Content Hits SPOT for VisiFone Trial


TV Guide SPOT, Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.’s new on-demand net­work, has agreed to provide content for use as part of a consumer pilot scheduled for early 2006 in the United States for the “VisiFone Multimedia” video phone.

TV Guide SPOT features entertainment programs that guide consumers to the most compelling fare on TV each week.

Viseon Inc.’s new VisiFone Multimedia digi­tal telephone for voice over Internet protocol is a digital telephone and videophone capable of displaying fully interac­tive video and digital audio without the com­plexities of a personal computer.

TV Guide SPOT joins The Weather Chan­nel Interactive, Discovery Networks U.S., Fox News Channel, Court TV and AccuWeath­er Inc. among other soon-to-be-announced content providers.