Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

January 26, 2010 09:00 ET

Intrinsyc Software International Inc.: Destinator 9 Delivers Innovative and Intuitive GPS Navigation to Windows Marketplace for Mobile

Destinator continues its global expansion across application stores and handset manufacturers with its latest release in Windows Marketplace

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2010) - Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a leading provider of software solutions for mobile devices, today announced that Destinator(R) 9 is immediately available for purchase on the Windows(R) Marketplace for Mobile (, the online applications and media portal for Windows phones. Drawing upon Intrinsyc's deep heritage in designing software solutions for the world's most recognized mobile brands; Destinator 9 delivers the most compelling user experience in the industry with a superior level of integration with the Windows Mobile(R) operating system and applications. Destinator is extremely reliable, backed by the industry's most accurate maps and has a host of features unsurpassed in existing smartphone navigation applications. Designed to get people to their destinations easily, quickly, and safely, Destinator 9 for Windows Mobile includes updated on-board maps of the US and Canada from the leading provider of navigation map data—NAVTEQ—along with rich visual content such as extended lane guidance, speed limits, and 2D building footprints.

"Destinator has a long history of providing navigation to the world's largest OEM PND and handset brands, like Motorola and LG Electronics. We are very excited to continue the expansion of Destinator sales through new direct to consumer channels with the launch on Windows Marketplace for Mobile," said Souheil Gallouzi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Products Development, Intrinsyc. "Destinator delivers an unmatched bundle of features and value unseen in the navigation application market today. We strove to deliver an experience for the Windows Mobile platform that is full-featured and optimally integrated. With features like built-in Internet search, unique point-of-interest functions, and other real-time services, Destinator 9 is a great solution for anyone on the go."

Destinator 9 has useful next-generation features unavailable in other Windows Mobile GPS navigation applications. The intuitive NavStrip(TM) delivers one-click access to key navigation functions such as address entry, route, and search. With such intuitive features, Destinator gets you to your destinations with fewer "clicks" than other more complicated offerings. Users can browse maps in 2D or 3D views. The 3D display includes a horizon display that automatically updates based on weather conditions. The Destinator 9 weather feature provides a 3-day forecast for the user's current location or destination. Users can navigate to any map location using the TapNGo(TM) feature by simply using a long press on any point on the map and then tapping "Go" for voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation. TapNGo also features other actions such as "Call", "Save" location, and "Add to Trip Planner".

With Destinator 9, users can also enjoy multi-destination routing by setting multiple trips with various stops to help plan a day's drive to different locations – all with the fewest clicks possible and an easy-to-use interface. A one-click widget brings up a Google Map view of the current location, when available on a device with a data connection. Destinator's revolutionary StickyPOI(TM) feature allows users to quickly display popular Points of Interest (POI) categories with a just a couple of screen taps. Tapping on a category, such as hotels or restaurants, automatically displays the nearby POI on the map. In addition to turn-by-turn navigation, drivers and pedestrians can view a direction list or route summary by a simple tap or two. Destinator delivers voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions with complete visual dashboard information in portrait mode and on the Side Bar in landscape mode. Users can set destinations by browsing a location on a map or entering an address, street, city, intersection, or postcode, keyword search of POI, history, favorites, and SMS. All these features are delivered with a crisp, clear and rich map view in 2D or 3D that can switch automatically to day or night view mode depending on GPS or system time.

In addition to Windows Marketplace, Destinator 9 is also available in the Android Market and Destinator's own NavStore. Destinator will be available at the introductory price of $69.99 through Feb 28, 2010. For up-to-date availability by operating system and market, please visit

About Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc delivers Destinator, the independent navigation application with the safest and most reliable experience available today for all leading smartphones. Our solutions empower device makers, mobile operators, and silicon vendors to deliver compelling, next generation mobile devices faster with higher quality, and differentiating innovation. We help our customers and partners deliver compelling products using our unmatched expertise with the leading OS platforms including Android, Linux, Symbian, Windows CE and Windows Mobile. Intrinsyc is publicly traded (TSX:ICS) and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in China, Israel, Taiwan, U.K. and the United States.

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