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Getfugu and InterKnowlogy to Create Application for Microsoft Windows(R) Phone 7 Series Phones(March 16, 2010)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/10 -- Getfugu, Inc. (OTCBB: GFGU), the next generation mobile search tool, announced today that the Company has signed a strategic development agreement with InterKnowlogy (IK), a Microsoft Corp.® Gold Certified Partner. InterKnowlogy will create a version of Getfugu's product that runs on Windows® Phone 7 Series phones. Microsoft announced Windows Phone 7 Series at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona on February 15, 2010.
"We are very pleased to have a commitment from Getfugu to build on Windows Phone 7 Series," said Todd Brix, senior director, Microsoft Corp. "We look forward to seeing Getfugu's augmented reality search solution as one of the great new applications available on Windows Phone 7 Series phones."
As a recipient of the prestigious Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year award, InterKnowlogy provides a wide variety of custom software solutions built using the best of Microsoft's tools and applications. The company has worked in and developed enterprise applications for many industries, including healthcare, life sciences, financial services, retail, hospitality, automotive and food service.
Getfugu's Chairman of the Board Michael Solomon says, "Getfugu is already available on several major platforms including iPhone, BlackBerry, J2ME and Android. A version designed for Microsoft's newly announced phone platform that uses the Microsoft Bing® Decision Engine is the next logical step for us. We are delighted to have engaged InterKnowlogy as they have the necessary experience and skill-set to help us create another world class application."
Tim Huckaby, Founder of InterKnowlogy, states, "Not only are we building one of the first major applications for Windows Phone 7 Series, the newest and most exciting mobile device in a few years, but we have the privilege to team up with Getfugu, a company that has built the most technically compelling mobile search application."
Getfugu is a revolutionary new mobile search tool that is designed to work agnostically on the majority of the world's leading phone platforms. The key consumer services: 'See it,' 'Say it' and 'Get It' integrate the phones' core technologies into a single easy-to-use tool. Consumers simply point their phone's camera at a logo (or photo) or speak the brand into the microphone to reach content.
The Getfugu application is also available for free download at www.getfugu.com.
InterKnowlogy is a global technology leader specializing in delivering innovative solutions by leveraging current and emerging technologies. InterKnowlogy is renowned for its technical expertise and ability to partner with clients to take their technology to the next generation. InterKnowlogy's reputation is built upon the ability to enable clients to capitalize on their strategic investments, maximize efficiency, and focus on their core business competencies. InterKnowlogy employs the best and brightest in all aspects of the business. The people are not only exceptional at what they do, but they have a passion about technology that is unparalleled.
More information on InterKnowlogy at www.InterKnowlogy.com
Getfugu, Inc.'s revolutionary "See It, Say It, Get It" technology is the first carrier agnostic, platform agnostic mobile search platform. Getfugu will change the way people access the web with their mobile phones. It is designed to facilitate and encourage users by integrating the mobile phone's core strengths -- image, voice and location recognition -- into a single customizable application. Additionally, Getfugu offers the only mobile e-commerce platform available worldwide today. The Getfugu platform will soon be available for 97% of the mobile phones available (over 3.3 billion handsets) worldwide.
For more information on Getfugu, please visit our website at: www.Getfugu.com
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