Microsoft’s Former Cheif Architect Ray Ozzie Reveals Talko, A Collaborative Voice Communications Service


Former Microsoft chief architect Ray Ozzie and his team finally revealed the project they have been working for the past two and half years. Ray Ozzie developed Lotus Notes at IBM and then founded Groove networks. Groove was acquired by Microsoft in 2005, where Ozzie became one of three Chief Technical Officers. Later, Ozzie took over the role of Chief Software Architect from Bill Gates. He left Microsoft in late 2010 and went on to found this startup Talko. Ray Ozzie aims to change the way we talk with Talko. It allows you to create multiperson conversations that combine voice, text and photos all laid out over an evolving timeline.

Amazing things can happen when we talk with each other. Thoughts are shared, ideas formed and problems solved. Talko is the best way to use your voice to get things done.?

Talk: Voice is the fastest and clearest way for people to communicate. Talk when and how you want – live or not.

Share: Photos bring conversations to life. By tapping the camera to share as you talk, others will instantly see what you see.

Do: Use voice to get things done. Organize, find, replay and share key moments using tags and bookmarks.

Find more information about it here. For now, this app will be made available only on iOS and Android devices.