Vlingo is an intelligent software assistant and knowledge navigator functioning as a personal assistant application for Symbian, Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, and other smartphones. The application uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations, and perform actions by delegating requests to various applications.
After years of patent infringement lawsuits between the two companies, Vlingo was acquired by Nuance in December 2011 for undisclosed terms. [...]
Vlingo is a voice-powered user interface that unlocks access to mobile phone wireless data services. Vlingo allows users to speak or type into any vlingo-enabled text box and get accurate, easy and consistent access to all the information, entertainment and communication made possible through today’s mobile applications. By giving consumers control of the mobile Internet with the power of their voices, vlingo provides a quantum leap in usability for mobile data services that are currently restricted by limited user interfaces. Vlingo secured its venture capital financing from Charles River Ventures, Sigma Partners. Founded in 2006, the company is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Why tap when you can talk?