ADOTAS – Yahoo unveiled new features to improve its current online search service for mobile phone users – oneSearch 2.0 now allows voice queries that provide more relevant information in its results. Verizon also entered the voice search fray with a new ad-supported search product called 1-800-THE-INFO.
Google, Microsoft and AT&T also feature voice-activated search services.
Yahoo introduced its upgrade yesterday at the CTIA Wireless trade show in Las Vegas. The company said it hopes to make Web sites more accessible on phones – Yahoo hopes to lure 750 million users to its mobile Internet service.
The mobile Internet market is set to triple its revenue by 2011 – to $4.8 billion – according to eMarketer.