|[March 07, 2014]
Tethr Introduces Meetings with Business Transcription
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
CollabIP today introduced Tethr, a web-meetings & collaboration service
that combines groundbreaking voice-to-text transcription, effortless
scheduling and integration with leading business productivity apps in a
way that will transform the way companies communicate.
"Tethr completely reimagines business collaboration for companies large
and small," said Mike Mings, CollabIP's CEO and co-founder. "Businesses
are very mobile and employees need better, simpler tools to be more
productive. We think Tethr does this very well."
Tethr transcribes what's said into searchable text
Tethr's powerful voice-to-text technology transcribes users' spoken
words into a retrievable, searchable, and sharable web interface. Tethr
allows users to quickly find important facts or 'who said what' and put
those details to work.
Tethr's powerful instant messenger enables text conversations in the
browser interface or by SMS text so users can collaborate with each
other, seamlessly, regardless of how they're connected to the meeting.
Tethr's real-time transcription integrates with the smart messenger to
alert offline users when a name, specific keywords or other verbal
queues are spoken during a meeting allowing them to join or act on new
Users can easily join the meeting by voice or send an SMS text to their
conference bridge for the meeting participants to see. Participants who
choose to use their phones will get an SMS text when the meeting starts
so they can dial in and automatically join.
Tethr effortlessly schedules meetings
Tethr blends seamlessly with the most-used calendaring programs (Google (News - Alert)
Calendar, Outlook, Yahoo!, etc.) to enable effortless meeting creation.
Tethr users simply include email@example.com
with the meeing invitation and Tethr sorts out the rest.
Tethr's smart messenger with SMS provides a reminder to users that the
meeting is starting, reducing missed conversations and keeping teams on
the same page.
Tethr gives users their own Conference Bridge number so there is only
one number to remember and no PIN to enter in the typical rush to join a
Tethr provides a rich HD audio experience through modern browsers
without having to download anything or create an account. The end result
are meetings that are effortless to join, easy to hear and more likely
to move an organization forward.
Tethr is all about actionable business intelligence
Tethr offers an elegant user interface and easy ways to share
transcribed conversations with well-known business apps including
Salesforce, Basecamp, or Google Apps to enhance communication and
Tether's voice-to-text transcriptions can be bookmarked and reviewed
alongside the meeting audio to maximize understanding. Users can
navigate through the transcript by jumping to key words, agenda items or
bookmarks, simplifying the process of recall and effective action.
Tethr's 360 degrees of accessibility can make meeting attendance
optional because key decisions, new taskings or essential quotes from
participants are readily accessible.
"We really focused on simplifying the user's experience across the
entire interaction," said VP and co-founder Spence Wetjen. "Users will
be pleased with how the features they're familiar with work seamlessly
with Tethr's new features like Meeting Transcription."
Pricing & Availability
Tethr for Teams is available to SXSW (News - Alert) registrants on a special trial
offer for businesses with 5 members and above. Tethr is also available
for larger businesses with a consultation on the size and likely usage
of your company.
Tethr can be accessed by your smart phone or through modern browsers
including Chrome or Firefox without downloading any additional apps,
patches or plugins.
Learn More About Tethr
To learn more about the Tethr product, please visit UseTethr.com and
watch the video overview of this game-changing technology. If you're at
South by Southwest, we'd love for you to come see us at the Startup
Spotlight Monday, March 10th from 4-6pm at the Hilton Austin Downtown,
4th Floor. We're also happy to buy you a cup of coffee and demo our
product and service at the Monarch in downtown Austin. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we'll set you up.
About CollabIP, Inc.
is a collaborations company located in Austin, TX founded by an
entrepreneurial group of digital business pioneers who worked together
at Best Buy (News - Alert) corporate in Minneapolis. Their established connections to
capital markets have yielded $2.4 million in funding for their
ground-breaking efforts in user-centered design across the business
collaboration space. CollabIP is launching its first product Tethr at www.tethr.in.
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