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January 10, 2012

Vlingo Announces its Virtual Assistant for Smarter TV

First integrated Virtual Assistant for TV will improve content discovery and TV controls for a better entertainment experience Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, NV. (Jan. 10, 2012) – Vlingo Corporation today announced its Virtual Assistant solution for TV manufacturers, set-top box makers and service providers.  Adding Virtual Assistant capabilities to the television ...more »

August 10, 2011

Vlingo Announces Victory in Patent Trial with Nuance Communications

Jurors Found No Evidence of Infringement CAMBRIDGE, MA (August 9, 2011) –Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions today announced a jury in Federal District Court in Boston found that Vlingo did not infringe on U.S Patent No 6,766,295 (the ‘295 Patent) entitled “Adaptation of a ...more »

July 7, 2011

Vlingo Launches Its Virtual Assistant in China, Japan, and Korea

Includes Simpler, More Intuitive User Interface Cambridge, Mass. (July 7, 2011) –Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced expanded language support to include Chinese, Japanese (beta) and Korean (beta) on all Android phones. Simply speak to Vlingo in your native language and it will ...more »

July 7, 2011

Vlingo Launches Its Virtual Assistant in France, Italy, Germany and Spain

Includes Simpler, More Intuitive User Interface LONDON, UK. (July 7, 2011) –Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced expanded language support to include French, German, Spanish, Italian, on all Android phones. Simply speak to Vlingo in your native language and it will ...more »

May 26, 2011

Vlingo Executive to Speak at Open Mobile Summit – London

Cambridge, MA and London, UK. (May 26, 2011) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced that Christopher Barnett, EVP Markets for Vlingo has been selected to participate as a key speaker in the technology and innovation category at the Open Mobile Summit ...more »

April 7, 2011

Vlingo Launches Its Virtual Assistant in the UK

Provides Better, Faster, More Accurate Results for Users in the United Kingdom LONDON, UK. (April 7, 2011) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced English language localization of Vlingo for its UK users on all Android phones.   By combining voice recognition, natural ...more »

February 9, 2011

Vlingo’s Virtual Assistant Is the New Gateway to the Internet

Expands its Virtual Assistant to Support Most Connected Devices Worldwide CAMBRIDGE, MASS, London, UK. (February 9, 2011) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Vlingo Virtual Assistant that turns words into actions, today released details of the 2011 roadmap for its Virtual Assistant service.  By combining core speech recognition technology, natural language processing, ...more »

January 20, 2011

Vlingo for BlackBerry Smartphones Expands to Europe

Adds Language Support for Spanish, German, French and Italian CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (January 20, 2011) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Vlingo Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced it has met the demand of its users by adding French, German, Italian and Spanish language support for its Vlingo application ...more »

January 5, 2011

BlueAnt Wireless and Vlingo Partner To Deliver Free Integrated Voice Application on BlueAnt Products

Turn Your Words into Action With New Application Optimized for BlueAnt Product Line that Lets Consumers Multitask Effortlessly While On the Move Las Vegas. Consumer Electronics Show (Booth No. 31253) —January 5, 2011— BlueAnt Wireless, a leading innovator of Bluetooth peripheral devices, has extended its partnership with Vlingo, the maker of a Virtual ...more »

December 30, 2010

With Usage Doubling Quarterly, Vlingo Releases Most Popular Actions for its Virtual Assistant in 2010

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (December 30, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of a Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced the most popular actions of 2010. Based on data accumulated through hundreds of millions of Vlingo Virtual Assistant actions over the past year, the data provides a positive view into ...more »

December 16, 2010

Vlingo Introduces “ActionBar” and Integrates with KAYAK, Fandango and Open Table

Type or Speak to Book Travel, Buy Movie Tickets, Make Dinner Reservations and More CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (December 16, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of a Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today significantly expanded the actions its users can do while on the go by introducing a new beta ...more »

October 19, 2010

Vlingo InCar Now Available to All Carriers on Android Market

Now All AndroidTM Users Have Access to the First and Only Completely Hands Free Solution to Send and Respond to Messages, Make Calls, and Get Directions While Driving CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (October 19, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the world’s leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into action, today announced that ...more »

October 7, 2010

Vlingo Announces “Vlingo InCar,” The First and Only Completely Hands Free Solution To Send and Respond to Messages, Make Calls, and Get Directions While Driving

Sprint Supports Vlingo InCar App to Help Combat Texting While Driving CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (October 7, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the world’s leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into action, today announced “Vlingo InCar,” a new beta feature for AndroidTM users that allows consumers to receive and send text ...more »

