Poynt Corporation

Poynt Corporation

April 21, 2011 08:00 ET

Super App Poynt Now Available for BlackBerry PlayBook

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2011) - Poynt Corporation ("Poynt Corp." or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PYN), a leading provider of mobile local search services, today announced their mobile application Poynt (or the "App") is available for the newly launched BlackBerry PlayBook.

Poynt for BlackBerry PlayBook has all the same features users have come to expect from the App. Users can search for business, people, movie, restaurant, gas prices and weather information in their local area. Once users have located their desired listing, they can click-to-map, get directions, view movie showtimes and trailers, buy tickets, view restaurant reviews and book dining reservations all without leaving the App.

"The BlackBerry platform is incredibly rich and continues to innovate with this latest device launch," said Andrew Osis, CEO, Poynt Corp. "The ability that developers have to integrate with BlackBerry PlayBook allows them to build extremely useful, intuitive apps."

Poynt is immediately available for BlackBerry PlayBook in Canada and the United States from BlackBerry AppWorld.

Poynt is a free application available to BlackBerry smartphone, Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 7 and Nokia QT users in Canada, United States, Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, and Spain. Poynt is also available for download via Over the Air download at m.poynt.com.

About Poynt Corporation

Poynt Corp. (about.poynt.com) is a global leader in the mobile local advertising space. Their Location Based Search application, Poynt (www.poynt.com), enhances the consumers' ability to connect with the people, businesses and events most important to them. Poynt is available on BlackBerry smartphones, iPhone and iPod Touch, Android devices and Windows Phone 7 in Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia. Poynt Corp. entered the mobile publishing space with the recent acquisition of an advertising publishing platform. Key contracts on both the supply and demand sides are in place to provide inventory into the platform and publishers to display the inventory. Whether through the Poynt Local Search App or the Ad Publishing Platform, Poynt Corp. simplifies connecting consumers with businesses, retailers and events. Headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, Poynt Corp. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol PYN.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited. Apple App Store and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Android is a registered trademark of Google Inc. Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation.

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Contact Information

  • Media Communications Contact:
    FortyThree PR, Inc for Poynt Corporation
    Evie Carter

    Poynt Corporation:
    Andrew Osis
    President & CEO