October 26, 2005 09:04 ET

PECUNIA Establishes a Privileged Business Relationship with Microsoft...

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2005) -

...and Becomes the First Canadian Company to Integrate a Webcasting Technology into "Microsoft® Office Live Meeting 2005" Solution.

Users of "Microsoft® Office Live Meeting 2005" will gain quick and easy access to direct webcasting with Pecunia's second-generation PowerCast™ as a result of a business relationship between Microsoft and Pecunia. Thanks to their combined development efforts, present and future clients of both companies will have the opportunity to explore the full potential of Video over IP communications, both live and on-demand and will open up new markets. The flexibility of Pecunia's proprietary technology PowerCast™ allows for customized and integrated solutions that will bring value-added to customers.

"It is a source of great pride for us to have been chosen by Microsoft as the First Canadian Webcasting integretor and for our technology to become a complementary application to "Microsoft® Office Live Meeting 2005", says Pecunia's CEO, Guy-Charles Pelletier. Webcasting is steadily gaining in importance in response to 'real-time' communication needs. As an industry leader in Canada, PECUNIA provides companies and organizations with solutions that are cost effective, efficient and innovative. Our association with a world leader such as Microsoft presents us with a wonderful challenge - that of bringing innovation to a wide public at standards of the utmost level."

Meet the Pecunia and Microsoft team at EXPO TI, an exhibition held at Montreal's Palais des Congres on October 26 and 27, 2005.

On October 26 at 11 a.m., Guy-Charles Pelletier approaches a complex subject in simple terms at a seminar entitled "100% Video Over IP". He will review the current offerings in the field and expand on the strongest trends. Two Microsoft executives will be there to answer questions: Angela Marcogliese, Executive Sales Director - Integrated Communications, and Isabel Chapman, Marketing Director - RTC Products, Canada and Latin America.

About Pecunia

Founded in Canada in 2002, Pecunia is a prime software developer and supplier of webcasting solutions aimed at maximizing communications with clients, investors, employees and other publics. It provides turn-key services in web broadcasting, web presentation and web conferencing - world-wide, over the Internet, land-based or wireless, live or on-demand. The company brings reliability, efficiency and security to the transmission and management of digital audio and video data, so as to meet the greatest communication needs of the day in terms of training, information sharing and marketing. Its prestigious roster of clients includes: Medias Transcontinental, Astral Media, Loto-Quebec, Cirque du Soleil, Yellow Pages Group, Tembec, AMBAQ, Cefrio, RFAQ, l'Association Marketing de Montreal and many others.

Contact Information

  • Pecunia
    Sylvie Bedard
    Vice-President - Integrated Marketing
    (514) 946-5520 (cell.) or 1 (866) 890-0777 (toll-free)
    Evelyn Dubois
    Media Relations
    (514) 527-3983 (office) or (514) 770-3983 (cell)