September 30, 2010

Over One Third of Mobile Phone Users Still Admit to “Distracted Driving” According to Third Annual Vlingo ‘Texting While Driving’ in America Report

Report reveals over 50% of new drivers text and drive CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (September  30, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the world’s leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into actions, today released results from its third annual Vlingo ‘Texting While Driving’ in America Report.  Based on a survey of nearly ...more »

September 2, 2010

Vlingo Partners with foursquare

Checking In Just Got Easier With Voice CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (September 2, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the world’s leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into action, today announced a new feature for Android users that allows consumers to use foursquare simply by speaking to their phone. With a seamless integration, Vlingo users can ...more »

July 26, 2010

Vlingo Corporation Enters Into License Agreement and Patent Sale Agreement with Intellectual Ventures

Vlingo Gaining Non-Exclusive Rights to Intellectual Ventures’ Vast Patent Portfolio and Purchasing Patents CAMBRIDGE, MASS, BELLEVUE, WA. (July 26, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation announced today that it is entering into an agreement with Intellectual Ventures™, gaining non-exclusive rights to Intellectual Ventures’ large portfolio of patents through a license agreement. In addition, Vlingo is also acquiring a significant ...more »

July 15, 2010

Vlingo Launches “SuperDialer” for Android Device

Vlingo Unlocks the Cloud-based Phonebook CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (July 15, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation, the world’s leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into action, today released a new feature for Android devices users called “SuperDialer.” Vlingo’s original voice dialer connects users with people from a personal address book while SuperDialer expands on that ...more »

May 25, 2010

Vlingo for Android Now Available on Android Market

Vlingo Uses AT&T Labs’ Watson Speech Recognition Technology to Provide Better, Faster, More Accurate Results for Users CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (May 25, 2010) –  Vlingo Corporation today announces Vlingo for Android.Vlingo allows users to ask their device to do almost anything from searching the web, to finding locations on Google maps, to updating Twitter status, or ...more »

March 24, 2010

Vlingo Adds SafeReader Free to Vlingo for BlackBerry smartphones

SafeReader Reads Emails and Text Messages AloudSo Drivers Can Keep Their Eyes on the Road CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (March 24, 2010) - Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popular mobile voice application, today announced version 4.5 of Vlingo, offering a new, free feature that gives users more “hands-free” control of their BlackBerry® smartphones and helps ...more »

March 9, 2010

Vlingo Expands Management Team, Names New Sales Executive and CFO

Seasoned Technology Executives Will Drive Adoption of Vlingo’s Mobile Voice Application and Support Global Expansion CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (March 9, 2010) Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popular mobile voice application, today announced the expansion of its management team with two new executives joining the company. Chris Barnett has been named executive vice president of global ...more »

March 4, 2010

New Vlingo iPhone App Now Available on App Store

App delivers six voice-powered features including email, SMS paste, Facebook & Twitter updates, Google Maps, search the web and voice dial CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (March 4, 2010) – Vlingo Corporation today launched an enhanced version of its popular Vlingo for iPhone App, which is now available on the App Store. The app gives users the ability to ...more »

January 20, 2010

Vlingo reveals its popularity growing faster in the UK than its native America

UK Smartphone users benefit from the fastest way to use their mobile device London, UK - January 20, 2010 – Vlingo, the maker of the world’s most popular mobile voice application revealed today that it is seeing even faster adoption in the UK since releasing products for BlackBerry and Nokia smartphones.  Despite over 3 Million downloads ...more »

December 30, 2009

Vlingo Unveils Top 10 Voice-powered Mobile Web Searches of 2009

YouTube, Facebook and MySpace Dominate the Top Three Searches Exemplifying a Desire to be Connected – Even when Mobile CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (December 30, 2009) – Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popular mobile voice application, today announced the top 10 voice-powered mobile Web searches of 2009. Based on data accumulated through millions of Vlingo-powered mobile ...more »

December 10, 2009

Vlingo 4.0 Plus Featuring “Vlingo Everywhere” Extends Mobile Voice Features to Virtually Every Application on BlackBerry Smartphone

Users have now used Vlingo over 100,000,000 times CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (December 10, 2009) – Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popular mobile voice application, today debuted Vlingo 4.0 Plus, featuring “Vlingo Everywhere.” Extending Vlingo’s mobile voice features, users can now speak text into any field where their BlackBerry®smartphone already allows them to type. Users have ...more »

