SpinVox says deals endorse voice-to-text offer

August 2005
New Media Age;8/11/2005, p8
Trade Publication
This article reports on claims made by mobile services company SpinVox regarding proof of concept for its network-independent voicemail-to-text offering as it announces two deals designed to extend the market for its text-based services as of August 2005. The company uses proprietary server-based technology to turn voicemail messages into text and then send them to users' mobile phones. SpinVox claims to have solved the problem of converting everyday speech to texts with its own software, which it supports with human checks. According to Daniel Doulton, SpinVox co-founder, with 30,000 subscribers and a near 90 percent retention rate, the company has now established itself. He added that voicemail is the third most used feature on any mobile network.


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