Redwood Shores, CA, June 6, 2001 (NASDAQ:CICI) Communication Intelligence
Corporation (CIC), enabling the world with "The
Power to Sign Online"TM, announced today a partnership with
Elibrium, maker of productivity software and a division of ClickAction,
Inc. (NASDAQ:CLAC), to market and sell CICs productivity applications
for the Palm based organizers through its retail and distribution
channel partners. Elibriums key channel partners include Ingram
Micro, one of the largest distributors in the US and top retailers
such as Staples, OfficeMax, Office Depot and several other national
and regional computer supply stores.
Through this significant expansion in distribution, CICs
popular productivity bundle of applications, which has been sold
previously through the companies own online store, will now be available
for the first time as a packaged product in popular storefronts.
The bundled offering includes CICs Jothandwriting recognition
software, QuickNotes- electronic notetaking application and
WordComplete®- text entry utility.
With Elibriums years of success and significant presence
in the retail market, CICs applications for handheld devices
will receive exposure to millions of additional end-users and consumers
at the point of sale, said Robert Williams, Vice President
of Online Sales for CIC. The demand for wireless devices continues
to grow and many customers still rely on retail stores for product
We chose CIC because they have proven themselves as an industry
leader and their robust applications make Palm devices easier to
use and more productive for consumers, said Christina Willett,
Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Elibrium division
of ClickAction. Our distribution channel and unique partnership
approach enables companies like CIC to bring their products into
the retail market without the tremendous overhead and material management
normally associated with conducting this type of business.
The product is expected to be available in retail outlets as early
as July.For more information on these applications or other software
available for download, visit our online store at www.shopcic.com.
Communication Intelligence Corporation (CIC) is the leading supplier
of natural input and electronic signature solutions for wireless
Internet and e-Commerce applications enabling the world with The
Power to Sign OnlineTM. The Companys core software technologies
include multilingual handwriting recognition systems, biometric
signature verification, natural messaging, and operating system
extensions that enable pen input. CICs products are designed
to increase the ease of use, functionality, and security of wireless
electronic devices ranging from handheld companions to cellular
phones. Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Microsoft, Mitsubishi, National
Semiconductor, Symbian and IBM among others have licensed the companys
technology. CIC is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California and
has a joint venture, CICC, in Nanjing, China. For more information,
please visit our website at http://www.cic.com.
Elibrium, a division of ClickAction Inc. (Nasdaq: CLAC), provides
productivity software and services to simplify home and business
life. For more than 10 years, businesses have trusted Elibriums
leading brand, MySoftware, to help grow their business while saving
time and money. Our commitment to empowering small business professionals
continues as we expand and enhance our existing services as well
as provide a new way to access services on the Web. Elibriums
Internet based applications offer the best solutions on the Web
by way of a packaged CD-ROM with tutorials, easy set up and exceptional
value. Since the introduction of our first title, over 12 million
products have been sold. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California,
Elibrium sells products and services at over 7,000 locations. For
more information visit www.avanquestusa.com.
Certain statements contained in this press release, including without
limitation, statements containing the words believes,
anticipates, hopes, intends,
expects, and other words of similar import, constitute
forward looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause
actual events to differ materially from expectations. Such factors
include the following (1) technological, engineering, quality control
or other circumstances which could delay the sale or shipment of
products; (2) economic, business, market and competitive conditions
in the software industry and technological innovations which could
affect the Companys business; (3) the Companys inability
to protect its trade secrets or other proprietary rights, operate
without infringing upon the proprietary rights of others or prevent
others from infringing on the proprietary rights of the Company;
and (4) general economic and business conditions and the availability
of sufficient financing.
CIC, Jot, WordComplete and its logo are registered trademarks.
The Power to Sign Online and QuickNotes are trademark of Communication
Intelligence Corporation. All other trademarks are properties of
their respective owners.