Gordon Matthews Invented Voicemail in Dallas

on June 1, 2003

Gordon Matthews invented voicemail in Dallas in the late 1970s. Matthews formed his company, VMX (Voice Message Express), in 1979, and received a patent for his voicemail system in 1982. He sold his first system to 3M, and his wife, Monika, recorded the first greeting on the first commercial voicemail.

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