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GetFugu Improves "Say It" Technology With New Release and Announces New Search Service(September 21, 2009)
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GetFugu, Inc., (OTCBB:GFGU) www.getfugu.com, the next generation mobile search tool, announced today that a "new and improved" version of its popular mobile application is now available.
"This new version includes improvements to our voice recognition software. We have received a substantial amount of feedback from consumers on the voice recognition portion of our new application since its launch. They have requested changes and we have complied. This is a beta effort for us and we are thrilled to make the changes," said Rich Jenkins, co-founder. "GetFugu is all about consumer experience. Whatever they want, they will get. The consumer will ALWAYS play a major role in our continued development."
Additionally, GetFugu is announcing a new public service that will launch October 1, 2009. This new service will provide consumers simple access to everyday needs to non-commercial information.
Consumers can initiate a public service search by simply adding the word "get" to their query. So, saying, "get ATM" will provide the consumer with a map of ATMs closest to their location. The search terms "get gas" or "get food" will provide similar results.
"We are pleased to add this public service for our users," Bernard Stolar, GetFugu's CEO, said. "We have had great response to our recent launch and look forward to adding new and innovative features to the application."
GetFugu launched its four unique "See It," vision recognition (ARL)"Say It," voice recognition (VRL)"Find It," location recognition (GRL) and "Get It," Hot-Spotting services on 09/09/09 with an application for the Android mobile phone platform, and followed up the next day with an application for Apple's iPhone platform. GetFugu's technology is targeted at consumers who spend valuable time hunting for entertainment, news, sport results, shopping, and more on their mobile phones. GetFugu offers ease of operation and direct connection to the Internet without tedious typing in of URL addresses for commercial transactions.
GetFugu, Inc. is the first technology architect to provide a carrier agnostic, platform agnostic mobile search platform. GetFugu will change the way people access the web with their mobile phones. It is designed to encourage use of its applications by simply integrating the mobile phones' core strengths (image recognition, voice recognition, location recognition) into a single customizable application. Additionally, GetFugu offers the only mobile hot-spotting e-commerce platform available worldwide today. The GetFugu platform will be available for 97% of the mobile phones available (over 3.3 billion handsets) worldwide.
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