Fonix Signs EA to Global Licensing Agreement for Voice Command Solutions.Business Editors
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2004
Fonix(R) Corp. (OTC OTC
See over-the-counter market (OTC). BB: FNIX), a global provider of easy-to-use speech solutions, announces that Electronic Arts (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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"After an extensive review of voice speech interface technology, EA chose Fonix for its speech recognition capabilities to implement into our game development process," said Scott Cronce, CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. for EA. "The Fonix voice command solutions for games will add fun and versatility through voice commands to future EA games."
"We expect the inclusion of Fonix voice command solutions will accelerate current and future game development," said Tim K. Hong, vice president of Fonix Mobile Wireless & Games. "Working with EA to deliver the best voice interface to game developers is a tremendous market opportunity to expand use and exposure for our voice command solutions.
"As voice command becomes more integral to the gaming experience, Fonix and EA will work together to improve game play, producing interactive games that immerse im·merse
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3. players in increasingly authentic experiences through the use of our speech interface," said Hong.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (EA), headquartered in Redwood City Redwood City, city (1990 pop. 66,072), seat of San Mateo co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1868. Manufactures include commmunications, electrical, electronic, and medical equipment. , Calif., is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, Electronic Arts posted revenues of $2.5 billion for fiscal 2003. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under three brand names: EA SPORTS(TM), EA GAMES(TM), and EA SPORTS BIG(TM). EA's home page and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
Fonix Corp. provides speech interface solutions for mobile/wireless devices, computer telephony See CTI, VoIP and IP telephony.
Computer Telephony - Computer Telephone Integration systems, the assistive market, vehicle telematics Originally coined to mean the convergence of telecommunications and information processing, the term later evolved to refer to automation in automobiles. GPS navigation, integrated hands-free cellphones, wireless communications and automatic driving assistance systems all come under the 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 contact a Fonix representative at 801-553-6600 and say "Sales."
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