Voice Recognition Software


A voice is a powerful thing: each person, of all the billions on our planet, has a unique sounding voice. Each voice carries its own inflection, its own areas of dipping and falling, and its own tones. Before anything was ever written or drawn– before there were symbols to represent our understanding of the world– communication happened through sound. Stories were told audibly and sometimes through song. In some mythologies, stories told through voice actually creates things, sets them into motion. In a world with so much technology as the medium for our communication, it can feel like a return to a kind of authenticity just to hear someone’s voice and be present with that person. Continue reading…


Digital IP’s Creativity


Phones connect people to one another who aren’t in immediate proximity. From telegraph signals to switchboard rotary phones to telephone wires to cellular phones, connecting from a distance has gone through its own evolution and continues to advance as technology creates new devices. But just as you’re asked to multitask in the business world every day, our digital systems can multitask, too. Continue reading…


The Importance of Direct 911 Access


In December 2013, when Brad Dunn left his children outside a hotel room and began stabbing their mother, the couple’s 9-year old daughter tried to call 911 for help but didn’t know to dial “9” to get out on a hotel line. Kids are taught to call 911 in the case of emergencies, but not given the caveat that some phones may require pressing a digit to first get a line. Since that tragedy, a new law (the Karis law, named after Kari Dunn who was attacked) is going into effect in the fall of 2015 in which businesses, schools, and hotels must have phone lines that can dial 911 directly without having to dial out first. Continue reading…