Kodiak Integrates Calling, Messaging On Variety of Phones
Jan 29, 2007, 3:00 PM by (staff)
Kodiak, the company behind Alltel and Cingular's Push To Talk over Cellular (POC) technology, has announced a new phone application that unifies calling, text and voice messaging. The application, which can run natively on a variety of devices and operating systems, reads the phone's built-in address book and allows you to make calls, send sms or send voice messages all to a single contact or a group. Although it unifies all communications, it uses standard calling and messaging, so users can contact any other person, not just those running a Kodiak client. The client works on most smartphones, as well as many feature phones, and can give users access to certain features similar to those being hailed in Apple's iPhone as well as Microsoft's upcoming Crossbow.
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SMS, Voice messages, and Calling...
Am I missing something here?
It actually looks rather interesting.