Thursday, May 13, 2010

Will dialing become obsolete?

5/13/10

This just in from Amsterdam – a radio ad for a local restaurant that does the dialing for you. At the end of the ad, instead of giving listeners the reservations phone number verbally, the spot broadcasts the tones that communicate the phone number. All the listener has to do is hold up their phone and ta da. They are connected. (Corr, 2010)

Interesting. Now if they could only beam you directly to the restaurant so you don’t get lost in the maze of streets with long unpronounceable names on your way.

Corr, A. (May 3, 2010). Hungry? This Radio Ad Dials Your Dinner Reservation. Mediapost.com. Retrieved May 13, 2010, from
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=127397

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