Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native company focused on reinventing businesses through innovative technology solutions announces that its Be Kind Tech Fund has invested in ping, a U.S.-based voice platform company that helps enterprises eliminate distracted driving by enabling commercial drivers to hear their smartphone messages and emails read out loud.
Jonathan Shulkin, Co-President at Valor Equity Partners, said: "ping has created unique technology to bring efficiency, cost savings, safety and data to the gig economy. We are incredibly excited to be able to contribute to this purposeful journey."
In this episode, Hall welcomes Garin Toren, CEO & Founder of ping. Headquartered in New York, ping is a four-time-patented messaging platform that automatically reads your texts, emails, and all other message types out loud when touching your phone is unsafe, illegal, or inconvenient. Deployment is currently through Android and iPhone apps with Alexa already […]
* How to safely hear your text messages and emails while driving, with ping * Winner of the ‘Last Gadget Standing’ award at CES 2020, Ambassador is a wearable language translator * GIPHY – the .gif search engine – weighs in on the debate on how to pronounce "gif" – and a peanut butter partnership! *…
Road accidents take more than 30 lives in South Africa every day, whether it is a public holiday, a weekend, or an ordinary workday. Yet road-safety awareness campaigns tend to focus only on holiday periods, such as the past Easter weekend, when 158 road fatalities were recorded in five days.In other words, the usual number of deaths we see every day on our roads.
Internet and technology addiction is the real thing, and more than 70% of the U.S. drivers admit to texting while driving. If you can not commit to not text or call while driving, you are a driving danger. Driving aside, many smartphone users are looking to expand the capabilities of their Android d
ping es una aplicación, disponible para android, que lee en voz alta los emails y mensajes que llegan al teléfono en el mismo momento, sin necesidad de que tengamos que interaccionar o realizar cualquier tipo de acción. Pensado para que podamos usar el móvil mientras conducimos, por ejemplo, se integra con varios clientes de correo…
Cars and mobile phones are a disastrous combination and have only become more so as smartphones become the dominant form factor. While it’s pretty obvious that staring at a screen is going hamper your ability to drive properly, the stats show just how few people have twigged onto exactly how dangerous texting and driving is.
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