Ring Central integration with Cortana?

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I would like to be able to initiate a telephone call using Ring Central upon instructing Microsoft Cortana. My small office is running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional. When I verbally instruct Cortana to call a local business, for example, Cortana finds a hyperlink of the phone number and RingCentral pops up and initiates the phone call. I would like to be able to do this in cases where there is no hyperlink, for example to just state "Cortana call xxx.xxx.xxxx" and have Cortana connect to RingCentral to make the phone call. Or to command Cortana to call someone from my contact book. Presently, this functionality does not exist. It would be nice if it did. Very nice.
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Brooke Harper

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I vote for this integration.
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GraniteStateColin

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I came looking for how to do exactly this. Yes, now that Windows 10 is out and we can do just about everything else via voice command through Cortana, it certainly seems that we should be able to initiate a VOICE PHONE CALL the same way. 
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H-D Technologies

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Yea this needs to happen.
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I like this idea too.  It might be helpful if you all leave some specific request as to what you would like to see it do.  

On a related topic, you may all want to read this blog post related to Alexa:  Creating Seamless Voice Experiences with Alexa

Mike
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Mike, I would expect to be integrate through RingCentral Phone for Windows (but maybe it could use Cortana Skills to work directly even if the app is not installed). You could say Call XXXXXX through RingCentral, or Call 603.555.5555 and it would initiate the call to the contact or phone number like a RingOut or Direct Dial call.