Tegic's XT9 Mobile Interface Named CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

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Tegic Communications, Inc., an AOL company, today announced that version 1.1 of its XT9 Mobile Interface, a predictive text input user interface for mobile handsets, has been chosen by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) as an International CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree in the Enabling Technologies category. Honored products are selected by a leading panel of industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press to honor outstanding design and engineering in consumer electronics products.

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With the XT9 Mobile Interface, we have created a strong foundation that combines the best of T9's services in an easy-to-use interface. It's truly an honor for Tegic to be recognized by CEA this year.

Tegic's XT9(TM) Mobile Interface is a user interface that seamlessly integrates T9(R) predictive text entry functionality for all text input modes, including keypad, QWERTY keyboard and handwriting with a stylus, on a mobile device, including a pocket PC. XT9 enables mobile users to easily alternate between numbers, letters, symbols and languages, making it faster and simpler to input text. Available in 25 languages, the XT9 Mobile Interface incorporates such core features as next word prediction, enhanced word completion and smart punctuation, making it easier for a user to key in URLs and contractions.

"Tegic continues to innovate to make text entry on a cell phone or smartphone simpler and easier for users," said Bill Schwebel, senior vice president for AOL's wireless division. "With the XT9 Mobile Interface, we have created a strong foundation that combines the best of T9's services in an easy-to-use interface. It's truly an honor for Tegic to be recognized by CEA this year."

The XT9 Mobile Interface is currently available in the U.S. market on the T-Mobile Dash(TM), a Windows Mobile(R) smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard.

A flash demo of the XT9 Mobile Interface can be viewed at CES in Booth #68747 at the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase, which will be located at Innovations Plus at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Innovations honoree products are also featured on http://www.CESweb.org/Innovations, which contains a list of product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.

About Tegic Communications, Inc., an AOL company

Tegic is a leading provider of enabling software for mobile data services, including market-leading T9 Text Input software and the XT9 Mobile Interface. A wholly owned subsidiary of AOL LLC, Tegic offers advanced alphabet- and character-based text input prediction in 60 languages to help users of text-enabled mobile phones and feature-rich smartphones to more easily use mobile messaging, email, search, browsing and more. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington (U.S.A.) and has offices in London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, New Delhi, Singapore and Sao Paulo. Tegic is on the Web at http://www.tegic.com.

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