CIC Reports First Quarter 2012 Results

Quarterly Revenue Highest in 10 Quarters 141% Increase in Sales Compared to Q1 2011

May 15, 2012, 09:23 ET from Communication Intelligence Corporation (CIC)

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication Intelligence Corporation ("CIC" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CICI), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions and the recognized leader in biometric signature verification, today reported total revenue of $667,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2012, an increase of $390,000 or 141%, compared to total revenue of $277,000 for the same quarter in the prior year.

"This is another building block quarter for CIC and a continuation of the steady progress made during 2011," stated Philip Sassower, CIC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Our first quarter revenue reflects healthy growth compared to last year and another positive contribution to the revenue trajectory created over the past 6 quarters. We remain focused on our partner integration efforts, and see continued market demand for our solutions, in line with the electronic signature market as a whole."

For the quarter ended March 31, 2012, operating expenses were $1,439,000, a decrease of $92,000, or 6%, compared to operating expenses of $1,531,000 in the prior year. This decrease was primarily due to a decrease in professional expenses.

For the quarter ended March 31, 2012, the net loss attributable to common stockholders was $1,569,000, a decrease of $3,540,000, or 69%, compared to a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $5,109,000 in the prior year. This decrease was primarily due to the Company recognizing a $3,501,000 non-cash beneficial conversion feature for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, in connection with the amendment of its certificates of designation for its Series B and Series C Preferred Stock.

Additional financial information regarding CIC's operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, will be available in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q that will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available at

About CIC

CIC is a leading supplier of electronic signature products and the recognized leader in biometric signature verification. CIC enables companies to achieve truly paperless workflow in their electronic business processes by providing multiple signature technologies across virtually all applications. CIC's solutions are available both in SaaS and on-premise delivery models and afford "straight-through-processing," which can increase customer revenue by enhancing user experience and can also reduce costs through paperless and virtually error-free electronic transactions that can be completed significantly quicker than paper-based procedures. CIC is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. For more information, please visit our website at CIC's logo is a registered trademark of CIC.

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