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Fonix Software Available in Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's HAWX Video Game

New video game will allow players to control game functions with voice commands via VoiceIn technology.
Posted Feb 23, 2009
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Fonix Speech announced that Ubisoft's highly anticipated video game Tom Clancy's HAWX will feature Fonix VoiceIn technology. VoiceIn is the voice command interface for verbal commands in the cockpit of the aircrafts featured in the HAWX game.

Available in March 2009, Tom Clancy's HAWX lets players take the throttle of over 50 of the world's most famous aircrafts and dogfight over realistic, modern landscapes. Fonix VoiceIn allows players to control the plane functions using voice commands.

"Ubisoft is excited to follow up the success of using Fonix VoiceIn software in Tom Clancy's EndWar and incorporate the cutting-edge technology into Tom Clancy's HAWX," said Vincent Greco, worldwide technical coordinator at Ubisoft, in a statement. "Our development team continues to be impressed with the software's convenient interface and simple application integration, and we believe that players will enjoy the added gameplay experience that VoiceIn provides HAWX."

Fonix VoiceIn technology is being utilized by Ubisoft in various Tom Clancy games. HAWX will be available on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Playstation 3 computer entertainment system from Sony, as well as Windows-based PC. HAWX will be released in English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, and Spanish.

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