With ViaTV Videophones, life’s special moments can be shared even when you can’t be there. The ViaTV Videophone lets you talk, laugh, and smile in full-color video over standard telephone lines. You’ll be bale to call your friends and family just as you always have — but now you’ll be able to see them in person and include them in a party, even if they are thousands of miles away. The ViaTV Videophone. Because the shortest distance between two people is a smile.