New Service from 800PBX Bridges Internet and Telephony Free of Cost through 800 Number

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800 Genie allows 35 internet applications including email, blogging, group messaging, news, live scores, eBay over the phone without data connections.

PDAs come with their set of their problems - expensive, tough to type and difficult to maintain. 800 Genie is our first step to connect users with the internet in a convenient way without any data plans or applications to download

800PBX launched a new service that lets anyone access web content on any phone, including landline and mobile, without a web browser or a data plan.

"PDAs come with their set of their problems - expensive, tough to type and difficult to maintain. 800 Genie is our first step to connect users with the internet in a convenient way without any data plans or applications to download," says Manohar Chapalamadugu, the founder of 800PBX.

"More than 95% of the phones do not have internet access over the phone. With 800 Genie, we integrated the most powerful internet with the most popular telephony network," adds Sreedhar Ambati, the Chief Operations Officer.

Built using the patent pending technologies, 800 Genie provides a wide gamut of services including reading and replying to your mail (Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL and most service providers are supported), real-time tele-blogging, group messaging, reminders, traffic updates, directions, weather, various kinds of news including business, top stories, sports etc. Genie can also maintain your calendar and notes. Genie uses advanced speech recognition engines to match voice inputs. Besides speech, Genie can also understand touch tones.

Demo says, "This company has flipped the question of the mobile Web on its side and delivered a very useful service that isn't so much about bringing Web sites to mobile devices as it is about accessing Web-based information services through the most ubiquitous device going: the telephone, mobile or landline. As a consumer service, 800 Genie delivers personalized, Web-based data to the phone. As an enterprise service, 800 PBX opens a world of possibilities for workgroup communications and information sharing."

Private Beta Announced

800 Genie announced a private beta. Users can request an invitation code for the private beta by visiting http://www.800genie.com.

About 800 Genie

800 Genie is a free service from 800PBX Inc., Virtual PBX and toll free number provider for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The company is also known for custom IVR solutions such as automated appointment scheduling, realtor services, self-serve support ticketing system, questionnaires, hosted call center and more.

About DEMO

Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the semi-annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring, and U.S. Robotics, helping them to secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships, and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information, visit http://www.demo.com.

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