A different way to connect
Story behind Pindo
Pindo started with our need to use our current voip solution on mobile phones. We just did not want to show our mobile phone number when calling customers or even worse and hide our caller-id. We wanted to present the same business number that we use in our office.
We tried every possible voip app but the conclusion remained the same. It sometimes worked and sometimes not. For our business needs this was just not acceptable. We needed stable working solution. We noticed that these apps were using up to 3 times more battery than a normaly, or the smartphones were constantly switching between Wifi, 3G, 4G and the situation is even worse when moving or driving.
Our idea was to transform a voip call into something that is proven. So we decided to use a normal mobile call but not to the destination number but to a fixed line number attached to one of our servers. Some might argue that data is cheaper but it really depends which mobile contract you have. National flatrates or plans with a big amount of fixed line minutes are available for any budget.
Technically we combined the idea of a normal mobile connection with a very little data packet sent before the call starts. The single data packet has all the information our server needs to forward the mobile call. We can now present our business number and as a positive side affect we benefit from low international rates.
We developed the idea and finally filed for a patent. The information is now public and can be