September 16, 2009

AT&T and Vlingo to Bring Innovative Speech Recognition to Mobile Devices Worldwide

AT&T’s Watson Speech Recognition Technology to Help Provide Users Control of Mobile Applications Via Power of Their Voice FLORHAM PARK, N.J., September 16, 2009 — In an effort to provide mobile device users an easier and more natural way to control their applications, AT&T* and Vlingo today announced a licensing agreement and strategic alliance to incorporate ...more »

September 9, 2009

Vlingo Highlights New Data From Driving While Texting Study as Regulators Consider Legal Action At Distracted Driving Summi

Data reveals strong consumer desire for safer hands‐free alternatives CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (September 29, 2009) – Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popularmobile voice application, highlighted new data today from its second annual Vlingo Consumer Mobile Messaging Habits Report as regulators prepare for The Distracted Driving Summit (Sept. 30‐Oct. 1). TheSummit, organized by ...more »

September 2, 2009

Vlingo brings mobile voice recognition technology to Europe with availability on the Ovi Store by Nokia

Nokia preloads Vlingo on the new Nokia N97 & Nokia E72 London, UK  – 2nd September 2009 - The world’s most popular mobile voice-powered application is set to transform the on-the-go lives of many people in Europe – with a fast and easy-to-use mobile interface that will enable them to save time and get more done. Beginning today, ...more »

May 20, 2009

More than One in Four Mobile Phone Users Drive While Texting, According to Second Annual Vlingo Consumer Mobile Messaging Habits Report

Report also reveals text messaging on the rise across all age groups  with nearly 60 percent of mobile phone users now texting CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 20, 2009) – Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popular mobile voice application, today released results from the second annual Vlingo Consumer Mobile Messaging Habits Report. Despite ...more »

May 6, 2009

Vlingo Launches Version 3.0 to Deliver “Hands‐Free” Control of BlackBerry Smartphones

Vlingo 3.0 Adds Enhanced Hands‐free features; Expands Support to Include the BlackBerry Storm,BlackBerry Bold, BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Pearl Flip Smartphones CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (May 6, 2009) – Vlingo Corporation, maker of the world’s most popular mobilevoice application, today announced version 3.0 of Vlingo, offering a rich feature set that provides userswith “hands‐free” ...more »

December 3, 2008

Vlingo Launches Voice Enablement Application on Apple App Store

Vlingo for iPhone Allows Users to Search the Web, Use Google Maps, Dial Phone numbers and Update their Facebook and Twitter Accounts All by Speaking into the Device CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – December 3, 2008– Vlingo™ Corporation today announced availability of its vlingo for iPhone application on the Apple App Store. This voice-powered application eliminates the need ...more »

October 29, 2008

BlackBerry Smartphone Users Get New Voice Features with vlingo Upgrade  

New Features Include Facebook and Twitter Status Updates, Full Message Read‐back, SureType Support and More CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (October 29, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today debuted a new version of vlingo forBlackBerry®smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM). Available free‐of‐charge*, the vlingo 2.0 for BlackBerry application adds the ability to ...more »

June 25, 2008

Vlingo Offers Total Voice Control of BlackBerry Smartphones

New Voice Powered User Interface Enhances Discoverability and Usability with Voice Control for Email, Text Messaging, Web Search, Dialing, Address Book, Launching Applications, and a New “Note2Self” CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (June 25, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today debuted a new application for BlackBerry smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM), offering the industry’s first complete ...more »

June 17, 2008

Vlingo Introduces Localized Voice-Recognition Support for Yahoo! oneSearchTM

Yahoo! oneSearch™ Now Available in Indian and Singaporean English CAMBRIDGE, MA (June 17, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today announced that it localized its voice-powered interface for Yahoo! oneSearchTM, an industry’s leading mobile search service, by enabling the English language product to recognize  Indian and Singaporean accents. Through Yahoo! oneSearch with voice,  BlackBerry users in India and ...more »

June 10, 2008

Vlingo Recognized as One of the Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the Boston Business Journal

Results based on answers to surveys completed by vlingo employees Cambridge, Mass. (June 10, 2008) – The Boston Business Journal today recognized vlingo as one of the greater Boston area’s “Best Places to Work” when it announced its annual ranking of 60 small, midsized and large companies that are considered the best places to work based ...more »

