iVoice Receives Patent Award for Speech-enabled Telephone Dialer
MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IVOC), a developer of speech recognition technology, announced it has received United States Patent 6,563,911 for Speech-Enabled Automatic Telephone Dialer. This technology uses an interface with computer-based address book programs such as Microsoft Outlook. "iVoice will be offering the opportunity for companies to procure the rights to the technology under licensing agreements, under which iVoice would receive compensation on a royalty basis." Says Jerry Mahoney, of iVoice. With the worldwide explosion in the usage of mobile phones, clients are seeking easier, and more convenient ways of accessing information and conducting business. Speech-enabled solutions such as the iVoice Name Dialer help meet this demand -- enabling users to stay connected to the people and information they need, when and where they need it. Speech Enabled enhanced services can also benefit telecommunications carriers by helping them provide value-added services to their customer base. The present invention is a speech-enabled automatic telephone dialer device, system and method using a spoken name corresponding to name-telephone number data of computer-based address book programs. The Speech Enabled Name Dialer imports all of the names and telephone numbers from your existing Microsoft Outlook, ACT, Gold Mine or other contact management software and can automatically connect you with anyone you ask for. You pick up the phone, tell the Name Dialer the name of the person you want to contact, and the Name Dialer finds the telephone number and dials for you. All of your contacts are made available, by name, at anytime, from anyplace.