Vialto and SandCherry Team to Deliver Scalable Voice-Driven Multimodal Applications
ORLANDO, FL - Vialto Corp., the multimodal applications company, and SandCherry Inc, a communications software company, announced they have joined forces to provide voice-driven multimodal solutions for carriers and enterprises. Vialto's Server products incorporate a suite of voice-driven, multimodal applications that are based on the VoiceXML standard, and deliver interactive access to aggregated personal and corporate information, to mobile professionals. On 2G networks, a combination of intuitive voice commands and Short Message Service (SMS) helps wireless business professionals search for, retrieve, reply-to and forward email; look up and forward contact information; voice-dial from personal and corporate directories; retrieve and schedule appointments; access intranet and corporate applications; and be proactively reminded of meetings or alerted to calendar changes. "Vialto's advanced multimodal applications provide interactive business information access with the ease of use and time efficiency that mobile professionals are looking for", said Charles Corfield, President & CEO, of SandCherry. "Our SoftServer platform provides Vialto the reliability and performance needed today and the flexibility to easily add new capabilities in the future." SandCherry's SoftServer platform, which serves as an applications broker, integrates, manages and simplifies deployment of voice-driven and multimodal services and applications such as voice-activated dialing, voice portals, unified messaging and voice-enabled conferencing. Through the SoftServer platform's resource management, enterprises and Communication Service Providers (CSPs) can share hardware and software resources across a variety of different applications. Resources can be added to the system incrementally to support additional applications and users. "SandCherry's SoftServer platform enables our customers to scale and manage their applications easily and cost-effectively," said Ramneek Bhasin, CEO and co-founder, Vialto. "It also enables us to rapidly get customers up and running with minimal time and effort."