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Fonix Voice Interfaces Soon Available for PlayStation2
Business Wire - February 02, 2004 09:00
Fonix joins Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s Tools & Middleware Program to offer voice command solution to game developers worldwide
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb 2, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fonix(R) Corp. (OTC BB: FNIX), an international provider of easy-to-use voice interfaces for devices and systems, has joined the Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) Tools & Middleware Program to integrate Fonix voice command interface solutions into PlayStation(R)2 game titles. Fonix anticipates selling its voice command solution for PlayStation(R)2 to global game developers early in 2004.
We believe that PlayStation(R) is recognized as the undisputed world leader in the games entertainment industry. Now PlayStation(R)2 software title developers can add Fonix's superior voice interface to game titles, making the player's experience more engaging, exciting and realistic.
"Participating in SCEI's Tools & Middleware Program is a great opportunity for Fonix," said Tim K. Hong, vice president of Fonix Mobile Wireless. "The Fonix solution allows game developers to implement voice commands without requiring large amounts of memory."
The Fonix voice command solution is available to game developers in multiple languages, including English and U.K. English, German, French, Spanish and Japanese. Additional languages, specifically Italian and Korean, will be available mid-2004. For more information about the Fonix solution for PlayStation(R)2, call 801-553-6635 and say "game consoles."
Fonix Corp. provides speech interface solutions for mobile/wireless devices, computer telephony systems, the assistive market, automobiles and everyday consumer devices. Manufacturers and developers incorporate Fonix technology to provide their customers with an easy, convenient, reliable user experience. Visit www.fonix.com for an introduction to Fonix's complete suite of speech solutions, or call 801-553-6600 and say "sales."
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SOURCE: Fonix Corp.
Fonix Corp., Salt Lake City
Elizabeth Sweeten, 801-553-6600
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