NEWS - Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Fonix VoiceIn in New Xbox 360 Video GameFonix Speech, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fonix Corporation (OTC BB: FNIX) specializing in embedded speech interfaces for mobile devices, handheld electronic products, video game systems and processors, announces the first-ever video game for the Xbox 360™ gaming console to feature Fonix VoiceIn® Game Edition, Fonix’s award-winning voice recognition tool for video games. “The release of the first 360 game featuring Fonix speech technology marks a big step for Fonix’s gaming division,” says Tim K. Hong, VP of Fonix Games. “We’re delighted to see developers continue to utilize our voice recognition on these next-generation consoles. As consoles become more sophisticated, we believe developers will continue to add voice interfaces to games in order to maximize usability and convenience. Speech interfaces are also a lot of fun and increase the realism and excitement of game play.” With the launch of this game on the Xbox 360, Fonix voice recognition is now featured on video games for Sony PlayStation®2, Microsoft Xbox®, Microsoft Xbox 360™ and the Windows platform. “As developers continue to adopt Fonix technology on additional gaming platforms and use our technology in new and exciting ways, we look forward to many interesting developments in 2007,” says Walt Nawrocki, Senior VP and GM, Fonix Speech, Inc. Fonix was selected by Microsoft to deliver voice command technology for the Xbox 360™ videogame and entertainment system in 2005.