JumpStart Reading with Karaoke from Knowledge Adventure Hits Retail Outlets

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Fonix Speech, an operating division of Fonix Corporation (OTC BB: FNIX), announced the retail availability of JumpStart Reading with Karaoke™ from Knowledge Adventure, one of the largest educational software developers in the world. JumpStart Reading with Karaoke™ integrates the Fonix VoiceIn™ speech interface in a unique and fun learning product for children ages 4-7. As part of the agreement, Fonix receives a software license fee from Knowledge Adventure.

"JumpStart Reading with Karaoke is the first game in Knowledge Adventure's new Voice Activated Learning™ series," says Leslie House, senior vice president of product development, Knowledge Adventure. "Knowledge Adventure has created Val, (short for Voice Activated Learning), a lovable cat that encourages children to read out loud and provides feedback on each sound and word they say. Children interact directly with the product for a unique and effective learning experience. Fonix speech recognition, which can identify children's voices, is especially relevant to our innovative teaching tools."

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