SOURCE: GotVoice

September 17, 2008 14:51 ET

GotVoice Announces IP-Based Voicemail Support

Company Touts Seamless Voicemail-to-Text and Digital Audio File Integration Without Manipulating Existing Infrastructure or Altering Backend Systems

KIRKLAND, WA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2008) - GotVoice, Inc., ( the voice messaging company, today announced voicemail server support for IP-based voice systems. The company is publicizing its ability to easily interface directly with any VoIP or IP-based service provider to convert voicemail into text without requiring changes to existing infrastructures.

GotVoice G2 allows voicemail from disparate systems to be unified -- and utilizes advanced free-form speech recognition technologies to transform messages into text with unmatched accuracy and speed. Its patented communications platform is the first-of-its-kind to unify mobile, home, PBX, VoIP and IP-based PBX voice messages, allowing users to read or listen as digital audio to all of their voicemail using email, a mobile phone, or the Web. For the first time, digital phone carriers from cable companies, business and residential VoIP as well as IP-based PBX providers including: Comcast, Vonage, Cbeyond, CallTower, Time Warner Cable, SimpleSignal, Packet8, RingCentral, New Global Telecom, Inc. (NGT), Charter Communications, Cablevision and IPhiphany can provide customers with quality voicemail transcription and a single solution for unifying voice mailboxes at a lower price point than is available anywhere else in the world.

"We have already partnered with a number of IP-based telephony companies including SimpleSignal, IPhiphany and CallTower to bring their customers a secure and seamless solution for integrating with disparate voice messaging systems," said Curt Blake, CEO of GotVoice. "Additionally, our voicemail-to-text technology has been trained against millions of voicemails -- and is unrivaled by competitors in quality and price -- helping our partners to enhance user productivity for its customers at a price they can afford."

"Our customers are busy SMBs who value productivity and demand accuracy," said Dave Gilbert, president of SimpleSignal. "Combined with our advanced voice services, GotVoice's solution allows our customers to manage their business from any location on any device."

The GotVoice G2 Platform is capable of supporting millions of users with its carrier-grade, high quality transcription engine built for scalability and interoperation with all major voice and VoIP carriers. The solution has already accessed tens of millions of messages from legacy voicemail servers including landline and wireless carriers including: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and others. With GotVoice, carriers have an economical and effortless method for integrating their subscribers' voicemail as both text and digital audio files via email, SMS, Web and API, creating additional revenue streams and increased data traffic. The GotVoice solution is available today to carriers and IP communications providers via OEM, APIs, White Label and Hosted Solutions.

About GotVoice, Inc.

A pioneer in the integration of voice messaging services, GotVoice ( enables the convergence of everyday voice into the digital world. Its patented communications platform empowers consumers and businesses to receive, consume and unify voice communications utilizing email clients, through their mobile phone interface or via the GotVoice Website. With popular features such as Voicemail-to-Text, Visual Voicemail, the ability to share voice messages as digital audio files and the unification of wireless, landline, PBX and VoIP voicemail, GotVoice makes seamless communication possible, anywhere. Founded in 2003 by industry veterans with backgrounds from RealNetworks, Microsoft, Starwave, AT&T and Corbis, GotVoice works with all major mobile, business and residential carriers.

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