SOURCE: Metiscan, Inc.

Metiscan, Inc.

September 14, 2010 08:30 ET

Taptopia's Digital Show Guide™ Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) - Taptopia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ) and a provider of mobile technology solutions for event organizers, convention centers and their related vendors, today announced that Taptopia's Digital Show Guide™ is now available for BlackBerry Smartphones. 

The BlackBerry version of the Digital Show Guide™ is a native Smartphone App that incorporates similar scheduling and event planning features of the iOS version of Taptopia's Digital Show Guide™. Taptopia's BlackBerry App quickly aids attendees navigate conference schedules, convention exhibitors as well as build their own list of event favorites. The BlackBerry App works with today's most popular BlackBerry platforms running OS 4.6.1. Connectivity is not required.

"Demand for the BlackBerry platform has increased especially over the past few months for our popular Digital Show Guide, so it was the next logical step," commented Michael Foster, EVP of Sales and Marketing for Taptopia. "BlackBerry users have jumped on the App wagon and Taptopia's Digital Show Guide is the App to have at meetings and tradeshows."

In a recent report published by Gartner in Aug 2010, RIM, the manufacturer of BlackBerry Smartphones, sold 11.2M units or 18.2% of the market share in 2Q10. Apple, the manufacturer of iOS Smartphones, sold 8.7M units or 14.2% of the market share in 2Q10. Both manufacturers represent the mass majority of the Smartphones that attendees and exhibitors use at meetings, tradeshows and conventions.

About Taptopia, Inc.

Taptopia, a provider of mobile technology solutions, is headquartered in Dallas, TX and provides its solutions to event organizers, convention centers, and their related vendors. For more information about Taptopia and all of its services, please visit www.Taptopia.com or call 972-479-8822. Taptopia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ).

Safe Harbor Statement: Certain of the statements made in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 27E of the Securities Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause Metiscan's actual results to be materially different from the historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. In addition to statements that explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labeled with the terms "believes," "belief," "intends," "anticipates" or "plans" to be uncertain and forward-looking. The Company does not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this release to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Michael Foster
    Taptopia, Inc.
    (972) 479-8822
    Email Contact

    Investor Relations:
    (407) 389-5900