Xybernaut Licenses CIC'S Jot for New Line of Wearable Computers

CIC and Xybernaut Enter Into Strategic Partnership to Advance Ebusiness

Through Biometric Identification

Jul 20, 2000, 01:00 ET from Communication Intelligence Corporation (CIC)

    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ --
 Communication Intelligence Corporation ("CIC") (Nasdaq:   CICI), the leading
 supplier of natural input and electronic signature solutions, today announced
 that Xybernaut Corporation (Nasdaq:   XYBR) has licensed the Jot(R) handwriting
 recognition system to enhance input on their new line of wearable computers.
 In addition, the companies have formed a strategic relationship whereby
 Xybernaut customers will benefit from CIC's extensive experience integrating
 biometric electronic signature solutions to enable legally binding eBusiness
     Edward G. Newman, president and CEO for Xybernaut Corporation commented,
 "Xybernaut selected CIC's Jot input method because it offers a fast and highly
 accurate means of entering text which is a fundamental component of any
 successful mobile offering.  We believe that Jot, in conjunction with our
 voice recognition technology, will offer the most intuitive input experience
 possible.  By partnering with CIC, Xybernaut will benefit from a unique
 combination of intuitive input, security, and signature solutions which add
 strategic value helping us expand our market to eCommerce applications."
     "Xybernaut's wearable computers represent the 'best in class' offering for
 anytime, anywhere computing," stated Guido DiGregorio, president and CEO of
 CIC.  "We are pleased to add this partner to our long list of OEM licensee's.
 Manufacturers are aggressively developing new information appliances with the
 goal of converging voice and data into one open platform from which to access
 information and conduct eBusiness transactions.  Xybernaut's achievements in
 wearable computing are further evidence of how far the wireless evolution has
 progressed to meet the goals of providing highly portable devices with
 consolidated functionality."
     About CIC
     Communication Intelligence Corporation (CIC) is the leading supplier of
 natural input and electronic signature solutions for wireless Internet and
 e-Commerce applications.  The Company's core software technologies include
 multilingual handwriting recognition systems, dynamic signature verification,
 natural messaging, and operating system extensions that enable pen input.
 CIC's products are designed to increase the ease of use, functionality, and
 security of wireless electronic devices ranging from handheld companions to
 cellular phones.  Key licensees of the Company's technologies include
 Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Mitsubishi, National Semiconductor and Symbian.
 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 Xybernaut Corporation
     Xybernaut Corporation is the leading provider of wearable computing
 hardware, software and services.  The company's patented wearable computer is
 a full-function Pentium PC that runs Microsoft MS-DOS, Windows and Windows NT,
 along with UNIX, Linux and other operating systems that run on the Intel x86
 architecture.  The MA IV allows users hands-free access to information in the
 computer's internal storage, in local area networks and on the Internet on an
 as-needed, where-needed basis.  Xybernaut's software is designed to provide
 users with the right information when and where it's needed, using consistent
 navigation techniques and screen presentations.  With the MA IV, customers
 realize immediate savings in maintenance and repair, diagnosis, inspection,
 inventory control and data collection procedures.  Key industries using
 Xybernaut's products include manufacturing, distribution, transportation,
 government, and utilities.  Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, Xybernaut has
 offices and subsidiaries in Europe (Germany) and Asia (Japan).  Visit
 Xybernaut's web site at www.xybernaut.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 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.
     NOTE:  CIC, its logo, Jot are registered trademarks of Communication
 Intelligence Corporation.  All other trademarks and registered trademarks are
 the property of their respective holders.
     CONTACT:  Chantal Eshghipour of CIC, 650-802-7740, or
 investorrelations@cic.com; or Ron Stabiner of The Wall Street Group,
 212-888-4848, or rstabiner@thewallstreetgroup.com, for CIC.

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