Voice on the Go makes using your phone easy and safe
TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ - Voice on the Go Inc., provider of mobile voice
solutions today announced that Voice on the Go(TM) is available through
Handango, the world's leading provider of smartphone content, and its network
Voice on the Go allows subscribers to use their voice to gain hands-free
and eyes-free access to their email, calendars, contacts and other content,
from any cell phone, BlackBerry(R) smartphone, or other Personal Digital
Assistant (PDA) - safely while driving, or at any other time. Voice on the Go
also allows people with visual impairments or physical challenges to access
With Voice on the Go, subscribers can conveniently dial in and listen to
their email and use their voice to access their email and calendar, as well as
search contacts by name or company and place calls:
- Listen to email summary ("You have 10 unread emails. Email number 1
from Richard Roberts. Subject is: Lunch. Received today at 9:53 a.m.")
- Listen to email details ("Looking forward to lunch today. Where do you
want to go? Richard.")
- Compose, delete, & reply to your email ("Reply: Coffee for our
3 o'clock today? Let me know. Send.")
- Review calendar and create new appointments ("Create Appointment:
June 19th 9:00 AM Sales Meeting; Discuss tradeshow next month. Save
- Search contacts & place calls ("Call Mobile")
- Dial a number ("Call Number: 1-888-555-1234")
"Voice on the Go is an excellent complement to the growing catalog of
productivity applications offered by Handango. Given the pervasive hands-free
laws worldwide, we can see Voice on the Go becoming the standard for safe
access to email while driving," said Monica Hamilton, vice president of
content at Handango. "We are pleased that Voice on the Go has chosen us as
their long-term distribution partner and are confident the solution will be
popular with our customers."
"We're excited to work with Handango to offer Voice on the Go to help
mobile subscribers access their critical information by voice - safely while
driving, or at any other time," said Simon Arnison, president and chief
executive officer of Voice on the Go. "As the leading provider of smartphone
content globally, Handango's vast distribution network and trusted e-commerce
platform make them an excellent choice for merchandising Voice on the Go."
Voice on the Go works with any phone or BlackBerry smartphone on any
network and supports most popular email services. Voice on the Go can be
activated quickly with no voice training, special hardware or software to
download. Voice on the Go is available via local access numbers across the
United States and Canada and in selected European cities. The Enterprise
version provides secure voice access to corporate email for companies,
government and other organizations. Voice on the Go is also available to
telecommunications carriers and resellers worldwide.
Voice on the Go is available immediately on Handango's retail web site.
With no software to download, users can get up and running quickly by simply
signing up for a monthly subscription to Voice on the Go on www.handango.com.
About Voice on the Go
Voice on the Go provides mobile subscribers with access to email,
contacts, calendar and other content by voice at any time, on any cell phone,
BlackBerry(R) smartphone, or other PDA. It enables subscribers to listen to,
compose, reply and forward their email all by voice - hands-free and eyes-free
safely while driving, or any other time. The company is headquartered in
Toronto, Canada and has an addressable market of more than two billion mobile
subscribers worldwide(1). Voice on the Go serves this marketplace with all
existing handsets. It also serves the physically disabled and visually
Currently, 50 countries in the world have legislation that strictly
prohibits usage of cell phones while driving unless usage is "hands-free". In
the United States: New York, New Jersey, California, and Washington, DC have
passed similar legislation while other states have bills pending.
Voice on the Go is available to consumer and enterprise customers, as
well as telecommunications carriers and resellers worldwide in a number of
languages including English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, and German.
For more information, visit www.voiceonthego.com.
(1) GSM Association, June 2006.
For further information:
For further information: Faye Cameron, Marketing Director, Voice on the
Go, (905) 305-1355, firstname.lastname@example.org