VIQ Solutions Inc.
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VIQ Solutions Inc.

October 12, 2007 08:00 ET

Nortel Government Solutions Selects VIQ Solutions for U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review Digital Recording Implementation

MARKHAM, ONTARIO—-(Marketwire – Oct. 12, 2007) - VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ", "VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:VQS) announced today that the Corporation has been selected by Nortel Government Solutions(i), a U.S. company wholly owned by Nortel(i) (TSX:NT)(NYSE:NT), to provide Digital Recording software for the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review ("EOIR"). In September 2004, Nortel Government Solutions was awarded the contract for the project, known as eWorld, to build a new system for streamlining the immigration review appeals process.

The project calls for VIQ to provide a complete digital audio recording solution for approximately 375 EOIR fixed and portable locations across the United States. Higdon Inc., a long-standing, value-added reseller of the Corporation, will provide on-going support as required. A pilot for this project is currently underway.

To provide the digital audio recording and management service, VIQ's Encompass product and enterprise-level CourtFLOW solution will be implemented in EOIR courtrooms. Also key to the project is the ICM Tool, a proprietary utility that interfaces third-party case management systems to the Encompass and CourtFLOW solutions. The VIQ suite will provide EOIR with a fully integrated digital recording solution to replace their antiquated tape-based recording machines.

"A reliable and secure database with case management connectivity is critical for this project," said Roy Carter, Sector President of Enterprise Applications and Support Sector at Nortel Government Solutions. "VIQ's product offering addresses our need for a robust and proven solution, and is ideally suited for a project of this magnitude."

"We are extremely pleased that Nortel Government Solutions recognized VIQ's experience and expertise related to integrated digital recording solutions," said David Outhwaite, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions. "We believe this partnership will provide EOIR with a feature-rich solution that effectively addresses their unique digital recording requirements," added Mr. Outhwaite.

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.

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(i) Nortel Government Solutions is a trademark of Nortel Government Solutions Incorporated. Nortel is a trademark of Nortel Networks.

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