System Combines Voice, E-Mail Messages

Share this article:
NowSpeed Inc., Framingham, MA, last week announced its E-Mail-By-Voice service, a mobile voice-to-e-mail application that allows sales forces to access e-mail from any phone.


The service has a digital voice that reads the message to the user, who can react with a voice response that is turned into an e-mail message. Messages also can be sent as voice WAV file attachments, as well as in Adobe Acrobat and in Microsoft's Word and PowerPoint programs.


E-Mail-By-Voice can be used without changing servers and adapts to Microsoft's Exchange and Lotus' Support Notes. The system is compatible with network protocols IMAP4 and POP3.


NowSpeed plans to target multiple markets with the service, including financial, insurance and professional services companies with nationwide sales forces.


"We don't envision this as something that will replace normal e-mail, but just as a service that makes it easier to access e-mail," said spokesman Michael Goff. "Sometimes your sales reps might be out of service range for devices like cell phones and WAP phones. In this case, our service would still allow those people to get their e-mail."


The service costs companies 5 cents to 10 cents per minute, depending on which monthly service plan the firm chooses.


Visit nowspeed.com for more information.
Share this article:
You must be a registered member of Direct Marketing News to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Digital Marketing

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

Featured Listings

More in Digital Marketing

IAB Tech Lab to Set Global Digital Marketing Standards

IAB Tech Lab to Set Global Digital Marketing ...

In looking to solve complex tech issues, the association opens up full membership to agencies and solutions providers.

Integration Meets Innovation in Planters' Digital Campaign

Integration Meets Innovation in Planters' Digital Campaign

The snacks brand found a healthy way to navigate today's world of digital marketing saturation.

USA Today Decides to Play Games for Real

USA Today Decides to Play Games for Real

It partners with game-maker Arkadium to add 60 new digital games to its site, offering advertisers more segmented breakdowns of players.