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CHRISTCHURCH START-UP ENDS VOICEMAIL FRUSTRATIONS

A START-UP born out of the University of Canterbury has launched software which promises to end frustrating voicemail inbox calls. Vxt is a smart assistant that converts voicemails to text for users to read in the Vxt app, or via an email. They are also developing tools to automate administrative tasks, such as event scheduling. The app, co-founded by 22-year-old students Luke Campbell and Lucy Turner, has just launched on the App Store and Google Play. The idea for the app came to Luke last year after receiving a voicemail. “Someone had sent me a voicemail and I was frustrated with how slow and annoying the process of checking it was. Checking voicemail is a pain in the ass and so I thought:

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