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Vlingo updates again, brings us “SuperDialer”

July 19, 2010 - Written By Chris Yackulic

Do you text while you drive? Ever need to call the restaurant where you are going to find directions? Vlingo is bringing their newest feature “SuperDialer”, to their newest version of their app for these very reasons.

The application adds another keyboard to your phone with a speak to text key. This is very helpful when you “must” text while you are driving. The “SuperDialer” feature allows you to press the Vlingo widget and say the name of a business and Vlingo will look up all the information including maps, addresses, and phone numbers even if it is not in your phone book. With Vlingo, people no longer need to use a phone book, call 411 or search the web just to call a business. Instead you can just say what you want to do and it turns your words into actions.

Press Release:

Vlingo Launches “SuperDialer” for AndroidTM Devices

Vlingo Unlocks the Cloud-based Phonebook

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (July 15, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the world’s leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into action, today released a new feature for Android devices users called “SuperDialer.”

Vlingo’s original voice dialer connects users with people from

a personal address book while SuperDialer expands on that functionality by accessing an infinite phone book to bridge a connection with any business, anywhere, anytime. This groundbreaking functionality can be accessed quickly and easily by using Vlingo’s Tap & Speak home screen widget. Doing so instantaneously unlocks reviews, ratings, maps and directions in addition to one-click calling.

“Consumers who have experienced the convenience and safety of Vlingo have asked for more ways to use it on the go,” said Dave Grannan, president & CEO at Vlingo. “Adding SuperDialer was a natural progression to the product. With Vlingo, people no longer need to use a phone book, call 411 or search the web just to call a business. Instead you can just say what you want to do and we turn your words into actions.”

SuperDialer surpasses other voice dialing applications because it gives users the flexibility in how they access the information they need:

– “Call Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach”

– “Call dentist”

– “Directions to Fenway Park”

In addition to SuperDialer, Vlingo for AndroidTM can power most tasks on Android devices. Users can simply press the “Vlingo widget” to:

– send text and email messages

– search the web using Google or Yahoo!

– update Twitter status

– open built-in and 3rd party applications

– speak into any application with the Vlingo Everywhere voice keyboard

– SafeReader – hear incoming text & email messages while you drive

Availability, Compatibility and Price

Vlingo is available for Android 2.x and above. U.S. users can download Vlingo on device from the Android Market. Click here to see SuperDialer in action.

For a limited time only, Vlingo for AndroidTM is available for a one-time fee of $9.99.

Follow Vlingo on Facebook at http://facebook/vlingopage, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/vlingo and on the Vlingo blog at http://blog.vlingo.com for regular news and updates.

About Vlingo

Vlingo’s intelligent voice applications turn your words into action. Simply speak to your phone to connect with the people, businesses and activities that are important to you. Vlingo is the safest and easiest way to get things done while on the go. Send text and email messages, search the web, use Google maps, update Twitter and more. Founded in 2006, Vlingo is backed by Charles River Ventures, Sigma Partners, Yahoo! and AT&T and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, go to www.vlingo.com