Reception Messenger hopes to deliver self-service administration, offering a way for office guests to check themselves in.

Press: Reception Messenger - Springwise.com

It seems that tablets are becoming increasingly effective at performing the tasks of customer facing roles, which is why companies such as The Robot Pub Group have taken to using the devices to allow patrons to help themselves. Now the Reception Messenger iPad platform is hoping to do the same for administration, offering a way for office visitors to check themselves in.

After installing the tablet at the front of a company’s premises, guests will be able to use it to select the reason for their visit, enter their details, choose an employee they wish to speak to and let them know they are there. The system is connected to staff mobile phones, meaning that they are instantly alerted via text message when someone has arrived to see them. Responses can be sent directly back to the iPad to let the visitor know what they should do. Companies can customize the look of the system to match their business’s branding and add extra voice prompts to further personalize the service. The system is priced in three brackets – USD 99 per month for companies with one to 49 employees, USD 149 per month for those with 50-99 employees and USD 249 per month for those with more than 100 staff members.

Reception Messenger could help small business who can’t necessarily afford to hire a receptionist to manage their office effectively, but the system could also cut costs at public services such as hospitals. Could tablets be used similarly elsewhere?

Website: www.receptionmessenger.com
Contact: info@ragedigitalinc.com

Spotted by: Murray Orange

Reception Messenger Tuaw Post

by Steven Sande

To keep a professional feel to a workplace, many businesses hire a receptionist to greet and direct visitors to an office. Receptionists may become an endangered species soon if the Reception Messenger iPad platform from the Foundry Group, Rage Digital and TechStars takes off.

Currently in beta, the platform uses a kiosk-mounted iPad and customizable app to connect visitors to company employees. Upon arriving at the kiosk, the visitor taps a button to indicate the reason for their visit (a meeting, a delivery and so on), taps another button indicating the name of the employee they wish to see, enters their name and company into the kiosk, and then the employee is notified via text message.

Should that employee need to respond to the visitor, they can reply and their message is displayed on the kiosk. The service is priced at US$99 per month for companies with up to 49 employees, $149 per month for 50-99 employees and $249 monthly for more than 100 employees. Check it out in the video below.

Full story: http://www.tuaw.com/2012/11/08/ipad-could-replace-your-office-receptionist/

HelvetiNote™ 2.3 is here. iCloud sync rebuilt from the ground up. On sale until July 20th! 

iTunes Link

HelvetiNote™ - Better, Stronger, Faster Coming Soon… 

http://helvetinote.com/

Project: Hyundai Equus iPad Owner’s Manual

Category: Utilities and Services

The Mobile Web has finally outgrown its infancy to become one of the most exciting avenues for content, services and commerce. The Webby Mobile Winners, Nominees, and Honorees have shown the foresight and ingenuity to excel within a quickly changing and increasingly fragmented Mobile Web universe.

As a result of the superior quantity and quality of sites entered, the 16th Annual Webby Awards recognized sites and teams that demonstrated a standard of excellence.

Of the 10,000 entries submitted to the 16th Annual Webby Awards, fewer than 15% were distinguished as an Official Honoree.

Rage Digital + Aspect Digital

http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current_honorees.php?media_id=127&category_id=800&season=16

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OLO is a social game of skill and strategy. Great looking designer game by Sennep.
Coming soon to the App Store - ologame.com

Via fuckyeahapp

Kudos to Apple for releasing Messenger (Beta), which syncs all of your chats and texts between all of your Apple devices (Computer, iPhone, iPad).  The only hangup, all of your contacts also have to be using Apple devices.

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could have all of that great functionality but could communicate with anyones text-capable device! Well actually you can…

Rage Digital is now excepting Beta Invite Requests for our new service MobileMSSNGR™.  You get all of the capability of Apple’s Messenger, texting from your Computer, iPhone and iPad plus integrated ToDos, Notes and Auto-replys but can communicate with anyone’s device! 

MobileMSSNGR™ gives you complete control over where and how you send and receive your text messages. Using a unique, local,  10-digit text number you can now send and receive your texts to anyone’s phone directly from your computer, your iPhone or your iPad! All for FREE!

Features:

- Unique, local 10-digit text number (you don’t have to give out your phone number)

- Send and receive texts with ANYONE’S text capable device (they don’t need to have MobileMSSNGR™)

- Computer chat portal supports up to 12 concurrent text conversations

- Create To-Do’s for your contacts contact from Computer, iPhone or iPad

- Send messages to Groups

- Create and manage Auto-responders

- Keep Notes for each contact

- Store up to 30 contacts FREE

- Unlimited messaging for FREE 

Requirements:  Chrome V16.x  /  iOS 5.x

Mobile MSSNGR™ - The Mobile and Web Based Text Messaging Platform by ©Rage Digital

//Reblogged from MobileMSSNGR™

Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App by Rage Digital

Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App by Rage Digital & Aspect

Rage Digital and Aspect have teamed up to create the 2012 Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App.  The app served as the User Manual allowing users to check out features of their new car, follow step by step manual How-Tos as well as find Mazda Mexico dealers for service. 

We really love taking a traditional unfriendly paper manual and converting it into a fun and usable interactive experience.  Rage Digital has had the opportunity to create manuals for Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Honda and now Mazda!  

iTunes Link

Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App by Rage Digital

Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App by Rage Digital & Aspect

Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App by Rage Digital

Mazda 2 Mexico iPad App by Rage Digital & Aspect

Yokohama iPad App by Rage Digital - ADDY® Award Mobile Marketing

The Yokohama Tire Explorer iPad app by Rage Digital has captured the top ADDY® Award in the Mobile Marketing category!  

“The ADDY Awards are the largest and most competitive in the creative industry,” said Alan Holtschneider, Yokohama manager, advertising, promotions & events. “Being recognized by the AAF is truly an achievement because the judging was based on creativity and effective messaging. And since there were no gold winners in the category, Yokohama essentially took the top prize in mobile marketing!”

Yokohama Tire Explorer iPad App | Silver ADDY® Award | by Rage Digital + Kovel/Fuller

Yokohama Tire Explorer iPad App | ADDY® Award Winner | by Rage Digital + Kovel/Fuller

Yokohama Tire Explorer iPad App | ADDY® Award Winner | by Rage Digital + Kovel/Fuller