Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013
Voice Assist, Inc. (OTCBB: VSST), an award-winning provider of mobile speech and hands free solutions, announced today the results of a study conducted by a major American university.
Legislation is being rapidly deployed in an effort to curtail the distractive driving that has reached epidemic proportions with the driving public. The University of Kansas, School of Architecture, Design & Planning has performed extensive research and in-depth studies on distracted driving technologies and user interfaces in an effort to find potential solutions.
Professor Gregory Thomas, Design Director for the Center for Design Research at the University of Kansas stated that: “Our study of the product and services offered by Voice Assist positions it as one, if not the only company that offers a logical and effective system that helps curtail driver distraction.”
Professor Thomas went on to say that “With its ability to handle texting, calls or email it does so with ease and clarity from any phone or device. To add to its features, it can also provide “Live Assist,” a concierge service, which enables a live person to search for the questions you have without searching through layers of navigational screens. Conducting conversations while driving should always be limited but we feel Voice Assist provides a good product and service that helps with visual diversion associated with many accidents.”
The University of Kansas conducted its test using the fully integrated handsfree speakerphone solution that includes Voice Assist and a Jabra Freeway that is designed to be clipped onto the sun visor in any car.
Michael Metcalf, CEO of Voice Assist, Inc. pointed out that “Unlike Apple SIRI or Google now, Voice Assist focused on a hands free solution with a continuous voice connection to let drivers send and receive text messages and emails or use Twitter or Facebook or make multiple calls without pressing a button to complete each task. We are very pleased that the University of Kansas recognized our patent pending hands free interface designed to encourage safer driving, especially since April is national distracted driving awareness month”.
In honor of national distracted driving awareness month, Voice Assist is offering a special discounted price for the combined solution. For more information please call 1-800-800-6263 Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm PST.
About the University of Kansas
The University of Kansas is a major public research and teaching institution with over 28,000 students and faculty staff of 2,600 on five campuses (Lawrence, Kansas City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Salina). Its diverse elements are united by their mission to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that change the world. For more information on the university, visit http://www.ku.edu/about/.
About Voice Assist
Voice Assist, Inc. (OTCBB: VSST) is an award-winning provider of mobile speech solutions designed to be used from any phone and eliminates the need to press buttons on smart phones, tablet PCs or other network-connected devices.
Voice Assist is the network based virtual assistant platform that is engine agnostic and works on every handset, PC, tablet and IPTV or Internet Radio. Voice Assist’s hands free interface empowers people to use voice commands to dial, email, text, tweet, post, read, write, transact or play music solely by voice. With 9 patents pending, Voice Assist is the only hands free voice interface that is audio aware and actionable based on subscriber defined priorities. The Voice Assist platform effectively leverages SpeechScript™ the company’s patent pending rapid application development environment. SpeechScript empowers developers to build once and apply applications to many devices quickly.
The Voice Assist patent pending mobile advertising platform also provides advertisers with talking mobile ads that are actionable by voice. It is the ideal platform to host and provide voice activated services on mobile phones, landlines, voip phones, PC’s, tablet PC’s, IPTV’s, internet radio and in-dash automotive systems. Voice Assist is the preferred voice technology partner for service providers seeking to deploy voice activated services across their entire network and devices, or advertisers seeking to reach mobile customers with the option to respond hands free by voice.
For more information on the company, visit http://www.voiceassist.com
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Voice Assist, Inc.
Michael Metcalf , CEO