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Press Releases

Press Releases

VTech Unveils New HD Wi-Fi Cameras and Touchscreen Monitors in Award-Winning Baby Monitor Line

New video monitors feature motion alerts and free live remote access via smartphone and tablet app

BEAVERTON, Ore., Feb. 15, 2017 – Meeting the needs of busy families looking to stay connected to their little ones from anywhere, today VTech Communications, Inc. announced the addition of two new high-definition Wi-Fi baby monitor cameras to its award-winning baby monitor portfolio. The VM991 Pan & Tilt Expandable Video Monitor and the VM981 Expandable Video Monitor are each supported with a touchscreen parent unit and the new MyVTech Baby app for Apple iOS and Android

VTech Adds New Baby Monitors To Award-Winning Line

Features like larger screens, a soothing projection-night light, expanded lullaby options, and a modern, fun design provide parents with more options

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 29, 2016 – VTech knows that hard-working parents appreciate technology that lets them watch over and comfort their little ones. Today, VTech® Communications Inc. announced the addition of six new monitors to its award-winning baby monitor line, designed to meet the unique needs of any family. Knowing that parents want everything from fully capable cameras with large displays and automatic night vision to simple audio monitors that blend into the design of a nursery, VTech offers reliable, affordable systems for any household.

VTech Expands Award-Winning Safe&Sound® Portfolio with Launch of Two New Baby Monitors

The modern design and features of VTech’s newest baby monitors give parents peace of mind

Beaverton, Ore., February 9, 2016 – VTech understands that for parents, the safety and well-being of their little one is first and foremost, which is why VTech is committed to providing parents with the peace of mind they need and deserve. Today, VTech® Communications, Inc. announced two new additions to its award-winning Safe&Sound® baby monitor line. Whether parents are looking for a reliable audio monitor with innovative features such as connected sensors or a clear and crisp video monitor with a fun and modern camera design in the shape of an owl, VTech’s Safe&Sound® line has a monitor that fits every parent’s needs.

VTech's Wireless Monitoring System Offers Modern Homeowners a Personalized Smart Home

Expansive product portfolio offers consumers a customized smart home system providing added convenience and peace of mind

Las Vegas, Nev., January 5, 2016 – VTech understands that consumers want to know that their home – and everyone in it – is safe and sound. This week at CES, VTech® Communications, Inc. will be showcasing their portfolio of Ultra Low Energy (ULE) home monitoring products designed to offer consumers peace of mind with an affordable home monitoring technology that is easy to use, easy to install and easy to customize for today’s modern homeowner.

VTech’s Wireless Monitoring System provides homeowners with state-of-the-art monitoring for every corner of their home at an affordable price. And the free mobile app gives consumers remote access and control, even when they’re not at home.

VTech Launches New Smart Home Wireless Monitoring System with Cordless Telephone and Garage Door and Open/Closed Sensors

Comprehensive capabilities offer consumer-friendly monitoring and peace of mind for homeowners

BEAVERTON, Ore., October 20, 2015 – VTech understands that true peace of mind comes when you know what's going on at home. Today, VTech® Communications, Inc announced the availability/the launch of its Wireless Monitoring System with Cordless Telephone and Garage Door and Open/Closed Sensors (VC7151-109), providing homeowners an affordable home monitoring technology as easy to use as it is comprehensive.

This easy-to-install system features smart home capabilities, providing state-of-the-art monitoring for every corner of the home. With the garage door sensor, homeowners can receive alerts on the handsets and base when their garage door is up or is opened during certain hours. The open/closed sensor allows them to keep tabs on areas like doors, cabinets and windows, and receive an alert when they open, protecting the things homeowners value most

VTech to unveil Wireless Monitoring for Smart Homes at CES 2015

New product portfolio makes smart-home solutions more intelligent with unsurpassed range, increased energy efficiency and enhanced encryption

BEAVERTON, Oregon., Dec 30, 2014 - VTech® Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Limited (HKSE: 303), today announced it will introduce a new line of wireless monitoring solutions for the connected home at the 2015 International CES® tradeshow. The products leverage a superior new technology that makes them more secure, affordable, easy to install and use, and able to work at longer ranges than current home monitoring products on the market.

