2016 Press Releases
VIQ Announces Spark & Cannon Wins in Western Australia, NSW
DECEMBER 21, 2016 | TRANSCRIPTION
“These wins, with their medical focus and emphasis on data security and privacy, demonstrate Spark & Cannon’s continued success winning new contracts outside of their traditional customer base,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions.
VIQ Announces Contract with New South Wales Police
DECEMBER 13, 2016 | TRANSCRIPTION
VIQ Solutions Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that Spark & Cannon, VIQ’s Australia based reporting and transcription services and technology distributor, was awarded a major new contract with the New South Wales Police Force (“NSWPF”) for the provision of secure transcription of police recordings.
Secure Cloud SaaS Workflow Wins UK Nursing & Midwifery Council
DECEMBER 07, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“Providing flexibility, while maintaining the highest standards of security and privacy, makes VIQ a compelling choice for medical, law enforcement and other security conscious customers,” said Sebastien Paré. “Our advanced cloud workflow provides customers with the ease and efficiency of a cloud solution and is a key part of our continued growth plan.”
VIQ Awarded Contract with Canadian Police Department
NOVEMBER 30, 2016 | PUBLIC SAFETY
“Digitizing incident capture procedures will reduce the amount of officer paperwork, providing an immediate boost to the department’s productivity,” said Daryl Duda, VIQ Dataworxs VP of Sales & Business Development. “The advanced voice management system provides a workflow that increases authorized collaboration on digital files.”
VIQ Wins Speech Recognition Project With Australian Law Firm
NOVEMBER 28, 2016 | LEGAL
“Our sophisticated workflow includes a flexible range of capture options, secure automated workflow and integrated speech recognition. It is highly regarded as a complete solution for legal, medical and law enforcement customers,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions Inc.
VIQ Announces New Partnership with ExhibitOne
NOVEMBER 16, 2016 | PARTNERSHIP
“VIQ Solutions, with their emphasis on advanced features like mobility, collaboration and industry-leading cybersecurity, as well as the high level of support and service they provide, is a perfect partner for ExhibitOne,” said Kevin Sandler, CEO and Founder of ExhibitOne.
Appointment of former S&P/TSX Top 100 CEO Joseph D. Quarin
NOVEMBER 14, 2016 | BOARD OF DIRECTORS
“Joe was recognized for his outstanding achievement in North American corporate growth,” said Larry D. Taylor, VIQ Chairman of the Board. “His excellent business experience and wealth of knowledge will most ably assist us in achieving the next phase of our growth plan. He brings great value and we’re very pleased to welcome him to the VIQ team.”
VIQ Wins McMaster’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine
OCTOBER 31, 2016 | HEALTHCARE
“This important strategic initiative will allow existing and new VIQ customers to unlock value from their petabytes of securely stored content, providing new actionable insights and bringing them significant operational efficiencies in speed, accuracy and cost in mining their content,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions.
VIQ Announces New Wins in Nigeria and Mauritius
OCTOBER 12, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“An increasing number of customers in Africa and the Middle East are recognizing the superiority of the secure VIQ technology platform, with our emphasis on cybersecurity, data privacy and integrated workflow management,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions Inc.
VIQ Integrates Nuance’s Dragon, Awarded US Police Force Contract
OCTOBER 03, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“VIQ’s integration of Dragon speech recognition technology delivers a powerful solutions for its customers – allowing them to be more efficient and accurate in their documentation, so they can focus on what matters – public safety,” said Peter Mahoney, senior vice president and general manager, Dragon.
VIQ Awarded Patent Protection for High Performance IP
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 | WORKFLOW
The patents relate to VIQ’s secure digital AV capture of training procedures, protocols and performance criteria. The captured data and associated video analytics enable detailed trainee competence assessment and significantly enhance training and improve performance.
VIQ Wins Another Medical Contract With Ontario Hospital
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 | HEALTHCARE
“Mid-sized hospitals are the fastest to embrace new technology platforms that emphasize efficiency, automation and patient privacy and security,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ. “The VIQ Dataworxs footprint continues to grow quickly as hospitals modernize dictation and transcription procedures and recognize our performance superiority.”
Spark & Cannon Contract With Australian Nuclear Fuel Agency
JULY 14, 2016 | TRANSCRIPTION
VIQ’s Australia-based reporting and transcription services and technology distributor, was awarded a new recording and transcription contract with the South Australian Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission and Response Agency (“Nuclear Fuel Agency”).
VIQ Expands Installation With US Insurance Transcription Provider
JUNE 28, 2016 | TRANSCRIPTION
“We are honoured to provide the city police with our technologies for capture and management of sensitive interrogations. VIQ Satellite employs cybersecurity, data analytics and our collaborative web portal,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions.
