VOICE AS THE FUTURE • Death of PSTN: Voice is overlooked because technology is so aged. This is temporary. • Voice will be a disruptive technology again. It’s not just about cheaper calling. • Two ways to approach innovation: do it internally (requires a certain culture) OR build a platform that encourages innovation 3
WHAT WILL YOU BUILD? Rayo gives carriers and service providers the ability to enable outside applications to operate on their networks without giving up control of the customer. This is important. Allow the thriving startup community to innovate and market to your customer-base. Collect incremental revenue or identify acquisition targets. 4
ADHEARSION IS INNOVATION • Adhearsion is a framework for voice applications. Frameworks enable innovation. Adhearsion enables innovation. • The popularity of Rails was/is how easy and rapid it makes developing web applications. It’s not a simpliﬁcation (a la Page Builder), it’s an abstraction, a higher plane of thinking. • Frameworks enable innovation. Rails launched 2004; easier web apps means more ideas come to fruition and face actual users. See: Twitter 5
WHY IS MOJO LINGO EXCITED ABOUT VOICE APPS?We use Agile methodologies and Open Source frameworks andplatforms that now allow protocols to talk to protocols connecting: • Voice with data • Voice with Web 2.0 • Voice with instant messaging • Voice with your organizational data Or any combination of the above.
WHO IS BEN KLANG? • President of Mojo Lingo • Worked with telephony and VoIP since 2002 • 15+ years of deep technical experience, including systems architecture, network management, scalability and load testing, voice application design. • Leader of the Adhearsion project since 2010 • Believes in agile, telecommuting, distance collaboration and free time
WHY IS MOJO LINGO EXCITED ABOUT VOICE APPS ?Everyone now has access to these technologies to build voiceapplications that solve real problems.And it’s Fast Reliable and as of this morning…..Scalable. It’s not JUST for us small guys anymore.
WHY IS MOJO LINGO EXCITED ABOUT VOICE APPS?• Call center workflow optimization and integration• Sales force automation• Conferencing applications• Translation services• IVR• Polling• Robo-calling
WHY IS MOJO LINGO EXCITED ABOUT VOICE APPS?• Activate distributed decision makers - Instant, emergency conference calls to groups with a push of a button that calls, sends an instant message, email and sends the recorded transcript upon completion• Manipulation of helicopter…• hotword detection and search word• Control your old thermostat remotely