What if you could surf the internet, check your email, and even shop online through your phone without a computer? This is made possible by netECHO a revolutionary voice activated web access technology platform developed by Internet Speech USA and promoted in India by the Pune based IT company Knowaysys Technologies Pvt Ltd. netECHO® by Internet Speech lets people unleash the power of the Internet simply with the sound of their voice. netECHO lets users give simple voice commands like "Yahoo," or "e-mail" to get the Net-based information they want. “This technology will prove to be a blessing for the visually challenged (i.e. the blind & the partially sighted persons)”, says Dr. Emdad Khan, Founder, President and CEO Internet Speech USA. “We will now be able to provide cost effective and high quality internet user experience to the visually challenged fraternity”, states Mr. Sundeep Bedi CEO Knowaysys Technologies Pvt Ltd. According to Nitin Mohite Director Knowaysys Technologies Pvt Ltd, “netECHO is currently available in English, Chinese, Japanese and German languages, give us 12-18 months and we will make this powerful service available in Indian languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Bengali, Urdu so on”, opines Mr. Mohite. Knowaysys and Internet Speech have started interactions with government, telecom companies and NGOs working with the blind with a view to offer this service all over the country. netECHO is the first and the finest example so far of the confluence of information technology, digital signal processing technology and telecommunications this will make the world wide web truly mobile. “We prefer to term this phenomena as webility”, says Mr. Sundeep Bedi. With applications in e-governance, e-learning and e-commerce an obvious possibility. netECHO is all set to eliminate the digital divide.