Rogers Wireless has announced a new service that will convert voicemails to text and relay them to your mobile device as SMS messages. Rogers Voicemail to Text powered by SpinVox service operates using
SpinVox’s Voice Message Conversion System (VMCS) that combines secure, state-of-the-art speech technologies with human intelligence and learning to quickly, easily and accurately convert voice messages of up to three minutes in length to text. The only voicemail-to-text service on the market with multilingual capability, SpinVox converts messages in four languages: English, French, German and Spanish.
The service also lets you easily respond to the mesage by text or telephone, forward the message to others or dial inot your mailbox to listen to the original message.
The Rogers Voicemail to Text powered by SpinVox service is now available for CAD$15 per month in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will follow in early 2008.