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Tegic was a predictive text company based in Seattle, Washington, United States. It was acquired by AOL on December 3, 1999, and subsequently, on August 24, 2007, acquired by Nuance Communications,[1] whereafter it ceased to exist as a separate company.[2]

Tegic developed T9, the original predictive text software that is used for most mobile phones for text entry.


  1. ^ Nuance to Acquire Tegic Communications
  2. ^ Seattle office of Tegic / Nuance expected to remain