Embedded Automation and One Voice Partner


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LA JOLLA, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Aug. 8, 2006 Embedded Automation, Inc., specializing in the areas of home automation, media centers and embedded systems, and One Voice Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ONEV), developer of 4th Generation voice solutions for the Telecom and Interactive Multimedia markets, today announced a partnership to add voice recognition capabilities to Embedded Automation's industry leading mControl home automation software using One Voice's mceSpeechTools(tm) for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center 2005.
Using One Voice's mceSpeechTools, Embedded Automation has enabled voice command and control to their popular mControl home automation software. Through the convergence of these technologies, customers are able to simply speak using voice recognition to control everything from lighting, thermostats and appliances, to home entertainment content such as movies, music and photos. Voice control capabilities will be available as part of the upcoming release of mControl version 1.55. To take advantage of the voice feature in mControl, customers will need to purchase separately One Voice's Media Center Communicator. To purchase Media Center Communicator, visit http://www.onev.com/mcc/store.htm. To purchase mControl, visit http://www.embeddedautomation.com/EAHACatalog.htm.

"Voice recognition is a natural fit for home automation in the Digital Home," said Ted Singh, President and Founder of Embedded Automation. "One Voice's speech technology is highly accurate and accessible to everyone since it requires no voice training. From setting the thermostat to playing your favorite music, One Voice's breakthrough technology offers an accurate, fast and easy way to control the Digital Home -- all with simple to use voice commands."

"One Voice is pleased to announce our partnership with Embedded Automation," said Dean Weber, president and CEO at One Voice Technologies. "mControl is a powerful product for the Digital Home. Their seamless convergence of home automation offers a solution that is not only available today but also practical and usable by the everyday consumer. The integration of our mceSpeechTools with Embedded Automation's mControl is a great step forward in our shared vision of offering consumers the ultimate digital living experience."


mControl is the leading software application for home automation through MCE with thousands of users world wide. Embedded Automation attributes mControl's success to three key product elements that drive their development: reliable -- the product must perform every time requested; affordable -- available to everyone with a PC; and accessible -- able to be used by all household members from multiple locations.


One Voice's mceSpeechTools is a powerful speech recognition toolkit allowing developers of applications designed for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center 2005 to incorporate speech recognition commands into their new or existing Media Center applications. mceSpeechTools is easy to integrate for developers to enable the addition of voice commands for applications ranging from setting thermostats, changing lighting, viewing security cameras or even purchasing music or videos online.

Media Center Communicator

One Voice's Media Center Communicator is a complete in-home multimedia communications package for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 -- enabling users to speak, using voice recognition, to play and view all their digital content from MP3 music, digital photos, slideshows, videos, live TV and much more! Media Center Communicator also comes with a suite of communications features to send and read E-mail, SMS text messaging to mobile phones, Instant Messaging (IM), full motion PC-to-PC audio and video chat and PC-to-Phone calling to any phone.

Imagine walking into your family room and using your voice to tell your Media Center to play jazz music or play your favorite artist or album, play a photo slideshow, watch and record live TV, read and send E-mail, call to order a pizza or video chat or Instant Message with a friend. Media Center Communicator delivers on this vision today! For more information, please visit http://www.onev.com/mcc or for an online demonstration go to http://www.onev.com/videos/mccoverview.wmv or http://www.onev.com/videos/mcc.wmv

About Embedded Automation

Embedded Automation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Surrey, B.C., Canada. Specializing in the areas of home automation, media centers and embedded systems, Embedded Automation designs, manufactures and markets various products and services in these areas.

For additional information on these and other products by Embedded Automation, please visit http://www.embeddedautomation.com.

About One Voice Technologies, Inc.

One Voice Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ONEV) is the world's first developer of 4th Generation voice solutions for the Telecom and Interactive Multimedia markets. Our Intelligent Voice(tm) solutions employ revolutionary, patented technology that allows people to send messages (E-mail, SMS, Instant Messaging and paging), purchase products, get information and control devices -- all by using their voice. The company is headquartered in La Jolla, Calif. For more information, please visit http://www.onev.com.

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