May 22, 2008

Call Genie and vlingo Announce Agreement

Combined solution delivers enhanced mobile sear h experience with natural language capabilities TORONTO, ONTARIO  and  CAMBRIDGE,  MA  (MAY  22,  2008) –Call  Genie  Inc.,  a  leading  provider  of mobile  local  search  and  advertising  solutions  that  connect  ‘ready  to  transact’  consumers  with  local businesses, and Vlingo Corp., a leading provider of speech recognition solutions, today announced they have partnered ...more »

April 29, 2008

FierceWireless Names vlingo as One of the “Fierce 15″ Wireless Companies of 2008

Vlingo on Leading Edge of Wireless Technology CAMBRIDGE, MA – April 29, 2008 –  Vlingo Corporation announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceWireless “Fierce 15” list, designating it as one of the top wireless companies of the year. FierceWireless editors evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found vlingo to be amongst the “fiercest,” ...more »

April 16, 2008

Vlingo Named One of Ten FiReStarters by Future in Review

Vlingo Honored for Ground-breaking Approach to Speech Recognition for the Mobile Market CAMBRIDGE, MA (April 16, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation (www.vlingo.com) today announced that it has been selected as one of 10 FiReStarters at the upcoming Future in Review 2008 Conference (www.futureinreview.com), May 20-23 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, CA. Vlingo was selected by ...more »

April 2, 2008

Vlingo Secures $20 Million in Series B Financing Led by Internet Leader Yahoo!

LAS VEGAS, CTIA WIRELESS (April 2, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today announced that it has secured $20 million in Series B financing. Led by Yahoo! Inc., the round also included existing investors Charles River Ventures and Sigma Partners. Vlingo will use the capital to fuel international expansion and continue its product research and development. As ...more »

April 2, 2008

Vlingo Provides Voice Recognition for the Yahoo! oneSearch Mobile Search Service

Yahoo! oneSearch™ Further Revolutionizes Mobile Search by Adding Voice Input LAS VEGAS, CTIA WIRELESS (April 2, 2008) – Working with vlingo, Yahoo! today debuted voice-powered Yahoo! oneSearch, providing a new input method for the industry’s leading mobile search service. During his keynote speech today, Marco Boerries, Yahoo!’s executive vice president of Connected Life, unveiled his vision ...more »

April 1, 2008

Vlingo Selected by AlwaysOn as a Northeast 100 Top Private Company Award Winner

Recognized for Creating New Business Opportunities in High-Growth Markets through Voice Recognition Technology CAMBRIDGE, MA (April 1, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the Northeast 100 Top Private Companies. The first annual Northeast 100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. In order to be ...more »

March 5, 2008

Vlingo Executives Featured in Keynote Panels at Voice Search Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (March 5, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today announced that two executives have been selected to participate in keynote panels at the Voice Search Conference 2008 in San Diego from March 10 through 12. Additionally, vlingo executives will also take part in three other sessions throughout the conference. “Voice Search is an important conference addressing ...more »

February 21, 2008

Leading Analyst Firm Names vlingo One of the Top Emerging Mobile Players to Watch in 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 21, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation has been named by global market intelligence and advisory firm IDC as one of “Ten Emerging Mobile Players to Watch in 2008.1”  Each year, IDC highlights 10 small mobile companies that have the potential for a market impact disproportionate to their current size. The report notes that ...more »

February 19, 2008

Vlingo Names Charlie Rutledge Vice President of Operations & Customer Services

Former SpeechWorks VP to Manage New Customer Integration  and Support User Growth CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 19, 2008) – Vlingo Corporation today announced that Charlie Rutledge has joined the company as vice president of operations and customer services. As vlingo rolls out its voice-powered user interface for mobile phones, Rutledge  will manage and grow operational support ...more »

October 23, 2007

Vlingo Announces the vlingo voice Program for Mobile Application Providers

New Program Allows Developers to Unlock  Full Revenue Potential through Voice-Powered User Interface for Mobile Phones CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (October 23, 2007) – Vlingo Corporation today announced the industry’s first developer program for mobile application providers that offers a way to integrate a voice user interface into their applications with no up-front costs. Designed to provide an ...more »

August 21, 2007

Introducing vlingo: A Breakthrough in Voice-Powered Interfaces for Mobile Phones

New Venture Backed by Charles River Ventures and Sigma Partners Unlocks Mobile Data Services with First-of-its-Kind Technology CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 21, 2007) – Vlingo Corporation launched today with a limited beta version of its voice-powered interface for mobile phones made possible by breakthrough speech recognition technology developed by the company. Freeing users from tedious triple-tapping to ...more »