PHOENIX, and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iotum, the company
that brings relevance to communications, is debuting iotum Pronto Conferencing
at the DEMO 2006 conference.
iotum Pronto Conferencing eliminates the need for special phone numbers,
PIN codes or access codes to participate in a conference call. Pronto
Conferencing will be released as part of the company's iotum platform, the
world's first presence based, contextual communications manager.
With iotum Pronto Conferencing, conference call participants dial the
regular phone number of the iotum enabled conference organizer and then are
immediately placed into the conference bridge without any additional work or
"iotum eliminates that frustration by adding easy to use conference bridge
capabilities to every subscribers telephone number, enabling calls to begin
based on the calendar and the invited participants list as long as they are
calling from a phone in the call organizers contact manager," said iotum
co-founder and CEO Alec Saunders.
With iotum Pronto Conferencing, like the overall iotum platform itself,
busy professionals are made more productive and responsive by connecting them
with the right people at the right time -- ensuring that inbound
communications are relevant to the task at hand and avoiding unnecessary
interruptions by simplifying the way telephone calls are handled.
iotum is a Web 2.0 service that solves the problem of communication
overload. The iotum service is based on the iotum Relevance Engine(TM) -- an
intelligent communications platform that understands who is calling and knows
what to do with the call based on the user's preferences, priorities,
behaviors, and other contextual information.
By paying attention to calling habits, IM presence, schedule, and
location, iotum can:
Bring relevant calls to users' attention and send the others to voicemail;
Notice calling trends, such as back-and-forth calls to the same person, and
ensure that important calls are brought to users' attention.
iotum uses standards-based protocols and has a patent pending on the iotum
The iotum service is delivered to end-user professionals through
communications service providers. Leading the way for relevant
communications, iotum works with key telecommunications companies around the
globe -- providing compelling value-add services that are needed in today's
fast paced business world.
For more information, visit http://www.iotum.com