Cisco Personal Assistant is a new-world telephony application that streamlines communications by helping users manage how and where they want to be reached. In addition to providing dedicated, customizable administrative assistance, Cisco Personal Assistant offers a variety of interfaces that are easy to use and modify, without special training or system administrator assistance.
Cisco Personal Assistant helps mobile workers manage communications and maximize productivity with personal call rules, speech recognition, and productivity services for IP phones. Enabled by Cisco AVVID (Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data), Cisco Personal Assistant interoperates with Cisco CallManager and Cisco Unity -- scaling to meet present and future needs while delivering feature-rich Unified Communications to the enterprise.
Cisco Personal Assistant gives you speech-enabled access to your Cisco Unity voice messages, the corporate directory, conference calling features, and personal contact lists from any telephone. Its Web-based and telephone user administration interfaces make it easy to forward or screen calls in advance or in real time. IP phone productivity services give you the option to check your calendar, personal contact information, e-mail, and voice messages using the pixel-based LCD and interactive soft keys on the Cisco 7940 or 7960 model IP phones.