Wireless monitoring systems offer homeowners new levels of control, serving as an extra set of eyes and ears. With VTech's free app and broad range of connected devices, homeowners can monitor and control what's going on in their homes-whether at home or away from home. VTech achieves this through a combination of ULE (Ultra-Low Energy) and WiFi technologies...

VTech Communications Inc. Announces Promotion of Ernie Levenson to President

Former President Nick Delany will assume a new advisory role within the company

BEAVERTON, Ore., April 1, 2014 - VTech® Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Limited (HKSE: 303), today named Ernie Levenson President of its Telecommunication Products division in the United States.

Levenson is a 12 year veteran of VTech, spending the last decade as the company's vice president of operations. In this new role, he will have direct responsibility for sales, operations, human resources and marketing. He will also be looking to build on VTech's growth in its established markets, leading diversification into new businesses...

New pan and tilt capabilities expand successful - VTech baby monitor line

Parents Can Easily Monitor Active Little Ones with More Features at a Competitive Price

BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 19, 2013 - Parents know that as babies grow, they get more mobile. With this in mind, VTech® Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) today launched its new Safe & Sound® Pan & Tilt Full-Color Video & Audio Monitor (VM333), giving parents an affordable monitoring option with side-to-side and up and down camera mobility. The new feature-rich system builds on the award-winning VTech baby monitor collection that includes the Full-Color Video and Audio Monitor (VM321) and the Digital Audio Monitor (DM221)...

When the doorbell rings, Americans want x-ray vision

Toluna/VTech Consumer Survey Shows the Need for Video Doorbell Technology to Address Americans' Curiosity, Concerns

BEAVERTON, Ore., July 16, 2013 – Since the invention of the electric bell ringer in 1831, Americans have relished the benefits of the ever-present doorbell to let them know someone’s calling. A new nationwide survey shows that no matter how long we have doorbells as fixtures on front doors, we still have very strong and personal reactions to hearing them ring...

VTech US distribution center celebrates five year accident-free milestone

San Antonio Facility Breaks its Safety Record, Operates Well Below National Industry Average for Annual Accidents

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 5, 2013 – On Thursday, employees at VTech® Communications, Inc.'s San Antonio distribution center will achieve five years without a recordable accident (including stitches, prescriptions, broken bones or work restrictions) or lost work time. VTech Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303), is the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer and an industry leader that delivers full-featured products at accessible prices. The San Antonio site averages 8,500 shipments per week across the company's phone, toys and baby monitor product lines. It is the VTech’s only U.S. distribution facility...

VTech Safe&Sound Full Color Video and Audio Monitor Wins a 2013 National Parenting Publications Award

The Silver Winner Joins Elite List of Outstanding "Must-Have" Products for Parents

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 28, 2013 – The VTech Safe&Sound® Full Color Video and Audio Monitor VM321 has been named a 2013 National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA) Silver winner, recognized for its value and feature-packed, high-resolution, full-motion capabilities.

NAPPA’s independent, expert judges and parent testers evaluated product submissions for their innovation, safety, quality and the degree to which...

New VTech® product line opens the door to innovative home communication

Led by the Industry's First Video Doorbell Cordless Phone, Diversified 2013 Product Line Adds to Consumers' Security, Mobile Connectivity and High Quality Communication Options

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 7, 2013 – VTech® Communications, Inc. today announced availability of its 2013 line of phone systems with highlights including Connect to Cell™ systems, a new video doorbell phone and vibrant colors to enhance the home or office. VTech Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303), is the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer and an industry leader that delivers full-featured products at accessible prices...

