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Phonetic (pho-NET-ic) is a nationwide voicemail-to-text messaging service available for most digital mobile phones in which a subscriber is provided a custom voice mailbox for the purpose of receiving all incoming voice messages as actual transcribed text for reading via short messaging (also known as SMS, text messaging, txts, alphanumeric, and two-way) on mobile phones, other wireless handheld devices, alphanumeric pagers, and e-mail. voicemail to text messaging was originally created by Phonewire, Inc in the early 1990s, initially called e-Page and later renamed to Phonetic â„¢ voicemail transcription; in the late 1990s, a competitor appeared under the service name DictoMail, developed by Admiral Online. ... Subscriber: In a public switched telecommunications network such as the common telephone system, the ultimate user, customer, of a communications service. ... Transcription may be one of the following: In linguistics, transcription is the conversion of spoken words into written language. ... A received SMS being announced on a Nokia phone. ... A received SMS being announced on a Nokia phone. ... A received SMS being announced on a Nokia phone. ... Generally speaking, the term alphanumeric refers to anything that consists of only letters and numbers. ... Handheld devices (also known as handhelds) are pocket-sized computing devices that are rapidly gaining popularity as the access to information in every walk of life becomes more and more mission critical. ... A pager is an electronic device used to contact people via a Paging (telecommunications) network. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Phonetic(TM) voicemail transcription was created by Phonewire, Inc. as the world's first voicemail-to-text messaging service. The service was originally developed for major paging services in the early 1990's, but it is now available for a wide range of networks, including CDMA, TDMA and GSM systems. The first official Phonetic transcribed voicemail text message is believed to have been sent in August 1993 from a landline telephone in St. Louis, Missouri to an alphanumeric pager on the PageNET POCSAG network in the U.S. voicemail to text messaging was originally created by Phonewire, Inc in the early 1990s, initially called e-Page and later renamed to Phonetic â„¢ voicemail transcription; in the late 1990s, a competitor appeared under the service name DictoMail, developed by Admiral Online. ... Alternate meanings: See paging (telecommunications). ... A wide variety of systems of interconnected components are called networks. ... General Information Generically (as a multiplexing scheme), code division multiple access (CDMA) is any use of any form of spread spectrum by multiple transmitters to send to the same receiver on the same frequency channel at the same time without harmful interference. ... Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) is a technology for shared medium (usually radio) networks. ... GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) is the most popular standard for mobile phones in the world. ... Voicemail (or voice mail; abbreviated v-mail or vmail) is a centralized system of managing telephone messages for a large group of people. ... A landline or main line is a telephone line which travels through a physical, land-based medium. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A pager that is in use for emergency services A pager is an electronic device used to contact people via a paging network. ... POCSAG is a standard used to transmit data to pagers. ...

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Technical details

Each subscriber to this is Phonewire, Inc. service is provided a personal voice mailbox in which calls are forwarded towards from existing mobile phones, office extensions, or home telephone numbers. When an incoming caller records a voice message and disconnects, the caller's complete recorded dictation (not just phonetic syllables as the product name suggests) is then translated into readable text and formatted to also include captured Caller ID from the originating voicemail message. Every voicemail message is transcribed immediately and transmitted individually to the subscriber-specified electronic destinations, such as an e-mail address and text messaging service provider. Speech recognition technologies allow computers equipped with a source of sound input, such as a microphone, to interpret human speech, e. ... Caller ID - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Voicemail (or voice mail; abbreviated v-mail or vmail) is a centralized system of managing telephone messages for a large group of people. ... Voicemail (or voice mail; abbreviated v-mail or vmail) is a centralized system of managing telephone messages for a large group of people. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A received SMS being announced on a Nokia phone. ...


Common slang

Since its inception and its growing popularity, many casual conversational uses (as a noun, singular and plural, and a verb) have been made to reference the Phonetic(TM) voicemail transcription service, such as: "Hit me up later or drop a phonetic.", "I got her phonetics on my two-way, but I ain't calling her back.", or "Phonetic me those directions, I'll be there at 8!" A noun, or noun substantive, is a word or phrase that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance or quality. ... A verb is a part of speech that usually denotes action (bring, read), occurrence (to decompose (itself), to glitter), or a state of being (exist, live, soak, stand). Depending on the language, a verb may vary in form according to many factors, possibly including its tense, aspect, mood and voice. ...


See also

A acoustic phonetics affricate airstream mechanism allophone alveolar approximant alveolar consonant alveolar ejective fricative alveolar ejective alveolar flap alveolar nasal alveolar ridge alveolar trill alveolo-palatal consonant apical consonant approximant consonant articulatory phonetics aspiration auditory phonetics B back vowel bilabial click bilabial consonant bilabial ejective bilabial nasal bilabial trill breathy... Speech processing is the study of speech signals and the processing methods of these signals. ... DictoMail (dictomail ) is a voicemail to text messaging service available on most digital mobile phones that permits the conversion of voicemail messages to text for reading via short messages (also known as SMSes, text messages, messages, or more colloquially texts or even txts) between mobile phones, other handheld devices and... Shorthand is a writing method that can be done at speed because an abbreviated or symbolic form of language is used. ... The short message peer-to-peer protocol (SMPP) is a protocol for exchanging SMS messages between SMS peer entities such as short message service centres. ... SMSSend is a software application for sending SMS messages from an internet connected computer. ... Dutton Speedwords is an international auxiliary language as well a shorthand writing system. ... The NATO phonetic alphabet is a common name for the radiotelephony spelling alphabet of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which assigned words to the letters of the English alphabet so that critical combinations of letters could be pronounced and understood by aircrew and air traffic controllers regardless of their...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Phonetics: The Sounds of English and Spanish - THe University of Iowa (358 words)
Phonetics: The Sounds of English and Spanish - THe University of Iowa
The English and Spanish Phonetics libraries are web resources that have the following features for each of the consonants and vowels of Spanish and American English.
This library is intended to be used by adult students and instructors of articulatory phonetics, linguistics or foreign language.
Ancient Scripts: Phonetics (1652 words)
The most famous one is the International Phonetic Alphabet or IPA, but the American Phonetic Alphabet is also quite widespread.
If you are familiar with the IPA there shouldn't really be any problems once you understand corresponding equivalent symbols in the two systems.
Notice how the 'a' (phonetically [æ]) sounds longer in "sad" than in "sat".
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