China's Largest Shipbuilder Selects Electronic Signature Solutions from CIC China

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. Deploys CICC's Products

for Workflow Automation

Jan 22, 2004, 00:00 ET from Communication Intelligence Corporation

    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communication
 Intelligence Corporation ("CIC") (OTC Bulletin Board:   CICI), the leader in
 biometric signature verification and natural input software and a leading
 supplier of electronic signature solutions announced today that its 90% owned
 joint venture Communication Intelligence Computer Corporation, Ltd. ("CICC"),
 has signed a licensing agreement for its InkTools(R), biometric, electronic
 signature and Office Automation (OA) software with Hudong-Zhonghua
 Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. of Shanghai, China ("Hudong-Zhonghua").
     Hudong-Zhonghua is the largest shipbuilding company in China.  In
 addition, Hudong-Zhonghua has been listed by the Shanghai Municipality and the
 State as one of the "Exemplary Enterprises in 863 Hi-tech CIMS Application,"
 for its use of leading edge technologies for its integrated manufacturing
     Under the terms of the agreement CICC will provide software licenses and
 integration services for its InkTools software enabling the use of biometric
 signature verification for improved security, electronic signatures for
 automation of traditional paper based processes, as well as the company's
 Chinese handwriting recognition and natural input solutions to increase user
     "Based on our current office automation needs we selected CICC to provide
 the added value required to make this solution complete," stated Mr. Su HuaDe,
 Chief Engineer of the Information Center for Hudong-Zhonghua.  "Our company is
 dedicated to using the latest proven technologies to insure that we maintain
 our position as an industry leader and by utilizing CICC's software solutions
 we will increase productivity with the extended capabilities it provides our
 current IT systems."
     "In the past we have experienced significant success in several of the
 vertical market industries.  Now, with this agreement, we have achieved a
 milestone in our efforts to penetrate the shipbuilding industry within China,"
 commented Jonson Yang, General Manager of CIC China.  "We are extremely
 pleased to establish this relationship and look forward to working with
 Hudong-Zhonghua to identify follow on deployments including applications
 within its numerous operating companies that serve various industries."
     CICC's InkTools provides enterprises the ability to increase productivity,
 decrease costs and increase the ease of use for their employees and customers
 by enabling a more intuitive and natural way for people to interact with
 today's personal computers using handwriting recognition, document annotation,
 handwritten email, electronic chops and biometric signature verification.
 InkTools addresses the growing and diverse base of computer users in China
 striving to achieve the benefits of the paperless environment with
 best-of-breed, proven eSignature technology.
     CICC is a joint venture between CIC and the Jiangsu Hongtu Electronics
 Group Co., Ltd. For more information about CIC, CICC or our products, visit
 our website at .
     About CIC
     Communication Intelligence Corporation ("CIC") is the leading supplier of
 biometric signature verification and natural input software and a leading
 supplier of electronic signature solutions focused on emerging, high potential
 applications including paperless workflow, handheld computers, smartphones and
 eCommerce, enabling the world with "The Power to Sign Online(R)."  CIC's
 products are designed to increase the ease of use, functionality, and security
 of electronic devices and eBusiness processes.  CIC sells directly to OEMs and
 Enterprises and has products available through major retail outlets such as,
 CompUSA, Staples, OfficeMax, and key integration/channel partners or direct
 via our website.  Industry leaders such as Charles Schwab, Fujitsu,
 Handspring, IBM, Oracle, Palm, Prudential, Siebel Systems, Sony Ericsson and
 TVA have licensed the company's 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 .
     About Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd.
     Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. is a large shipbuilding
 enterprise under the leadership of China Shipbuilding Group Corporation
 (CSSC).  As a comprehensive enterprise group in China building not only
 merchant and military ships but also heavy duty diesel engines as well as
 large steel structures, the Group is founded through merger between Hudong
 Shipbuilding Group and Zhonghua shipyard.  The head office of the group is
 located at Pudong New Area, with major production areas at the east part of
 Shanghai, along both sides of Huangpu River, covering an area of 1.35 million
 m2 and 2000 meters of wharf line.  The Group possesses the total assets of 7
 billion Yuan and employs 14,000 staff and workers.  For more information,
 please visit our website at .
     NOTE:  CIC, its logo, InkTools and the Power to Sign Online are registered
 trademarks.  All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property
 of their respective holders.
     Forward Looking Statement
     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 the products; (2) economic, business, market and
 competitive conditions in the software industry and technological innovations
 which could affect the Company's business; (3) the Company's 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.
     CONTACT:  Investor Relations Inquiries, Chantal Eshghipour of CIC,
 +1-650-802-7740, or

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