Zi Corporation

Zi Corporation

March 09, 2005 08:01 ET

Zi Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results Release and Conference Call Date


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: ZI CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL: ZIC
NASDAQ SYMBOL: ZICA

MARCH 9, 2005 - 08:01 ET

Zi Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End
Results Release and Conference Call Date

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2005) - Zi Corporation
(TSX:ZIC)(Nasdaq:ZICA), a leading provider of intelligent interface
solutions, today announced plans to release its fourth quarter and
year-end results before the market opens on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, and
to host a conference call at 11:30 AM Eastern Time that same day.



Conference Call
Toll free dial-in number: 1-800-500-3170, or 1-719-457-2733

RSVP
Nathan Abler, Allen & Caron Inc: 949-474-4300 or
nathan@allencaron.com

Webcast
A live webcast and 10-day archive of the call can be accessed
at: http://www.zicorp.com

Recording
A recording will be available shortly following the conference
call until 11:59 PM Eastern time on Friday, March 18, 2005.
Toll free in North America: 1-888-203-1112(a)
International: 1-719-457-0820(a)
(a) Reservation Number: 2137914


About Zi Corporation

Zi Corporation (www.zicorp.com) is a technology company that delivers
intelligent interface solutions to enhance the user experience of
wireless and consumer technologies. The company provides device
manufacturers and network operators with a full range of intuitive and
easy-to-use input solutions, including: eZiText® for one-touch
predictive text entry; eZiTap™ for intelligent multi-tap entry,
Decuma® for natural handwriting recognition and the new Qix user
application interface to enhance the user experience and drive service
usage and adoption. Zi's product portfolio dramatically improves the
usability of mobile phones, PDAs, gaming devices and set-top boxes and
the applications on them including SMS, MMS, e-mail and Internet
browsing. Zi supports its strategic partners and customers from offices
in Asia, Europe and North America. A publicly traded company, Zi
Corporation is listed on the Nasdaq National Market (ZICA) and the
Toronto Stock Exchange (ZIC).

This release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements, which
are subject to the safe harbour provisions of the United States Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements include, among other things, statements regarding future
events and the future financial performance of Zi Corporation that
involve risks and uncertainties. Readers are cautioned that these
forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ
materially from actual future events or results due to a variety of
factors, including: the growth trends in the input technology industry;
new product development; global economic conditions and uncertainties in
the geopolitical environment; financial and operating performance of
Zi's OEM customers and variations in their customer demand for products
and services; the ability to successfully acquire businesses and
technologies and to successfully integrate and operate these acquired
businesses and technologies; dependence on the introduction and market
acceptance of new product offerings and standards; rapid technological
and market change; matters affecting Zi Corporation's principal
shareholder; litigation involving patents, intellectual property, and
other matters; the ability to recruit and retain key personnel; Zi
Corporation's ability to manage financial risk; currency fluctuations
and other international factors; potential volatility in operating
results and other factors listed in Zi Corporation's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Any projections in this release are
based on limited information currently available to Zi Corporation,
which is subject to change. Although any such projections and the
factors influencing them will likely change, except to the extent
required by law, Zi Corporation will not necessarily update the
information. Such information speaks only as of the date of this release.

Zi, eZiTap and eZiText are either trademarks or registered trademarks of
Zi Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Allen & Caron Inc
    Jill Bertotti
    (949) 474-4300
    jill@allencaron.com