Live Mobile Text allows faster live dialogue with patented split-screen
Raytown, Missouri – July 7, 2010 – sComm, developer and manufacturer of UbiDuo, the face-to-face communicator, announced the UbiVia, the next generation of cellular text communication on smartphones. Beta testing of the new product was launched at the National Association of the Deaf conference, taking place this week in Philadelphia, PA and will be offered exclusively to BlackBerry® smartphone users to start.
The UbiVia, which is downloaded on smartphones, allows users at both ends of the conversation to read what each other types in live real-time, on a split-screen display. This results in faster and simultaneous conversations, eliminating the need to take turns talking or wait for a response from the other person. This new form of communication is faster than instant messaging (IM) or SMS.
“The UbiVia establishes new standards of texting and experience never available or offered before on cell phones,” says Jason Curry, CEO of sComm. “When you call someone, it will ring like a cell phone, and you will have the option of accepting or rejecting the incoming text call. You also have audible, visual and vibration alert options.”
The UbiVia will run on BlackBerry smartphones available through all four major carriers in the United States – AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. sComm is now recruiting current BlackBerry smartphone users to participate in UbiVia beta testing trials; the last stage before going on the market. Product information and UbiVia beta tester sign up is available at the UbiVia website at www.myubivia.com.
sComm, which stands for “simultaneous communications,” is a privately-held company in Raytown, MO founded in 2002 to design its first product, the UbiDuo, a dedicated communicator that facilitates face-to-face text-based communication in businesses, government, agencies and social settings. Information about sComm and the UbiDuo is available at www.scomm.com.
sComm was a recipient of the Technology Company of the Year Award by the Missouri Department of Economic Development in 2006, and the Inclusion for Universal Design Award from the Governor’s Council on Disability in 2006, and is a member of the BlackBerry Alliance Program.
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