Motorola rolled out a new Bluetooth Headset dubbed the H17txt. The H17txt uses optimized text-to-speech technology which allows the device to reads text messages (SMS) into the headset in real time, when paired with the MotoSpeak Android/BlackBerry application. There is also a GPS function, when paired with any Bluetooth-compatible phone, such as DROID by Motorola, H17txt with MotoSpeak also allows for turn-by-turn directions to be heard only by the driver, not everyone else in the car.
Other features offered by the H17txt Bluetooth Headset includes incoming text message sender ID announcement, able to text chat acronyms such as lol, btw and l8r, it supports CrystalTalk noise-canceling technology and supports Bluetooth 2.1. Verizon Wireless started carrying the H17txt Bluetooth Headset yesterday April 1st.