Press Release: TextUs.Biz Unveils ‘Receptionist in a Box’

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 23, 2013 — In this post-recession economy companies are forced to maximize value from their full-time employees. One position that is increasingly difficult to justify is the receptionist. Many companies simply cannot afford one and others simply choose to go without. Faced with empty front desks to greet visitors, busy staffers get tasked with figuring out how to connect …

Press: The Denver Post – "Apps help old-school operations go new-school"

By Staff, The Denver Post  –  08/05/2013 08:01:57 AM MDT Business owners can send and receive text messages with their old-school landline number using software from a Boulder startup.TextUs.Biz bills its app as the only one to essentially turn a landline into a cellphone with text capabilities. Messages are sent and received via a tablet or computer. The subscription-based service starts …

New Features: iPad Receptionist Image & Signature Capture

As a startup, one thing we know we need to do to be successful is to listen to our early customers.  We’ve received a ton of great support and feedback and have some exciting new features to announce for iPad Receptionist! First we’ve added the ability to enable the iPad’s front facing camera to take a photo of your visitor. …

Are you suffering from PND syndrome?

Does your desk happen to be the one nearest the main door to your office?  You know, that awkward location where every visitor looks to you as the office receptionist? You’ve seen it a thousand times: the visitor hesitantly turns to you hoping that you’ll point them in the right direction. Do you sometimes pretend to be in the middle …

Receptionist Early Invites are out!

iPad Receptionist early invites have officially been released! If you were in an early inquirer you automatically received your invite this morning with a link to set up a one-on-one set-up appointment. Be sure to book your time as time slots are filling up quick and we’ll be first come first serve biases! Interested in an early invite? Request one …

Featured Business: TechStars – iPad Receptionist

This weeks featured Business is TechStars Boulder. One of our very early beta testers here in Boulder with the Receptionist app, TechStars actually uses the app in tandem with their receptionist Christine. The reason they love having an iPad Receptionist is there are new classes of startups and founders that rotate through their program. It’s tough for anyone to remember …

Press: iPad could replace your office receptionist via Tuaw

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 …

Press: iPad platform aims to replace the receptionist via PSFK

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 iPad Receptionist platform is hoping to do the same for administration, offering a way for office visitors to check themselves in. …