Telecommunications inustry embraces VTech's Connect To Cell trademarked phrase

Shared Language to Help Consumers Understand Bluetooth Connectivity Across Brands

BEAVERTON, Ore., April 23, 2013 – The telecommunications industry, manufacturers and retailers will begin using VTech® Communications' trademarked Connect to Cell phrase to support common consumer understanding of cellphone syncing capabilities with home phones. Working with retail partners, VTech Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) agreed to sub-license the trademarked descriptor to other manufacturers in support of a unified industry language...

Caregiver and senior problem-solving opportunities revealed in new VTech communication survey

Caregivers Cite Desire to Help More and Address Communication Needs of Seniors Wanting to Age in Place

BEAVERTON, Ore., January 8, 2013 – More than 60 percent of caregivers spend at least nine hours with a senior a week, but both groups see ways to improve the time apart, according to a survey1 exploring communications challenges and perceptions in senior-caregiver relationships. The survey was conducted by VTech® Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) and fielded by independent market research firm Toluna...

VTech Announces FY2012 Annual Results

Record Revenue for the Second Consecutive Year

  • Group revenue increased by 4.2% to US$1,784.5 million
  • Profit attributable to shareholders of the Company declined by 5.0% to US$191.9 million
  • Strong balance sheet, with deposits and cash of US$326.5 million
  • Final dividend of US60.0 cents per ordinary share, giving a total dividend for the year of US76.0 cents, a decrease of 2.6% over the previous financial year
VTECH® unveils 2012 product line featuring unique design styles and easy-to-use connect to cell™ SYSTEMS

2012 Cordless Phone Systems Push the Envelope in Home Communication with a Chic Retro Design, Vibrant Colors, Cell Phone Connectivity and Built-In Cordless Headsets

BEAVERTON, Ore., April 17, 2012 – VTech® Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, today announced availability of its 2012 phone line, which delivers a combination of stylish new designs, along with functional features that extend the value of landline home phones – all at great prices. To celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2012, VTech is offering an additional one-year warranty on all DECT phones purchased and registered in 2012, marking the company's leadership in high-quality consumer electronics products for more than three decades.

 

VTech Kicks off the New Year With Extra Incentives for Its SMB Partner Program

Aggressive Q1 Pricing Promotion and Flexible Financing Options Equip Channel Partners to Help Small Businesses Meet Their Telecommunications Needs in 2012

BEAVERTON, Ore., January 4, 2012 – VTech Communications, Inc., d/b/a Advanced American Telephones, which manufactures AT&T-branded home and office telephones under a license agreement with AT&T Intellectual Property, today announced additions to its SMB Partner Program by including sales of cordless headsets to qualify for joint marketing fund (JMF) accruals, as well as offering a discount promotion in Q1 of 2012. VTech also has formed an alliance with Marlin Leasing Corporation® to offer small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) flexible payment options for Synapse®.

 

Gear up with Special Deals on the Best Cordless Phones

VTech® announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on best-selling DECT 6.0 cordless phones

BEAVERTON, Ore., November 23, 2011 – For a limited time, consumers can cash in on special offers on some of the industry’s best-rated cordless phones. VTech Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, today announced Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on two of their best home phones.

 

'Tis the Season for Reconnecting With a Phone Call

According to survey, nearly half of consumers ranked a phone call as the best present a distant friend or family member could give them for the holidays

 
BEAVERTON, Ore., November 8, 2011 – In a new survey1 conducted by independent market research firm Toluna on behalf of leading U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, VTech® Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303), 45 percent of respondents said a phone call to catch up is the best present a distant friend or family member could give them during the holiday season. In fact, a phone call outpaced gifts under the tree, holiday cards and emails.
 
VTech's New Connect-To-CELL™ Cordless Phone System

2011 Cordless Phone Line Offers Affordable, Stylish and Feature-Rich Systems Fitting a Variety of Lifestyles and Needs

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 10, 2011 – VTech® Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, today introduced its latest selection of innovative home communication systems designed to deliver the best sound quality, security, range and style in cordless phones, all priced under $100.

VTech’s most feature-rich phone, the new DS6421-3 system, allows consumers to answer cellular calls with the quality and reliability of a landline phone, while delivering enhanced features such as push-to-talk (PTT) “walkie-talkie” capability for immediate communication throughout the house and...

