SOURCE: Fonix Corporation

July 14, 2008 09:15 ET

Fonix Speech Enables Apple iPhone 3G for Video Games

Powerful and Intuitive Fonix VoiceIn®5.0 Tool-Kit Now Available for iPhone 3G

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - July 14, 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, announces its Fonix VoiceIn® 5.0 tool-kit is immediately available for the Apple iPhone 3G. Fonix VoiceIn® 5.0 includes a license and run time engine fee to video game developers.

"We expect to leverage our prior successes with video game developers that incorporate Fonix VoiceIn® Game tool-kit for an increasingly growing mobile video game market," says Steven G. Jones, Fonix Director of sales and business development. "A hands free game like Tom Clancy's 'EndWar,' developed by Ubisoft, features Fonix VoiceIn® for Games and is a natural fit for the Apple iPhone 3G. Identified as a powerful game platform, the iPhone is poised to explode the market with the powerful, easy-to-use and intuitive Fonix voice interactive software. In addition to Ubisoft, Vivendi, EA Sports, Harmonix and other game developers that have licensed Fonix speech technology, we expect an increasing number of new game developers to release games for the Apple iPhone 3G."

In addition to the Apple iPhone 3G, Fonix VoiceIn® software allows for voice command interface across multiple platforms including XBOX 360®, PlayStation 3®, Wii® games, PC and Mac videogames. Fonix VoiceIn® maybe licensed for a single platform or for multiple platforms in a variety of languages.

Fonix VoiceIn® Game 5.0 tool-kit is available directly from Fonix Speech Inc. Call (801) 553-6600 and say "Sales" for a demo, specifications 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 in mobile/wireless devices; interactive video games, toys and appliances 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

  • Investors and shareholders contact:
    Michelle Aamodt
    (801) 553-6600
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