Hong Kong Libraries and Leisure & Cultural Services Department Launch New Automated Telephone Enquiry Hotline System

(Hong Kong, March 30, 2005) - KanHan Technologies Limited (KanHan) today announced that the Group, through its subsidiary, KanHan Technologies Limited ("the Company"), succeeds in launching new automated telephone enquiry hotline systems for Hong Kong Public Libraries and Leisure & Cultural Services Department. The sophisticated systems are built on KanHan's awarding winning HanVoice/HanPhone technology platform and are available for public access at 2921 0208 and 2603 4567 respectively supporting Cantonese, Putonghua and English.

HanVoice/HanPhone excels in its ability to convert text on webpage into speech. Using the HTML popular website developing language and without advance recording of the content, it allows easy design and maintenance of interactive voice portal or voice telephone system that meet users' specific needs. Apart from supporting general features of interactive phone systems available in the markets, HanVoice/HanPhone also supports XML format encoding, allowing format conversion on contents. HanVoice/HanPhone can be applied in various aspects helping corporations disseminate information, such as in tele-digital library for the vision impaired, phone-banking, stock quotes, real time news, booking & reservation system, telemarketing, surveying, and transport and weather information utilising the existing web infrastructure.

HanVoice/HanPhone was awarded Certificates of Merit in the Communications Applications Category of the APICTA (Asia Pacific Information and Communications Technology Awards) and in the Product Category of the 6th IT Excellence Award presented by the Hong Kong Computer Society in 2004.

 
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