SOURCE: Fonix Speech, Inc.

October 16, 2008 09:15 ET

Near Unanimous Five Star Approval for Fonix iSpeak™ for the Apple iPhone™

Fonix iSpeak Easy, Fast and Accurate Voice Dial Application -- Download Through the Apple iTunes App Store

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - October 16, 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, reports initial customer acceptance of Fonix iSpeak™ for the Apple iPhone™ is extremely positive. Fonix iSpeak can be purchased for US$14.99 through the Apple iTunes App Store™ in the Productivity and/or Utilities category (www.apple.com). Fonix iSpeak is available for both the original and 3G models with iPhone OS 2.0 or later.

Initial user comments include:

--  "Been waiting months and the wait was worth it. This will become the
    premier voice dial application. It works as promised..."
    
--  "Off to a great start. Just got it and have been testing it out. Works
    great, has not missed a beat. This app will only get better when they
    integrate it into other functions..."
    
--  "Works beautifully, promises much more to come. Here is one product
    with great credentials that lives up to its preproduction promise. It is
    amazing they can pack such a powerful speech recognition engine into such a
    small app and with the processor of the iPhone..."
    
--  "Works well for me.  Installed it and am loving it, long time coming
    and worth the wait!"
    
--  "iSpeak is awesome. iSpeak works amazingly well. It rarely misses,
    even while driving in the car with the fan going!"
    

"iSpeak is the voice engine for our product roadmap for the iPhone; a simple, intuitive, user friendly mobile device," says Steve Jones, Fonix senior sales executive. "Our customers experience an extremely accurate voice interface to their iPhone. We're anxious for Apple to open their development tools that will enable Fonix to include other features such as Bluetooth compatibility, launch music, videos and web search. Follow the instructions and Fonix iSpeak truly delivers the freedom of speech."

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

  • Investors and shareholders contact:
    Michelle Aamodt
    (801) 553-6736
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