Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.
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Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

November 12, 2009 09:00 ET

Intrinsyc Announces the Online Availability of Destinator 9

Users Can Download Destinator from Leading App Stores, Destinator NavStore, and Intrinsyc Website

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2009) - Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a leading provider of software solutions for mobile and embedded devices, today announced online availability for consumers to purchase and download Destinator(R) 9 GPS Navigation. Destinator 9 is available today on Android Market (www.android.com/market/), the online application portal for Android smartphones, Intrinsyc's corporate web store (http://store.intrinsyc.com/), and the newly launched Destinator NavStore (www.destinatornavstore.com), an online marketplace for location-based services and navigation-related content.

Over the next couple of months, Destinator will be rolled out to additional online application stores, including the Windows(R) Marketplace for Mobile (http://marketplace.windowsphone.com); the Apple iPhone App Store (www.apple.com/iphone/apps-for-iphone); and the Nokia Ovi Store (https://store.ovi.com).

 "We want to make it incredibly easy for everyone to get Destinator 9, no matter where they are located or which mobile device they use," said Souheil Gallouzi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Products Development, Intrinsyc. "Intrinsyc is so confident that people will find Destinator 9 compelling and far easier to use than other GPS navigation solutions, they can try it free on select online stores and markets before purchase."

The new Destinator NavStore (www.destinatornavstore.com) will enhance the Destinator experience by aggregating, delivering, and promoting content that users value. The NavStore also allows Destinator users to download and activate maps. Using proprietary technology, the NavStore also delivers live content to users in real time by capturing relevant contextual information that goes beyond navigation and leverages the user's location.

Intrinsyc announced a set of Destinator NavStore partnerships with leading LBS content providers, including Foreca, INRIX, NAVTEQ, NAVX, and WCities. Intrinsyc will integrate the partners' visual and dynamic content into the Destinator NavStore, giving mobile users an easy way to update maps, get real-time traffic information, find gas prices, and much more.

"Destinator NavStore is an LBS content enablement platform that allows us to grow an ecosystem of location-based service providers and content publishers for Destinator software," said Gallouzi. "The NavStore enables upstream LBS content providers to connect with downstream OEM handset vendors, so content providers can improve their market volume and achieve much higher market penetration rates."

FORECA provides Destinator users with accurate up-to-date weather forecast for their current location and destination. Foreca is a global weather service company with a business focus. The Foreca mission is to help businesses profit from accurate state-of-the-art forecasts. With clients all around the globe, Foreca is a leader in international digital weather services. For more information, please visit: http://corporate.foreca.com/en.

INRIX (www.inrix.com) provides real-time traffic flow and incident information to help Destinator 9 GPS Navigation customers choose the best route to their destination. INRIX's real-time traffic information covers more than 160,000 miles of the most traveled roads across North America. Through the largest crowdsourced traffic network in the world and its advanced data fusion engine, INRIX uniquely blends billions of real-time data points from more than 1.3 million GPS-enabled commercial and consumer devices with information from a variety of other public and private sources to deliver real-time traffic information Destinator customers can rely on.

NAVTEQ (www.navteq.com) is the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world. NAVTEQ will supply comprehensive digital map information on the Destinator NavStore, enabling users of Destinator to update existing maps, purchase new maps or enrich their on-board maps with value-add visual content.

NAVX (www.navx.com) delivers real-time geo-localized information such as the price of gas at nearby service stations, the locations of radar speed cameras, and restaurant/tourist guides. NAVX services and content are available in eight countries and are translated into six languages.

WCITIES provides travel and entertainment content for over 350+ cities and 70 countries around the world. Founded in 1998 and based in San Francisco, CA, Wcities combines a strong database of travel-related information with enhanced technologies to offer city guides, dynamic events, movie guides for locals and travelers in multiple languages. Wcities distributes its location-based content and services across multiple devices, including mobile OEMs, computer OEMs and personal navigation systems (PND). You can also find our information on the leading travel websites and portals around the world. For further information, visit: http://corporate.wcities.com.

About Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc empowers device makers, mobile operators, and silicon vendors to deliver compelling, next generation mobile and embedded devices with faster time-to-market, higher quality, and differentiating innovation. Our customers and partners rely on our award-winning device development solutions and our industry-leading navigation software and LBS solutions. We globally support our customers with solutions that span all major mobile operating systems and platforms, including Windows Embedded CE and Windows Mobile, Linux, Android, and Symbian. Intrinsyc is publicly traded (TSX:ICS) and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in China, Israel, Taiwan, U.K. and the United States. www.intrinsyc.com.

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