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Google Voice Service

Introduction:

GOOGLE Voice is telecommunication service by google.

Google voice service from invitation only to be a available to all Gmail subscribers.

Google voice currently provides free pc –to-phone calling and PC-to voice and video calling.

Background:

  1. —Telecommunications service by Google
  2. —Launched on March 11, 2009
  3. —Formerly Grand Central
  • Originally founded in 2005 by Craig Walker and Vincent Paquet
  • Acquired by Google on July 2, 2007 for $95 million
  • Google team worked on the project secretly after the time of purchase until the launch
  • Added many additional features while still keeping the same general services previously provided

Google Voice basics Requirements:

To get started with Google Voice, sign in with your existing or create a new Google Account to get started.
Then, you’ll just need a touch-tone phone, and these requirements on your computer:

1.  Operating system: Windows XP, Vista, Mac, Linux

2.  Web browser:   IE6 & above, Firefox 3 & above, Safari 3 & above, Google Chrome

3. Flash 8 and above required

 

How it works:

—Google Voice can be used with an existing phone number or a new Google phone number.

Features:

  • —With an existing number:

1. Google Voicemail

2. International Calling

3.Notifications

4. Share Voicemail

  • —With a Google number:

1.One Number

2.Free SMS

3.Block Calls

4.Record Calls

5.Conference Calls

6.Screen Callers

Benefits:  there are lots of benefits provided by that features-

1.Lowering Cost-

  • —Cutting costs of long distance calls—
  • —Free calls and SMS in the US and Canada—
  • —International calls as low as $0.02 per minute

2.Managerial Benefits-

  • —Voicemail transcripts. Reading of voicemail messages online.—
  • —Downloading of voicemail.—
  • —Call recording and online archiving.—
  • Blocking calls from specified numbers.

3.personal Benefits-

  • —Answering incoming calls on any configured phone.—
  • —Switching of phones during a call.—
  • —Conference calling.—
  • —Notification of voicemail messages via email or SMS.

Google Voice Applications: there are some voice applications available in market-

—For Blackberry and Android phones

—GV Dialer- routes your call by dialing to your Google number and connecting you to the destination number.

—GV Mobile- dial, retrieve and delete recent call history, playback and delete voicemails take calls from different phones other than your iPhone, forward calls, etc.

—Google Voice Desktop App- quick desktop access to your voicemail and SMS messages.
Setting Google Account: Follow the step by step procedure to setting up google account in your application ask you.

 

Awadhesh Kumar

Jain Software Developers