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Smith Micro Announces HotFax MessageCenter Version 6.0

Nov 10, 2004
Enhanced Features Enable Total Control of Sending and Receiving Faxes and Managing Voicemail

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software for the consumer and enterprise, announced the availability of the latest HotFax® MessageCenter, Version 6.0-a powerful fax and voice management communications tool for the home or small business.

At the center of HotFax MessageCenter is a robust integrated command center that automatically customizes itself to the modem features of a PC. Whether there is a standard built-in 56K fax/modem or a fax/modem with advanced voicemail features, HotFax MessageCenter will detect that device and customize the program to meet the requirements of the PC.

Version 6.0 of HotFax MessageCenter is the result of years of tested technology combined with product enhancements to create a new level of convenience and simplicity for sending faxes or managing voicemail from the PC. New enhancements to HotFax MessageCenter include:

  • Automatically forward received faxes as email attachments;
  • Automatically forward received voice mail as .WAV email attachments;
  • Specify a particular outgoing message to be played based upon caller ID information;
  • Caller ID actions to block incoming calls as "out of area" or private;
  • .CSV files can be imported into the internal phonebook or set ACT or Goldmine as the default phonebook;
  • New user interface enhancements;
  • Added support for Scansoft's OmniPage® Pro OCR;
  • Additional modem support; and
  • New fax recovery feature identifies where a multi-page fax was terminated and resend only the unsent pages.

"HotFax MessageCenter remains one of the most popular fax and voice management solution for the consumer and small businesses alike," said Robert E. Elliott, Vice President of Marketing at Smith Micro Software, Inc. "Every day people still rely on faxing documents that require signed authorization or written approval. We remain committed to offering the most advanced and reliable communication tool for the PC, making enhancements and upgrades inexpensive and simple."

HotFax MessageCenter sells for $49.95 and a new upgrade option is now available online at for only $19.95.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication, broadband, eCommerce and utility software products for multiple OS platforms. The company designs integrated cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on Wireless and Broadband and Internet technologies, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, network fax, and traditional computer telephony. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), direct sales, retail stores, and value-added resellers (VARs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. For more information, contact Smith Micro at (949) 362-5800.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation risks and uncertainties relating to the company's financial prospects and projections, the company's ability to maintain sustained profitability and increase its business in the Wireless and Broadband segments. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof and are based upon the information currently available to the company. Such information is subject to change, and the company will not necessarily inform you of such changes. 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 the company'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 the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

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