Yes, its the same Worldcard mobile which was released on old Windows Mobile platform that is available for new Windows Phone platform. The problem with this new app is that, it doesnâ€™t save the new contacts in the Windows Phone peopleâ€™s hub instead it saves within itself.
WorldCard Mobile reads and manages your business cards on your Windows phone accurately and efficiently. Simply use your Windows phone camera to auto-focus and snap a picture of any business card, WorldCard Mobile will read the contact info off the card and save it in your phone. No tedious manual entries. No need to carry stacks of business cards. Go paperless. Save time to manage your business.
What WorldCard Mobile will do for you?
* Superior text recognition, very accurate and improving with each release
* Support business cards in five languages: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish; with more to come
* Auto entry of your contact info into your phone
* Make phone calls, emailing, texting, looking up location on maps, visiting websites
* Manage contacts with groups and in alphabetical order
* Keyword search (full name, company name, email)
* Browse business card images
* Social networks
Worldcard mobile costs $9.99 and you can download it here.
Full press release after the break.
Fremont, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011
Penpower Inc. is pleased to announce the release of their award-winning mobile application is now available for Windows Phone devices. WorldCard Mobile, the leading business card scanning application, is ready for download in the Windows Phone Market Place.
â€œWorldCard Mobile was first released on Windows Mobile platform 5.x and 6.x., and it was on hundreds of thousands of Windows Mobile phones. Microsoft has made tremendous progress in the Windows Phone platform, we are very pleased to release our app on the platform, which is going to take off like we’ve never seen before with Nokia and Microsoft join hands and other licensees. Penpower realizes this and is taking the initiative to offer a superior application to business users on Windows Phone 7 devices,â€ Dr. Tsay, CEO of Penpower Inc.
WorldCard Mobile uses state-of-the-art OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to instantly transfer information from business cards to the Windows Phone devices. With a simple click of the camera, users no longer have to manually input contact info from business cards.
The app works simple enough. Use the Windows Phone smartphoneâ€™s built-in camera to capture a business cardâ€™s image anytime, anywhere. WorldCard Mobileâ€™s OCR recognizes and supports multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, to sort out the contact info by name, title, company, phone, fax, address, email, etc.
Once contact information is added, users can make phone calls, send text, email, check map addresses and view websites all from within the application. It’s a valuable tool to any professionals to consolidate all their business cards in one place and be readily available on their phones. No more stacks of business cards in rubber bands. No more business cards scattered all over the place, on desks, in drawers, in pockets, in cars. It’s a great time saver.
The iOS version of WorldCard Mobile has received numerous awards and accolades from the mobile tech industry, including winning the 2010 MOBI award for Best Mobile App OCR and the 2010 Emerging Technology Award in Mobile Applications: Business Productivity category from CTIA.
WorldCard Mobile is available for $9.99 in the Windows Phone Marketplace. The WorldCard Mobile system has been available for Windows Mobile 6.x and Symbian since 2007 and has over a million users worldwide.
About Penpower Technology
Penpower Technology is a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for Intelligent Human Computer Interface Technologies. The company is now developing integrated human machine interface solutions based on â€œTTS, OCR, Speech, Handwriting and Biometrics.â€ Founded in 1991, Penpower has focused on developing business productivity software, Asian language-based software, and mobile electronics. Through a human-centric philosophy and continued innovations in multi-processor, multi-platform and multi-language recognition systems, Penpower is the leading provider of information technology, innovations, solutions and professional service dedicated to realizing perfect communications between man and technology.