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Smith Micro's Consumer Group Launches Aquazone 2: Open Water

Jan 08, 2007
Aquazone® 2: Open Water Edition Brings the World's Oceans Directly to the PC

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), Consumer Group today released the latest edition of its popular Aquazone screensaver software - Aquazone® 2: Open Water. The much-anticipated, newly designed software offers the latest life-like 3D technology by bringing over thirty-nine unique species of sea life and thirteen photorealistic and customizable classic tanks to the PC.

While earlier versions of Aquazone simulate a beautiful aquarium environment with various "tanks", Open Water is immersed with a full 360° panning, greater depth of field and extreme close-ups. The Open Water experience allows users to watch, follow, and feed fish in a natural setting as either a stand alone application or screen saver. Designed for people of all ages, the Open Water edition lets users stock their own virtual ocean with whales, sharks, dolphins, sea turtles and more.

"Aquazone Open Water is perfect for home or the office," said David Polzine, Product Manager, Smith Micro Software, Inc. "It creates the ocean setting right on your desktop and allows the user to observe three dimensional landscapes and marine life in amazing quality." Aquazone Open Water has perfectly mastered the experience of swimming alongside the world's amazing underwater creatures without getting wet... or sea sick."

Key Features:

  • 360-degree view of ocean environments.
  • Choice of thirty-nine species of tropical fish, whales, manatees, manta rays, sea turtles, jellyfish, dolphins, and three different sharks.
  • Ability to display an unlimited number of fish and marine mammals on the screen.
  • Ability for users to "Tap" on the glass and call fish right to fingertips.
  • "FishCam" allows users to zoom in and follow favorite marine fish.
  • Ability to customize the ocean with an easy-to-use interface.
  • Realistic schooling and grouping behavior.
  • Beautiful day and night - real-time lighting conditions.
  • Soothing sound effects of rolling surf and bubbles.
  • Choice of two open ocean environments - spectacular tropical reefs or the deep blue sea.
  • Choice between adding a submerged antique grandfather clock (actually keeps time) or a gigantic submarine.
  • Included: Aquazone Seven Seas Collection - an assortment of thirteen classic aquatic environments.

Pricing and Availability:

Aquazone: Open Water has an MSRP of $24.99. The application is available at Smith Micro and popular retailers, catalogs and distribution partners worldwide.

To learn more about Aquazone and our complete line of software, visit: http://www.allume.com/win/aquazone/openwater.

To learn more about our other product lines visit: www.smithmicro.com or www.allume.com.

System Requirements:

Windows® 2000, XP, or Vista

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communications and utility software products for multiple OS platforms. The company designs easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on wireless and broadband technologies and the Internet, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, file and image compression, digital image and music management. In addition, Smith Micro develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Windows and Macintosh, empowering users in the areas of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution. Smith Micro's leading brands are QuickLink®, StuffIt®, CheckIt®, Internet Cleanup™ and Spring Cleaning®. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through retail stores, Value-Added Resellers (VARs), Smith Micro's consumer, enterprise, wireless OEM sales groups and the company's websites. Smith Micro's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market® under the symbol SMSI.

Safe Harbor Statement: This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, forward looking statements relating to the successful introduction of the Aquazone product, Smith Micro's financial prospects and projections, and Smith Micro's ability to increase its business. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies, customer acceptance of those technologies, fluctuations or cancellations in orders from distribution customers, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and Smith Micro's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented in any forward-looking statement and are discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including our recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q. Smith Micro assumes no obligation to update any forward looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release.

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