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SoftBank SELECTION to Launch English and Chinese Versions of ‘Speeek!’, an Electronic Dictionary Application Which Recognizes Voice, Translates, and Speaks

March 6, 2009

TOKYO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ — BB Softservice Corp., a Tokyo-based planner and developer of application services under the SoftBank Group, announces that it will launch English and Chinese versions of ‘Speeek!’, a type of application software for iPhone (TM) 3G, which recognizes voice and translate, and speaks from March 6, 2009 at the AppStore as part of a lineup of ‘SoftBank SELECTION’, an application and software brand of BB Softservice.

‘Speeek!’ is electronic dictionary application software with speaking capability, which recognizes voice when a user speaks into iPhone 3G, translates speech, and speaks. ‘Speeek! JE’ (translating Japanese into English) and ‘Speeek! JC’ (Japanese into Chinese) were launched on December 19, 2008. This time, four titles are going to be launched: ‘Speeek! EJ’ (translating English into Japanese), ‘Speeek! EC’ (English into Chinese), ‘Speeek! CJ’ (Chinese into Japanese) and ‘Speeek! CE’ (Chinese into English).

BB Softservice will further strive to provide convenient and amusing application software that will be available on iPhone 3G and iPod touch from ‘Softbank SELECTION’.

1. Price

JPY 2,500 (Japan) / USD 21.99 (U.S.) / EUR 17.99 (EU)

2. Available countries: 19 countries (as of March 6, 2009)

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark,

Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland,

Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain,

Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Japan

About product

http://sw.sb-selection.jp/iphone/index_english.html

Inquiry from consumers

Mobile Application Service Support Center, BB Softservice Corp.

E-mail: bbsd_mobile@bbsoft-direct.com

10:00 – 19:00 (Mon-Fri)

(except for national holidays)

-The names of the companies, products and services used in this press release are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

-Information in this press release including package and product design is subject to change without notice.

About BB Softservice Corporation

BB Softservice (BBSS; Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Shintaro Taki) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SoftBank BB that handles the broadband infrastructure, IT products distribution and e-commerce activities of the SoftBank Group. BBSS plans, develops and markets comprehensive software and original application services for the Japanese consumer market.

To learn more about the company, please visit: http://www.bbss.co.jp/

Contact:

Kenichi YUASA

PR Dept.

SOFTBANK Corp.

Phone: +81-3-6889-2300

E-mail: pr@softbank.co.jp

URL: http://www.softbank.co.jp/en/index.html

SOURCE BB Softservice Corporation


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