Fonix(R) Releases FAAST(R) TTS 5.1 for Linux and Solaris

Applications Can Now Take Advantage of Large Solaris

And Linux-Based User Systems



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Fonix Corporation

    SALT LAKE CITY, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Fonix(R) Corporation
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   FONX), a leading provider of natural user interface
 technology and voice solutions for wireless and mobile devices, Internet and
 telephony systems, and vehicle telematics, today announced that Fonix
 Accelerated Application Solutions Technology (FAAST(R)) Text-To-Speech (TTS)
 version 5.1 is now available on several Unix platforms, including Linux on
 x86 and Solaris on SPARC.  With the availability of these high-end platforms,
 developers can handle increased server loads and demands, companies operating
 on or supporting multiple platforms only need to code to a single API, and
 that code can easily be ported from one platform to another.  FAAST TTS
 5.1 continues to be available for Microsoft Windows 95/98, NT, ME, and Windows
 2000 operating systems.
     The FAAST Framework delivers high-quality solutions for developers seeking
 to incorporate "best-of-breed" technology.  Fonix speech solutions enable
 developers to deliver voice and audio connectivity between intelligent devices
 such as wireless devices, PDAs, servers, desktop computers, consumer
 appliances, and automobiles.
 
     About Fonix Corporation
     Fonix Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board:   FONX) is a leading provider of
 natural-user interface technology and voice solutions for wireless and mobile
 devices, Internet and telephony systems, and vehicle telematics.  Leading chip
 manufacturers, independent software and hardware vendors, and Internet content
 and service providers incorporate Fonix technology to provide their customers
 with an easier and more convenient user experience.  Fonix products, including
 Text-To-Speech (TTS), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and Handwriting
 Recognition (HWR), can be implemented easily on multiple microprocessors and
 operating systems, and provide the most natural communication solutions
 available.  For more information visit www.fonix.com or call (801) 553-6600.
 
     Media Information, contact Whitney Seamons, (801) 553-6600,
 mediarel@fonix.com
     Investor Information, contact Michelle Aamodt, (801) 328-0161,
 invrel@fonix.com
 
     Note:  The statements released by Fonix Corporation that are not purely
 historical are forward-looking within the meaning of the "Safe Harbor"
 provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including
 statements regarding the Company's expectations, hopes, intentions, and
 strategies for the future.  Investors are cautioned that forward-looking
 statements involve risk and uncertainties that may affect the Company's
 business prospects and performance.  It is important to note that the
 Company's actual results could differ materially from those in such
 forward-looking statements.  Risk factors including general economic,
 competitive, governmental, and technological factors as discussed in the
 Company's filings with the SEC on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.  The Company does
 not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements
 contained in this release.
 
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SOURCE Fonix Corporation
    SALT LAKE CITY, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Fonix(R) Corporation
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   FONX), a leading provider of natural user interface
 technology and voice solutions for wireless and mobile devices, Internet and
 telephony systems, and vehicle telematics, today announced that Fonix
 Accelerated Application Solutions Technology (FAAST(R)) Text-To-Speech (TTS)
 version 5.1 is now available on several Unix platforms, including Linux on
 x86 and Solaris on SPARC.  With the availability of these high-end platforms,
 developers can handle increased server loads and demands, companies operating
 on or supporting multiple platforms only need to code to a single API, and
 that code can easily be ported from one platform to another.  FAAST TTS
 5.1 continues to be available for Microsoft Windows 95/98, NT, ME, and Windows
 2000 operating systems.
     The FAAST Framework delivers high-quality solutions for developers seeking
 to incorporate "best-of-breed" technology.  Fonix speech solutions enable
 developers to deliver voice and audio connectivity between intelligent devices
 such as wireless devices, PDAs, servers, desktop computers, consumer
 appliances, and automobiles.
 
     About Fonix Corporation
     Fonix Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board:   FONX) is a leading provider of
 natural-user interface technology and voice solutions for wireless and mobile
 devices, Internet and telephony systems, and vehicle telematics.  Leading chip
 manufacturers, independent software and hardware vendors, and Internet content
 and service providers incorporate Fonix technology to provide their customers
 with an easier and more convenient user experience.  Fonix products, including
 Text-To-Speech (TTS), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and Handwriting
 Recognition (HWR), can be implemented easily on multiple microprocessors and
 operating systems, and provide the most natural communication solutions
 available.  For more information visit www.fonix.com or call (801) 553-6600.
 
     Media Information, contact Whitney Seamons, (801) 553-6600,
 mediarel@fonix.com
     Investor Information, contact Michelle Aamodt, (801) 328-0161,
 invrel@fonix.com
 
     Note:  The statements released by Fonix Corporation that are not purely
 historical are forward-looking within the meaning of the "Safe Harbor"
 provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including
 statements regarding the Company's expectations, hopes, intentions, and
 strategies for the future.  Investors are cautioned that forward-looking
 statements involve risk and uncertainties that may affect the Company's
 business prospects and performance.  It is important to note that the
 Company's actual results could differ materially from those in such
 forward-looking statements.  Risk factors including general economic,
 competitive, governmental, and technological factors as discussed in the
 Company's filings with the SEC on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.  The Company does
 not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements
 contained in this release.
 
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