SOURCE: GotVoice

September 17, 2008 11:08 ET

IPiphany and GotVoice Partner to Enable SMB VoIP Users to Read Voicemail in Email

GotVoice Technology Powers New IPiphany Service Available to Channel Partners as White Label Solution

KIRKLAND, WA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2008) - GotVoice, Inc. (http://www.gotvoice.com), the voice messaging company, together with IPiphany (http://www.ipiphany.com), a leader in voice and data solutions for businesses, have today announced a new voicemail-to-text service for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). The co-branded offering is built on GotVoice business-class technology and is available immediately to IPiphany's users.

The new IPiphany service, based on GotVoice's G2 voice transformation technology, converts voicemail into text and delivers messages to users' email inboxes -- making it easy to digest voicemail at a glance and archive messages for easy search and retrieval. GotVoices 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.

"Anytime we can enhance the productivity of our users, we are taking our business in the right direction," said Pete Langas, President of IPiphany. "Our partnership with GotVoice allows us to quickly deliver value-add services that impact customers' bottom line."

"Our partnership with IPiphany further strengthens the rolling momentum that we've experienced as we bring our technology to new users," said Curt Blake, CEO of GotVoice. "Our platform is helping companies operate more efficiently -- making it possible for professionals to focus on getting the job done, as opposed to getting stuck on mundane tasks, such as checking voicemail."

GotVoice is most widely known for its GotVoice G2 Voicemail-to-Text technology that boasts unmatched accuracy and speed and utilizes advanced free-form speech recognition technologies to transcribe voicemail. 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 their voicemail or listen to them as digital audio via email, a mobile phone, or the Web. The GotVoice solution is available directly to consumers or to carriers and IP communications providers via OEM, APIs, White Label and Hosted Solutions providing end users with voicemail transcription that is faster and better quality and is offered at a lower price point than is available anywhere else in the world.

IPiphany customers and partners interested in the voicemail-to-text service should call (847) 463-3600. To see a demo of the GotVoice voicemail-to-text solution, please visit the GotVoice booth #541at The Internet Telephony Conference and Expo, from Sept. 17-18. Or, visit: www.gotvoice.com to schedule a demo.

About GotVoice, Inc.

A pioneer in the integration of voice messaging services, GotVoice (www.gotvoice.com) 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 Web site. With popular features such as personalized greetings, Voicemail-to-Text, Visual Voicemail, the ability to share voice messages as digital audio files and deliver voice messages silently as well as 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.

About IPiphany

Founded in 2001, IPiphany is a leading national provider of managed communications solutions, dedicated to providing operational efficiencies at a lower total cost of ownership. Headquartered outside Chicago, IL, IPiphany helps manage the daily operations of client infrastructure, streamlining all voice and data applications through high speed connections. Collaborating with clients, IPiphany delivers solutions that are reliable, straight forward, and flexible; resulting in an advanced, feature-rich communications platform that supports clients' core businesses. IPiphany has experience in designing, deploying, and supporting managed IP solutions, especially VoIP and has installed and continues to support thousands of VoIP stations for hundreds of clients and locations.

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