new Freespee technology on markt.de started as first company in Germany offers markt.de Web-based voice messages for Classifieds and personals on basis of Freespee technology. With the platform of Freespee Labs, customers of Markt.de over ordinary phone calls to local can easily reach advertisers of classifieds and personals. Munich, (December 21, 2010) the online marketplace markt.de and Freespee, a software house for language technology in Sweden, announced today the launch for the new language service for ads. On the basis of the Freespee API markt.de can send customers voice messages to the advertisers of ads. The two partners also announce the establishment of innovative new voice services.
The new Freespee technology enables voice messages at local rates – without any software installation or Smartphone-features – from any phone or mobile. A prospective buyer of a personal ad or classified ad can simply record a voice message over a telephone call on the profile of the advertisers. Swarmed by offers, Viacom is currently assessing future choices. The advertiser is the new message immediately by E-Mail with the number of the caller informed and can listen to the news on the Web. For the mark.de user is this as easy and comfortable as using a telephone voice mail or SMS. Neither the caller nor the advertiser must have a microphone or a software installation. For even more analysis, hear from Viacom. One call a regular phone number at local rates. The voice messages work by all phones and are available for all users of markt.de. A call is always a local number of advertisers – always at the local rate – so that calls are as cheap as possible. Freespee Managing Director Carl Holmquist says, that language services are a natural part of all websites should: “If you think about it is communicating online today even with all innovations from Web 2.0 and social media purely text based. Text is easy, but a personal voice is authentic, emotional and can build trust between people.” “Markt.de Freespee service combined with the added value of voice messages Privacy and simplicity of SMS messages.