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Zi Corporation Licenses Decuma Handwriting Recognition to Nintendo Co., Ltd. for Nintendo DS

Zi’s Decuma Technology to Simplify Handwriting Input and Recognition for Game Users

CALGARY, AB, October 26, 2005 — Zi Corporation (Nasdaq: ZICA) (TSX: ZIC), a leading provider of intelligent interface solutions, today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Nintendo Co., Ltd. Under the agreement, Nintendo DS developers can employ Zi’s Decuma handwriting recognition technology while creating software for the Nintendo DS handheld video game system.

Nintendo DS is the first handheld gaming platform to offer dual screens and touch-screen technology, similar to touch technologies found in some PDA’s or smartphones. Users can interact with the Nintendo DS by using standard control buttons, a microphone or the gaming system’s innovative touch screen.

“As the leading provider of handheld video game systems in the world, Nintendo has a reputation for adopting innovative technologies that improve the user’s experience with its products,” said Milos Djokovic, chief technical officer and chief operating officer, Zi Corporation. “With Decuma, Nintendo DS users will experience natural handwriting recognition previously only available to PDA and smartphone users. Zi continues to bring its multi-modal input products to leading mobile phones, gaming platforms and smartphones across the globe.”

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