VIQ Announces Cloud Transcription Workflow with Ontario Hospital
JUNE 22, 2016 | HEALTHCARE
The hospital’s existing phone-based dictation installation couldn’t keep up with the latest modern technology. The new implementation will enable the hospital to capture physician dictation and consultation using the hospital’s new VoIP phone system and utilize a secure virtual server environment to maximize efficiency while minimizing outlay.
VIQ Announces Cloud-Based Transcription Win
JUNE 09, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“The MobileMic workflow gives Worldwide Dictation a technological edge over the competition, with our customers able to simply download an app and begin dictating immediately, knowing their audio files will be captured and routed automatically and their conversations will stay private and secure,” said Doug Ofner, President of Worldwide Dictation.
Expansion of Country-Wide Court Recording Project in Zimbabwe
MAY 17, 2016 | JUDICIAL
“As expected, the initial installation at the Zimbabwe High Courts and Magistrate Courts proceeded smoothly and the project has now moved into a new growth phase,” said David Tilling, VIQ’s Regional Sales Director for EMEA. “We anticipate the installation will continue to grow in 2016 as part of their ambitious country-wide modernization project.”
VIQ Announces Expansion of Scottish Court Service Project
MAY 03, 2016 | JUDICIAL
“After a detailed examination of the company and products offered, it is obviously the ideal blend of technology and expertise that will work well in our customer’s environment,” said Adrian Robertson, Scottish Director for AVMI. “AVMI looks forward to developing the digital audio recording estate in tandem with VIQ.”
VIQ and PESA Win Best of Show at NAB 2016 for CCM Solution
APRIL 21, 2016 | AWARDS
VIQ Solutions Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that VIQ and PESA have been awarded “Best of Show” Award from NewBay Media publication’s Sound & Video Contractor during the 2016 NAB convention, held this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the PESA ACES – Collaborative Content Manager (“CCM”) solution.
VIQ Announces Partnership with Capital Women’s Health
APRIL 13, 2016 | HEALTHCARE
VIQ Solutions Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that Spark & Cannon, VIQ’s Australia-based reporting and transcription services and technology distributor, is working closely with Capital Women’s Health to provide overflow medical transcription services in the Australian Capital Territory of Australia.
Reseller Agreement with Nuance for Dragon Medical
APRIL 05, 2016 | PARTNERSHIP
“The council had out-grown their previous installation and was looking for advanced capture and management functionality with an interface that was intuitive and easy to use. The VIQ solution met those requirements,” said Matthew Fowler, Managing Director of Spark & Cannon.
VIQ Wins Contract With Australian Town Council
MARCH 23, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“MobileMic has been completely re-engineered and is the first commercial deployment of VIQ’s aiAssistTM Artificial Intelligence platform,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions. “We are excited to offer this artificial intelligence capability to the marketplace and existing customers.”
Multi-room Court Recording, Case Management Contract in Kansas
MARCH 16, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“The advanced voice management system instantly provides an incredible boost to the police department’s productivity by digitizing their incident capture procedures, greatly reducing paperwork for officers, and providing secure, automated back-end management and workflow,” said Daryl Duda, VIQ VP of Sales & Business Development.
VIQ Awarded Workflow Contract With Canadian Police Force
FEBRUARY 25, 2016 | WORKFLOW
The department will use secured interactive telephone recording technology to capture officers’ in-field reports, which will be routed through a sophisticated city-wide workflow. The customer chose the VIQ platform because the digital workflow capabilities enable them to streamline their reporting procedures and reduce paperwork for officers and staff.
VIQ Announces New Director for High-Growth EMEA Region
FEBRUARY 09, 2016 | EMEA
Mr. Tilling brings over 20 years of digital capture, management and collaboration software sales and project management experience, including over 15 years’ working with VIQ’s suite of software solutions. At DVP, Mr. Tilling played a central role in winning enterprise-level contracts for VIQ like the Mauritius and Malawi National Assemblies, the Lesotho and Botswana Judiciaries, and the Zimbabwe Judicial Services Commission.
Contract With Victorian Department of Health & Human Services
FEBRUARY 04, 2016 | HEALTHCARE
“VIQ and Spark & Cannon have a considerable pedigree with high-profile agencies like the Department of Health and Human Services where the security, privacy and confidentiality of digital data is crucial at all stages, including transcription services,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions.
VIQ Reseller Awarded Contract for Indiana Police Department
JANUARY 26, 2016 | WORKFLOW
“This department had out-grown their existing installation and were looking for the top of the line digital AV capture, management and collaboration software for their interview rooms,” said Greg Moheban, Director of Corporate & Partner Development at Van Ausdall. “VIQ’s advanced features like mobility, scheduling, and integration with case management systems, paired with Van Ausdall’s years of technological expertise, make it an obvious choice.”