SOURCE: Fonix Corporation

October 21, 2008 09:15 ET

Fonix iSpeak™ for the Apple iPhone™ Accurate, Productive and Safe

iSpeak Assists Users to Comply With Hands Free Regulations With the iPhone

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - Fonix Speech, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fonix® Corporation (OTCBB: FNIX) specializing in embedded speech interfaces for mobile devices, handheld electronic products, video game systems and processors, sells Fonix iSpeak™ for the Apple iPhone™. Fonix iSpeak is gaining user acceptability as a productive, safe, hands free voice interface to the iPhone. Many states and countries require hands free use of mobile devices -- Fonix iSpeak makes compliance much more safe and easy. Used with the Apple ear buds, Fonix iSpeak allows hands free use in the noisy environment of the car.

Fonix iSpeak users recently reported:

--  "Voice prompts make this the only voice dial app that is useful in the
    car. It imports your contacts once, the first time you use it, so it opens
    more quickly on subsequent uses -- even if you have a lot of contacts. The
    voice recognition is great..."
    
--  "I've been anxiously awaiting the release of this application. When I
    first heard about it I was a little skeptical, but all of my skepticism has
    been laid to rest. I've purposely tried getting it messed up by using it in
    my car, walking around outside with other people around, etc, but it's been
    100% accurate, even with some pretty complicated last names..."
    

Fonix iSpeak can be purchased for US$14.99 through the Apple iTunes App Store™ in the Productivity and/or Utilities category. Fonix iSpeak is available in English for both the original and 3G models with iPhone OS 2.0 or later

"We are pleased with the initial user acceptance. Fonix iSpeak is gaining market acceptance and becoming the voice interface of choice for the iPhone," says Steve Jones, Fonix senior sales executive. "Accuracy is essential as well as ease of use, especially in a hands free environment. iSpeak purchase and download through the App Store is easy and quick, follow the instructions and iSpeak delivers."

For more information go to www.fonixspeech.com or call (801) 553-6600 and say "iSpeak support," or "sales" for demos, availability and pricing.

About Fonix

Fonix Corporation (OTCBB: FNIX), based in Salt Lake City, Utah, currently operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fonix Speech, Inc., an innovative speech recognition and text-to-speech technology company. Fonix Speech embeds its voice solutions primarily in mobile/wireless devices and interactive video games, providing a platform for natural human interaction. Fonix Speech enables developers and manufacturers to speech-enable their devices and systems. In addition to aggressively driving the organic growth of its business, Fonix intends to continue its strategic acquisition initiative. Visit www.fonix.com for more information, or call (801) 553-6600 and say "Sales."

Statements released by Fonix that are not purely historical are forward-looking within the meaning of the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Company's expectations, hopes, intentions and strategies for the future. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties that may affect the Company's business prospects and performance. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Risk factors include general economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors as discussed in the Company's filings with the SEC on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. The Company does not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements contained in this release.

Contact Information

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    (801) 553-6736
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