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

By Vlingo Corporation, PRNE
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

LONDON, July 7, 2011 -

Includes Simpler,
More Intuitive User Interface

Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that
turns your words into actions, today announced expanded language
support to include French, Italian, German and Spanish on all
Android phones. Simply speak to Vlingo in your native language and
it will help you do more with your smartphone, faster and easier
than before.

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Today’s launch includes a brand new, simpler user interface
making it easier for Vlingo users to discover the features that are
most useful to them.  Complete with a refreshed graphic
design, simplified landing screens and guided user instructions,
Vlingo users will have an even easier way to manage their everyday
tasks on their smartphones.

“We are excited to bring Vlingo’s Virtual Assistant to new
languages and to build on our amazing customer base of over 8
million users worldwide,” said Ashley Griffiths, Managing Director,
EMEA, Vlingo. “The addition of language localization for French,
Italian, German and Spanish is evidence of our commitment to expand
language coverage of Vlingo’s Virtual Assistant.”

To learn more about Vlingo’s Virtual Assistant, download Vlingo
for free on Android Market.  Below are a few examples of what
you can do using Vlingo’s app:

  • “find famous Italian soccer teams” to learn that Milan and Roma
    are popular.
  • “tell Marco we’re meeting at the Pergamon museum at 5pm” to
    send a message to Marco.
  • “update facebook — touring La Sagrada Familia today!”
  • call someone: “call Jane’s mobile”
  • get answers: “What is the tallest building in the world?”
  • control your smartphone, completely handsfree, using href="www.youtube.com/user/VlingoVoice">Vlingo

Availability, Compatibility and

Vlingo is available for Android 2.x and above. In addition to
French, Italian, German and Spanish, Vlingo is localized for
English, Chinese, Japanese (beta) and Korean (beta)
speaking users. Vlingo is a free download on the Android Market.
 Users in China should download Vlingo directly from the href="static.sc.hiapk.com/html/2011/03/22279.html">Hiapk app
market.  href="www.youtube.com/user/VlingoVoice">Click here to
see Vlingo in Action.

Follow Vlingo on Facebook at href="facebook.com/vlingopage">facebook.com/vlingopage,
on Twitter at href="twitter.com/vlingo">twitter.com/vlingo and
on the Vlingo blog at href="blog.vlingo.com/">blog.vlingo.com for
regular news and updates.

For carriers and OEMS interested in partnering with Vlingo go to

About Vlingo

Vlingo is a Virtual Assistant that turns your words into action
by combining voice to text
technology, natural language processing, and Vlingo’s Intent Engine
to understand the user’s intent and take the appropriate action.
Simply speak to your phone to connect with the people, businesses
and activities that are important to you.  Vlingo is the
safest and easiest way to get things done while on the go. Send
text and email messages, search the web, use Google maps, update
Twitter and more. Founded in 2006, Vlingo is backed by Charles
River Ventures, Sigma Partners, Yahoo! and AT&T and
headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, go
to href="www.vlingo.com/">www.vlingo.com.

Erin Keleher, Vlingo, +1-617-283-2285, erin at vlingo.com

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