SK Telecom just launched their ‘Image Call’ service, which lets users choose their own personalized image for others to see when they’re calling. Users who have the Samsung SCH-S370 can add custom text, voice and music.
This is Neil Stephenson’s Snowcrash proven prophetic in the market once more. Avatars are a cool concept. They range from Comverse’s Klonies to Vidiator’s 3D Avatars. Avatars fit the same need for differentiation that ring tones provide, so I wouldn’t be surprised to see them quickly represent a sizable chunk of the mobile data market.
From Telecoms Korea.