft's NetMeeting data and audio conferencing architecture. The company said it will also offer H.323 compliance early next year to make the phones work with other networked video conferencing products. The Internet version sells for $99, while the telephone version costs $149.