Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

February 16, 2009 12:00 ET

Intrinsyc Announces Destinator For Android

Plans to Demonstrate Destinator on Android Handset at Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2009) - Mobile World Congress: Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a leading provider of software solutions for mobile devices, today announced Destinator® for Android, the newest version of Intrinsyc's popular Destinator for smart phones GPS navigation solution. Intrinsyc will demonstrate Destinator, with audiovisual turn-by-turn navigation, fully integrated with and running on Android at the Mobile World Congress 2009, in Demonstration Meeting Room 4.7HS01 (Hall 4, floor 7).

Destinator for Android features a fully customized user interface that matches the look and feel of Android phone operation to maintain a consistent user experience. The Destinator on-board navigation application is seamlessly integrated with Android's off-board map browser, enabling searches in Google Maps based on location proximity to be displayed or set as a destination in the Destinator application. In the second quarter of 2009, full integration of Destinator with Android core features will bring navigation to other applications. For example, users will be able to save recently found locations in the phonebook; enter keywords for address searches in Google Maps; navigate to a contact's location or an address received by SMS with one click; dial and receive calls on the phone while navigating; and geo-tag photos taken with a built-in camera.

"Over the past 10 years, Destinator applications have been implemented by more than 200 device manufacturers across multiple platforms, and now we have a navigation solution for Android," said Souheil Gallouzi, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Mobile Products & Development, Intrinsyc. "Destinator's routing and rendering engines have been highly refined over several generations, and currently deliver one of the industry's fastest and safest audiovisual turn-by-turn navigation solutions. The roadmap for Destinator on Android will bring rich visual and online searching experiences to users, and includes such features as support for satellite or street views, support for traffic display when navigating, and integration of location-based services and social networking sites like FaceBook and Twitter."

Android is a complete, open mobile phone software stack from the Open Handset Alliance. It includes everything a manufacturer or operator needs to build a mobile phone. Intrinsyc's Destinator GPS navigation software delivers industry-leading reliability and driving guidance. The intuitive, safe, and customizable UI provides users a number of viewing options, including day or night mode and 2D or 3D maps, while a powerful point-of-interest (POI) search is complemented by a broad selection of live content available from multiple sources.

About Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc provides software solutions that enable next-generation handheld products, including mobile handsets, smart phones, and embedded devices. The company's products include the Soleus® software platform for converged device development and Destinator® navigation software. Combined with award winning Solutions Engineering and 12 years of systems integration expertise, these solutions help device makers, and silicon vendors deliver compelling mobile and embedded products with faster time-to-market and higher quality. Intrinsyc is a Microsoft Windows Embedded Gold Partner and a winner of Windows Embedded Excellence Awards in 2007 and 2008, an S60 Competence Center, a Symbian Competence Center and Symbian Platinum Partner. Intrinsyc is publicly traded (TSX:ICS) and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in China, Israel, Taiwan, U.K., and the United States.

(C) 2009 Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. All rights reserved. Intrinsyc, Soleus, Destinator and their respective logos are trademarks, registered and otherwise, of Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. in Canada, European Union, Taiwan, United States of America and other jurisdictions. Other products and services mentioned in this document are identified by the trademarks or service marks of their respective companies or organizations.

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