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 REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication Intelligence Corp. (CIC) (NASDAQ-NMS: CICI) announced today that its first consumer product for the Windows market -- Handwriter(R) for Windows(TM) -- is now shipping. The product, a desktop peripheral, includes CIC's consumer proven Handwriter(R) Recognition System, dynamic signature verification Sentinel, Microsoft Windows for Pen Computing, a state-of-the-art electronic pen and an ultra-thin graphics tablet. Handwriter provides many benefits to desktop PC users such as lower learning costs, ultimate efficiency in editing, greater comfort and creativity, and reduced risk for tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
 "Initial response to the product has been outstanding," said James Dao, CIC president and chief executive officer. "People are very excited about Handwriter because it provides a low cost entry into pen computing and it solves many problems for PC users. This new, complete pen input system from CIC brings the power of pen computing to desktop Windows users at all levels of experience."
 Handwriter for Windows is compatible with standard, off-the-shelf Windows applications including desktop publishing, word processing, spreadsheet and databases. Whether used as a stand-alone entry device or as a complement to the keyboard, Handwriter for Windows makes it much easier for the user to edit, annotate, point, select, drag, draw, navigate through menus and create customized gesture macros across these applications.
 Handwriter for Windows is available from CIC through a direct sales effort in North America. Handwriter for Windows has a suggested retail price of $399. By calling 800-888-9242, customers may order the product directly from CIC, at a special introductory price of $199, until Dec. 31, 1993.
 The Company
 CIC is recognized for its pen computing technology and products in the United States and throughout the world. The company's Handwriter(R) Recognition System software, which is available in numerous languages and compatible with various operating systems, is two-time winner of Boston University and Pen Magazine's award for "Best Recognizer." CIC's PenDOS(R) and Handwriter(R) Recognition System for PenDOS(R) are distributed and exclusively sublicensed by IBM to pen computer manufacturers worldwide. CIC's Handwriter(R) for Windows(TM), and MacHandwriter(R) II -- pen input systems for the desktop, combining both hardware and software -- are currently distributed in the United States and Japan, respectively.
 CIC is headquartered in Redwood Shores and has subsidiaries in Tokyo and Nanjing, China. The company's stock is publicly traded and is listed on the NASDAQ National Market System as CICI.
 NOTE: Company and product names used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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