Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

February 17, 2009 02:01 ET

LG Electronics Selects Intrinsyc to Provide Software for Navigation and Location-Based Services

Destinator will Integrate with Mobile Social Networking Platform on LG Mobile Phones Running Android, Symbian, and Windows Mobile

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2009) - Mobile World Congress: Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a leading provider of software solutions for mobile devices, today announced that LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, has selected Intrinsyc to provide Destinator® navigation and LBS software for multiple models of handsets running on Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile operating systems.

LG Electronics is demonstrating Intrinsyc's Destinator in Hall 8 of Fira de Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona, February 16-19, 2009. Intrinsyc company representatives, located at Demonstration Meeting Room 4.7HS01 (Hall 4, floor 7), will be available to showcase the latest in the Destinator product line.

"The Intrinsyc Destinator solution ideally matches with the LG smartphone portfolio," said Mr. Doo-Whan (Paul) Sang, Vice President at LG Electronics. "With the ability to seamlessly integrate with Social Networking Services (SNS), Intrinsyc brings an enhanced navigation experience to LG mobile phone users."

"We are excited to be working with LG Electronics, an industry leader, to bring innovative location-based services to an expanding market," said Souheil Gallouzi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Products Development, Intrinsyc. "As a proven navigation solution, Destinator integrated with SNS and other location-based content will enhance LG device consumers' experience."

Destinator is a market-leading cross-platform navigation and LBS solution capable of running on the leading mobile phone operating systems. It has shipped in hundreds of handheld and wireless devices. Features include turn-by-turn navigation with voice guidance, text-to-speech, pedestrian mode navigation, 2D and 3D views, local search of points of interest, integration with phone applications such as dialer and SMS, support of real-time traffic routing, speed cameras travel guide, and the ability to integrate with SNS and other LBS offerings.

About LG Electronics

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, employing more than 82,000 people working in 114 operations including 82 subsidiaries around the world. With 2008 global sales of USD 44.7 billion, LG is comprised of five business units - Home Entertainment, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning, Business Solutions and Mobile Communications. LG is the world's leading producer of mobile handsets, flat panel TVs, air conditioners, front-loading washing machines, optical storage products, DVD players and home theater systems. LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company (LG) is a leading global mobile communication and information company. LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world with its cutting-edge technology and innovative handset design capabilities. Increasingly, LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products. LG will continue to take leadership in the mobile communication environment with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit

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 a 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.

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  • Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.
    Elizabeth Rosenbaum
    Vice President, Corporate Marketing
    (604) 632-3579
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    Vice President, Corporate Development & General Counsel
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