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touch-tone

adj
(Telecommunications) of or relating to a telephone dialling system in which each of the buttons pressed generates a tone of a different pitch, which is transmitted to the exchange

touch′-tone`

or touch′tone`,


n.
a telephone dialing system using push buttons to generate ten tones of different pitch, each tone corresponding to a digit of a telephone number.
[1955–60, Amer.]
Translations

touch-tone

[ˈtʌtʃtəʊn] ADJ (Telec) → digital, por tonos
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Touch-tone Generation allows users to send badge-derived touch-tones by verbally reciting the digits and Direct Inward Dialing allows direct connection of calls to the user's badge.
0 features: increased scalability, with support for up to 4,200 simultaneous users; tiered administration access, allowing system administrators to delegate maintenance tasks to other users; new Vocera clustering architecture, reducing failover completion time; enhanced group and user management; touch-tone generation, enabling users to send dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) touch-tones from the Badge by verbally reciting the desired digits; direct inward dialing; as well as database validation tools, enabling users to check Vocera's database for integrity, duplication, and errors.
Highlighting a key enabler for mobile service providers--a componentized IMS solution for delivering speech, touch-tone and visually-enabled applications--demonstrations, to be arranged with either Convedia or VoiceGenie, aim to help customers realize the potential of the value-added services, which combine spoken, touch-tone and visual interactions.
For example, it used to take about nine seconds to dial a seven-digit number on a rotary phone - compared with about two seconds on a standard touch-tone phone.
OTTAWA -- Elinor Caplan, Minister of Revenue, announced that the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency is piloting a new, simple electronic filing service to allow seniors to file their tax returns using a touch-tone telephone.
WebXTalk enables CitX clients to provide users with the ability to access and interact with their Web-based information and services via a standard touch-tone telephone.
Initially, Brooktrout plans to offer technology from SpeechWorks to enhance its own e-Business solutions, replacing touch-tone capabilities with speech-enabled functionality.
VoiceLog's intention with this challenge is to prove that it delivers more sales and better user experience than other speech recognition-driven, touch-tone IVR or live agent TPV vendors.
The service will reportedly enable companies to replace their call centre touch-tone systems with speech recognition technology and respond to a caller's commands.
A lower-court judge had concluded that the Americans With Disabilities Act isn't broad enough to cover the process of qualifying by touch-tone telephone.
However, ever since the introduction of interactive voice response (IVR) systems into the customer service arena almost a decade ago, market penetration of traditional touch-tone systems has steadily increased to around 90 percent within large enterprises.
Do your customers call while driving, so they have to navigate through touch-tone menus with one hand, without looking at their matchbox-sized phones?