Escaping Digital Overload In The New Year

VTech encourages people to reconnect with the ones that matter most,as Americans rank being constantly accessible for work and keeping up with technology changes as top tech stressors

BEAVERTON, Ore., January 11, 2011 – According to a new survey1 conducted by independent market research firm Toluna and the No. 1 U.S. cordless phone manufacturer VTech Communications, Americans are feeling overwhelmed by the constant accessibility and influx of digital information of the 21st century. In fact, when asked to rank the most stressful technologyrelated issues, consumers cited “being constantly accessible for work” and “keeping up with all the technology changes” as the top two sources of stress (33 percent and 20 percent, respectively).

This issue hit closest to home for 25-to-34-year-olds – nearly a quarter (23 percent) said that they now spend more time working because of today's technology capabilities. Yet, the newest digital tools that keep consumers constantly connected also may be the least desired. When asked what they could “live without for a day,” 33 percent of survey respondents chose social networking and 28 percent chose text messaging.

The feeling of being buried by a constant deluge of information is becoming universal. Created to teach consumers to remember and embrace the art of...

Axucena Cierco Shares Her Fondest Holiday Memories

Enter for a Chance to Win a VTech Phone During the Holidays

BEAVERTON, Ore., November 30, 2010 – National television correspondent and mother, Azucena Cierco, knows how it feels to be separated from her family during the holidays and has partnered with VTech® Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303; ADR: VTKHY) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, to help Latina moms stay in touch with their families through a series of Twitter® giveaways . As a recent survey confirms, the holidays are an important time for Latino families to gather together, share stories and pass on traditions within the generations. However, for many families separated from their loved ones, sharing and keeping traditions can prove more difficult.

“Although my parents live with me in the United States, my sisters, grandmother and aunts still live in Mexico. Getting together every year becomes difficult especially during the holidays,” says Cierco. “I try to connect with them as much as possible during the year, but the holidays are when I miss them and their stories the most.”

Independent research group Toluna/Greenfield Online recently conducted a VTech-sponsored survey of Latina moms and found that staying in touch with family is a main priority during the holidays...

Celebrate Holiday Traditions Through The Power Of Storytelling

According to survey, consumers spend more time shopping than with friends and family during the holidays, yet want more time for one-on-one connections

BEAVERTON, Ore., November 18, 2010 – The holidays may be the most important time to reconnect with loved ones – yet more than half of consumers only spend the same or less time with friends and family compared to the rest of the year, according to a new survey1 conducted by independent market research firm Toluna and VTech® Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303; ADR: VTKHY) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer.

What are consumers doing when they should be spending time with loved ones? The survey showed that Americans spend more time shopping for gifts or...

Americans Say, "Give Me Talk, Not Text"

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 28, 2010 – According to a survey conducted by VTech¬ Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303; ADR: VTKHY) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, 97 percent of participants believe talking regularly is important for healthy relationships. More than sixty percent want to use the phone more to stay in touch with friends and family, as opposed to popular tools such as email, texting, and social networking websites.

In an effort to highlight the power of real conversations, VTech today launched StayGrounded.com, a place where consumers can learn about building...

First Push-To-Talk DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone System

Value-Rich 2010 Lineup Offers Range Over 1,500 Feet and Affordable Multiple-Handset Bundles

BEAVERTON, Ore., January 25, 2010 – VTechª Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303; ADR: VTKHY) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, today announced its new 2010 lineup with models all priced under $100. Coming to retailers and online in spring 2010, VTech's newest offerings include the industry's first push-to-talk DECT 6.0 system, delivering the fastest, clearest communication possible.

VTech Merges Cellular And Landline Calls

VTech takes home communication to a new level by merging cellular and landline calls on the NEW LS 6245 Cordless Phone System

VTech Announces FY2009 Annual Results

Strong balance sheet to ride out global economic downturn

Green Club Packaging

VTech works to improve sustainability with new environmentally friendly products and packaging.