Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.: Destinator 9 GPS Navigation Powers Vobis' Smartphone Portfolio

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Dec 23, 2009 -- Continuing the global expansion of Destinator GPS navigation software across geographic markets, smartphone application stores, and mobile handset makers, Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX: ICS) today announced that Destinator 9 was selected by Moscow-based Vobis Computer, to power the GPS navigation experience in the newest additions to Vobis' handset and Personal Navigation Device (PND) portfolio. The Destinator application will be marketed by Vobis with the locally popular iDA brand on their PND and two of their handset offerings. Vobis agreed to feature Destinator 9 navigation software on four handsets, including two Vobis' iDA branded handsets - its new Android smartphone, the "Highscreen Zeus", and the "Gigabyte". In addition Destinator 9 will be integrated with two HTC manufactured models - the "Hero" and the "Tattoo".

Destinator powers the navigation solutions of leading consumer electronics, mobile and retail brands worldwide with the industry's most reliable navigation and most compelling user experience. With a host of new capabilities and features designed to get people to their destinations easily, quickly, and safely, Destinator 9 advances Intrinsyc's legacy in supplying richly featured navigation solutions across a variety of platforms and markets. The Destinator solution for Vobis includes an updated on-board map of Russia from the leading provider of navigation map data-NAVTEQ-along with rich visual content such as extended lane guidance, speed limits, and 2D building footprints, full support for Russia specific alphanumeric house number addressing.

"Intrinsyc continues to execute on our plans to offer Destinator extensively across the globe. We are particularly pleased to be partnering with a strong regional leader, Vobis, to bring innovative navigation solutions, enhanced for local appeal," said Souheil Gallouzi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Products Development, Intrinsyc. "Vobis provides an outstanding platform portfolio to showcase the latest generation of features that define the Destinator experience."

"Intrinsyc and Destinator 9 were a clear choice given the superior quality, feature set, and integration with our Android based handsets and personal navigation device," said Victor Lopatin, First Vice President, Vobis, "Intrinsyc has a strong heritage of delivering compelling solutions for handset and mobile platforms, and they delivered an outstanding navigation solution that is optimized to run on our smartphone and PND portfolio."

Destinator 9 has a host of next-generation features unavailable in other mobile GPS navigation applications. The intuitive NavStrip™ delivers one-click access to key navigation functions such as address entry, route, and search. This provides the quickest path to navigation with the fewest taps while displaying the map. Users can browse maps in 2D or 3D views. The 3D display includes a horizon display that automatically updates based on weather conditions. Destinator 9's weather feature provides a three-day forecast for the user's current location or destination. Users can navigate to any map location using the TapNGo™ feature by simply using a long press on any point on the map and then tapping "Go" for voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation. TapNGo also features other actions such as "Call", "Save" location, and "Add to Trip Planner".

Users can also enjoy multi-destination routing by setting multiple trips with various stops to help plan a day's drive to different locations - all with the fewest clicks possible and an easy-to-use interface. A one-click widget brings up a Google Map view of the current location. Destinator's revolutionary StickyPOI™ feature allows users to quickly display popular Points of Interest (POI) categories with a just a couple of screen taps. Tapping on a category, such as hotels or restaurants, automatically displays the nearby POI on the map. In addition to turn-by-turn navigation, drivers and pedestrians can view a direction list or route summary by a simple tap or two. Destinator delivers voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions with complete visual dashboard information in portrait mode and on the Side Bar in landscape mode. Users can set destinations by browsing a location on a map or entering an address, street, city, intersection, or postcode, keyword search of POI, history, favorites, and SMS. All these features are delivered with a crisp, clear and rich map view in 2D or 3D that can switch automatically to day or night view mode depending on GPS or system time.

About Vobis Computer

Borrowing its name from the Latin word "for you", and headquartered in Moscow, with offices in Taiwan and Hong Kong, Vobis Computer is one of Russia's leading suppliers and vendors of mobile devices, including communicators, smart phones, and satellite navigation. The company makes mobile devices under its own brand and distributes technology products from such companies as HTC, and Gigabyte.

About Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc empowers device makers, mobile operators, and silicon vendors to deliver compelling, next generation mobile and embedded devices with faster time-to-market, higher quality, and differentiating innovation. Our customers and partners rely on our award-winning solutions for device development and industry-leading navigation software and Location Based Services (LBS). Intrinsyc is publicly traded (TSX: ICS) and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in China, Israel, Taiwan, U.K. and the United States.

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