VIQ Solutions Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VQS

VIQ Solutions Inc.

April 08, 2009 17:05 ET

Atos Origin Selects VIQ Solutions for UK Digital Recording Implementation

MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 8, 2009) - VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ", "VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:VQS) announced today that the Corporation has been selected by Atos Origin, a leading international IT services provider, to provide digital recording software and services for a project in the United Kingdom.

The project calls for VIQ to provide a complete digital audio recording and management solution for approximately 594 fixed and portable installations across the United Kingdom. The project includes a five-year support and maintenance contract with an option to extend for a further three years. The contract is estimated to be worth pound sterling 3.3 million over the eight-year period. VIQ's value-added reseller, Brahler ICS UK Ltd., a UK-based provider of audio support services, will provide on-site installation and technical support. It is anticipated that early stage implementation will begin in the second quarter of 2009.

VIQ's Commercial Off the Shelf ("COTS") enterprise-level Encompass Server and Workstation solutions will be implemented to provide the digital audio recording and management service. The Encompass Server and Workstation solutions provide a redundant, secure database solution with built-in integration with the client's existing case management system.

"We are extremely pleased that Atos Origin recognized VIQ's expertise in integrated digital audio projects of this magnitude," said David Outhwaite, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions. "Our COTS solution's unmatched architecture provides full data redundancy, complete database management and a third-party case management interface that effectively addresses the client's unique digital recording requirements."

About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is recognized as a global provider in the digital audio industry with innovative product and service-based solutions for voice-driven systems in the legal, medical, business, and government industries. VIQ Solutions provides an integrated range of digital record workflow solutions, including digital audio and video capture, workflow management software, transcription services, interactive electronic scheduling, and case management integration, all from one central, secure database.

About Atos Origin

Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of Consulting, Systems Integration and Managed Operations. The Company's annual revenue is EUR 5.5 billion and it employs 50,000 professionals in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. When used in this press release, the words "anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "will," and "would" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect VIQ Solutions' current views with respect to future events and are subject to such risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from the statements made including reliance on Brahler ICS UK Ltd. to adequately provide the services and technical support described herein, the exercise of the option to renew the term of the work program contemplated in this release on time, the size and scope of the project to remain constant during the term of the project as well as those factors detailed from time to time in other filings made by VIQ Solutions with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated or expected. VIQ Solutions does not intend and does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

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