Automated Benefits Corp.

Automated Benefits Corp.

October 23, 2006 08:00 ET

Automated Benefits Corp. Receives 2006 Mobile Star Awards

Symbility Mobile Claims Solution Recognized in Categories of Best Tablet PC Application and Best Enterprise Software for Field Inspections

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 23, 2006) - Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AUT), today announced it received two Mobile Star Awards™ from Mobile Village® for its Symbility mobile claims™ solution. The product received a Gold Star award for best Tablet PC Application and a Bright Star award in the Field Inspections Software category.

"Mobile technology is improving business processes in every industry today, and the Symbility mobile claims solution demonstrates tremendous value for the insurance market," said Gary Thayer, Go Mobile editor and Mobile Star Awards coordinator. "The field requirements of this market make it particularly suited for mobile solutions that help improve efficiencies, and Symbility is clearly a leader in this space."

The Symbility mobile claims solution empowers adjusters and contractors in the property and casualty insurance market to process claims more rapidly and accurately. The solution allows claims to be processed completely onsite using a Tablet PC.

"This award provides validation that Symbility's mobile technology excels in improving communication and efficiency for field workers in any industry considering that these awards were not limited to insurance," said James Swayze, CEO of Symbility Solutions. "This supports our efforts as we explore expanding the utility of our core product into other markets beyond the insurance space."

The 2006 Mobile Star Awards showcases leading mobile solutions in a variety of categories. Mobile Star Awards winners are selected by subscribers to Go Mobile®, MobileVillage's free e-newsletter that is read by mobile technology executives, buyers, IT managers, developers, enthusiasts, and top tech journalists. The full list of 2006 Mobile Star Awards winners can be found at

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A pioneer in developing the enterprise mobile technology market since 1993, MobileVillage® / PDA Inc. is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless enterprise computing within select vertical and horizontal market segments. The company fosters technical and professional alliances through conferences, news, education, and "Best of Breed" solution identification, creation, management and delivery. Visit MobileVillage online at

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About Automated Benefits Corp. and Symbility Solutions

Automated Benefits Corp. (, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, is a software company dedicated to developing applications for the insurance industry. The corporation currently has two subsidiaries, Autoben and Symbility.

Symbility Solutions ( has developed a mobile claims system focusing principally on residential and commercial property claims estimation for use by insurance company adjusters and independent contractors. Symbility has offices in Waterloo, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec. Autoben is focused on the employee benefit segment of the life insurance industry. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Autoben provides claims management software for health and dental plans in addition to insurance products for employer groups. The proprietary software of Autoben, ABI assists in reducing the cost of employee benefits programs by allowing local adjudication and administration to over 26,000 employees across Canada.

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Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Automated Benefits Corp. will not update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities by Automated Benefits Corp.

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