|Intelligent Gadgets, 7/08||$1.6M|
CallWave, Inc., an Internet telecommunications company, enables mobile, landline, and desktop interoperability that provides control and manageability of two critical devices on which users rely, the PC and the mobile phone for business professionals and individual customers. The company focuses on opportunities in the unified communications sector. It plans to open its platform to third party application developers for software and Internet telephony development based on its competitive local exchange carrier, which enables solutions that do not require subscribers to switch phone numbers or buy new equipment, and patent portfolio that offers development partners protection against infringement suits. The companyâ€™s products include â€˜Voicemail-to-Textâ€™ service for reading and managing voicemails; and â€˜HD Audio Conferencingâ€™ service that allows participants to call in various ways, including mobile, Skype, or a landline, and to visually manage conferences from a computer or mobile phone with no software requirement. CallWave also offers â€˜Internet Faxâ€™ service that allows users to send and receive faxes from various devices online, as well as to archive and save faxes in an online message center; and Mobile Call Screening/Mobile Call Transfer, a network independent VoIP application to deliver converged wireless/wireline mobile call screening that allows users to listen to a voicemail on a mobile phone in real time and pick up the call if desired, and to transfer a call from a mobile phone to their home or office phone at any time during the call. Its product portfolio includes a release planned product, â€˜FUZEâ€™, which is a personalized communication service that lets users communicate and collaborate in various ways and from various devices, from a computer or a WiFi-enabled mobile phone.