Web Phone is the BrowseTel user basic communication device. Beside enabling phone calls and a using of set of supplementary services, it provides also different types of communication (video call, textual chat), list of calls, conferencing, integration with voice mail and other features.
A set of different options to create a Click-to-Call button – a new type of access to BrowseTel or external users. The BrowseTel user can by himself (by using an integrated tool) generate URL link or Virtual Business Card which can be sent to and user by an e-mail message. HTML programming code can be generated to be introduced by external users as part of their Web pages. Last and not least – the QR code can be generated to enable dialing from the printed material, simply by scanning the QR code with the user’s smart phone.
Virtual Business Card (see “Call us Button”) presents an electronic form of user’s Business Card. BrowseTel user can send it to his partner by e-mail message and it carries all personal data of the user: his picture, address, phone and fax number, e-contacts (e-mail, Facebook link, personal Web page, …). Data are taken from the user’s BrowseTel profile and the user can define which data he will publish. Beside this data, the Virtual Business Card gives the user’s on-line presentation status. The partner can always see the BrowseTel user status and call him by clicking the Click-to-Call lines on Virtual Business Card.
Beside calling his partners BrowseTel user can also start a textual Chat with them. Chat can be introduced a the basic communication dialog or within an existing Audio/Video call or as an tool for giving additional information during the Screen sharing. Within the chat itself, the users can also introduce file transfer.
Audio Call is the basic way of communication between two (or more) users. The BrowseTel user can introduce an Audio call with other BrowseTel users or with users of external communication networks. Audio Call can be introduced via standard Web browser (Chrome, Opera, Mozzila Firefox) on the user’s notebook, tablet computer or smart phone.
Video Call is a new way of communication between two (or more) users. The BrowseTel user can introduce an Video call with other BrowseTel users. Video Call can be introduced via standard Web browser (Chrome, Opera, Mozzila Firefox) on the user’s notebook, tablet computer or smart phone.
If the BrowseTel user can organizes a Meet-me conference room, their participants will get invitations – a information of a running conference service (see “Call/Conference email invitations”). The invited users can call the conference room identification number and optionally present themselves by their PIN number.
In order to share his experiences, knowledge or advices – or just for fun, the BrowseTel user can organize Screen sharing. User’s screen or a part of it can be shared with the partner in conversation. This could be for instance a document, presentation, web page, or just the user’s computer desktop.
BrowseTel offers contracts with UK/US network operators what enables the BrowseTel users to make price attractive calls to the external (PSTN and mobile) users. By introduction of “Direct In-Dialling” feature external users can also call the BrowseTel users by their public announced phone number.
When being in an active call, the BrowseTel user can receive a new call (see “Concurrent Calls”). The new call can be accepted or released. If accepted, the old call becomes passive. The user can talk to the user in the new call or switch back to the old one.
Parallel Ringing service enables the user to receive incoming calls simultaneously on two or more devices (numbers) e.g. on his Web phone, desktop office phone and GSM phone.
If Voice Mail service is enabled and the call is not answered in a defined timeout, the call is deferred to Voice Mail, where the calling user can leave his message. The user receives e-mail message notification upon the received (not answered) call.
BrowseTel user can receive or originate a number of concurrent calls. If more of calls are present at a single user, one of them is in active state, others are in passive states. The user can switch between active and passive calls.
BrowseTel user can – according to his request record his call, regardless on it’s type (Audio/Video).
Depending on his BrowseTel Package the user is given certain amount of free-to-talk minutes within US/UK.