VIQ Dataworxs Wins Digital Capture and Workflow Contract with Colorado Police Department
MARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 11, 2015) – VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ”, “VIQ Solutions” or the “Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that VIQ Dataworxs has been awarded an Audioworxs enterprise capture and workflow system contract with a police department in Colorado.
The customer is one of a growing number of forward-looking police forces in the US, Canada, Australia, the UK and Ireland who are cost-effectively increasing the digitization of their police and customer service and reporting operations. The customer will digitally capture officers’ field reports on secured mobile handheld devices and manage the digital audio report through a sophisticated city-wide workflow using the Audioworxs enterprise system. The efficiency gains will enable the customer to rapidly process more field reports with less office time and more consistency from a larger number of officers while achieving a much higher level of automation across the department via a sophisticated digital workflow.
The contract will continue to expand in 2016 as more of the department’s 150 plus officers and detectives begin using the new Audioworxs platform.
The Audioworxs platform was selected because of the superior sophisticated workflow, enhanced management capabilities and the modular approach to the solution, enabling the customer to continue digitizing additional aspects of their field reports and back-end collaborative processes. Over time, additional features such as speech recognition, additional audio and video channels and smart phones will be available to officers.
Another crucial component of the contract was VIQ Dataworxs’ agnostic approach to hardware. The customer was able to seamlessly move from their existing audio capture and management system, including the recording hardware, to Audioworxs without the need for any significant infrastructure expenditure.
“Dataworxs seamlessly works with all major manufacturers of dictation devices, allowing law enforcement customers to use their existing hardware without any additional financial outlay,” said Daryl Duda, VIQ Dataworxs Vice President of Sales and Business Development. “Audioworxs provides an incredible boost to this customer’s productivity without requiring any changes to the officers’ on-duty routine, streamlining their reporting procedures and reduces the amount of time officers have to spend on paperwork.”
“The powerful Audioworxs software, while dropping seamlessly into their current infrastructure and immediately improving their workflow, also gives them the future flexibility to add additional advanced functionality, such as moving to smartphones, collaborative portals or adding video capture,” added Sebastien Paré, CEO of VIQ Solutions.
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About VIQ Solutions Inc.
VIQ Solutions is the leading global technology platform for ultra-secure digital evidence capture and content management. Our modular software allows customers to onboard the VIQ platform at any stage of their organization’s digitization, from digital content capture with video and audio devices to online collaboration, mobility, data analytics and integration with sensors, facial recognition, speech recognition and case management or patient record systems. VIQ’s technology leads the industry in security, meeting the highest international standards for digital/cybersecurity and privacy, including military and medical regulations.
Our solutions are used in over 20 countries with tens of thousands of users in over 200 government and private agencies including law enforcement, immigration, medical, legal, insurance, courts, and transportation and transcription services. VIQ also provides end-to-end transcription services to several large government agencies through our Australian reporting and transcription partners. VIQ partners worldwide with security integrators, audio video specialists, and hardware and data storage suppliers. Managing digital media evidence is what we do, and we do it better than anyone else.
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