Urbanimmersive Technologies Inc.
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Urbanimmersive Technologies Inc.

January 28, 2015 14:39 ET

Urbanimmersive Technologies Inc. Presents its 2013-2014 Consolidated Financial Results

HIGHLIGHTS

- Awarded a contract in September 2014 for the development of a real estate immersive portal for the APCHQ, the largest home builders association in Canada ;

- Launched www.avu3d.com, a real estate portal dedicated to the Corporation's immersive virtual tours;

- Completed 2 rounds of financing totalling $1,348,116, and a subsequent round of $500,000 in October 2014;

- Developed 2 new web platforms dedicated to the real estate market which were launched during December 2014;

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Urbanimmersive Technologies Inc. ("Urbanimmersive Technologies") (TSX VENTURE:UI), today presented its audited consolidated financial results, including those of Urbanimmersive Inc. ("Urbanimmersive" and, collectively with Urbanimmersive Technologies, the "Corporation"), its wholly owned subsidiary, for the year ended September 30, 2014.

"The 2013-2014 financial year was marked by sustained efforts to commercialize the Corporation's immersive technology in the real estate market " said Ghislain Lemire, President and CEO Urbanimmersive Technologies. "In this regard, during the second quarter of the financial year, the Corporation has launched a new real estate portal (www.avu3d.com) presenting exclusively immersive tours of properties for sale. The main objective of the portal is to promote the immersive technology of the Corporation. The mediatisation of the portal was initially supported by a television campaign. The new portal is a success and is used by a large number of visitors each month. Ultimately, the Corporation wishes to monetize traffic of home searchers using the web site."

"The www.avu3d.com portal has also served as model of success for the APCHQ (the Association of Professional Construction and Housing of Quebec). Indeed, following the launch, Urbanimmersive has been mandated to develop a similar web site for the Association (www.apchq3d.com). The delivery of the portal was done during the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. The APCHQ, with 17,000 members, is supporting the marketing of its portal with an intensive television campaign bringing an excellent visibility for the immersive technology of the Corporation."

"Two new platforms have been launched during the last quarter of the fiscal year 2013-2014: a transactional marketplace allowing real estate agent booking and paying of photographers online as well as a fully immersive blog platform."

"The Marketplace has been well received by the market and discussions are underway with partners of the Corporation for the integration of the solution into their business processes. The Marketplace is a productivity solution for real estate professionals. It simplifies the booking and billing process related to photographers' services. For Urbanimmersive, it allows to monetize the transaction between the subscribers and to promote its immersive virtual tours."

"For its part, the new fully immersive real estate blog platform (see www.urbanimmersive.com) shows encouraging results. Traffic on the blog posts is generated from search engines, viral nature of social networks and referrals from web sites using the Corporation's immersive technology. The immersive technology of Urbanimmersive is well-suited for its application in a blog context. The high quality of images used in immersive tours and the no download time to start an immersive experience are important criteria on the web and on smartphones. Those aspects increase reader engagement and increase the potential of advertising monetization."

"The demand for blog content is currently a strong trend on the web. The real estate market is no exception to this trend. Combined with the benefits of immersive images, the new blog platform of the Corporation has a clear differentiator for real estate portals wishing to integrate a blog on their websites. In this regard, discussions are currently underway with Urbanimmersive partners to integrate the new blog platform in their real estate portals."

"With these two new platforms Urbanimmersive is well positioned to seize new business opportunities related to the production of real estate marketing content."

"The Corporation has financed its business development initiatives through three successful fundraising totalizing $1,848,116 of which $500,000 was finalized in October 2014, just days after the 2014 fiscal year end. La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, two other institutional funds and Directors of the Corporation have participated to those rounds."

Selected Financial Information

September 30, 2014 September 30, 2013
$ $
Revenue 650,740 885,886
Cost of sales 694,490 758,493
Gross profit (43,750 ) 127,393
Operating expenses 1,605,254 2,122,312
Other expenses 34,054 1,314,164
Net loss and comprehensive loss (1,683,058 ) (3,309,083 )
Assets 762,959 1,210,894
Liabilities 665,186 759,405
Equity 97,773 (451,489 )

Operating Results

The Corporation's revenues have decreased from $885,886 to $650,740 a decrease of $235,146 or 26,.5%. This decrease is mainly due to a reduction in 3D product revenues of $261,022 due to sales efforts that have been focused on the deployment of AVU3D® immersive visits in the real estate market with affiliated real estate agencies.

The Corporation incurred a gross loss of $43,750 or 6.72% compared to achieving a gross profit of $127,392 or 14.38% for the same period in 2013, a decrease of $ 171,142 or 21.1%. This decrease in gross margin is due to the fact that the Corporation had to bear the production costs of AVU3D® immersive tours while revenue recognition will only take place if there is a sale of the property. The Corporation withdrew its risk free offer in the third quarter 2014, since the revenue recognition occurs when the immersive tour is produce.

Operating expenses totalled $1,605,254 compared to $2,122,312 for the same period of 2013, a decrease of $517,058.or 24.36% due to a decrease in selling expenses of $26,580, to a decrease in Administrative expenses of $469,074 and in research and development expenses of $21,404.

Other expenses totalled $34,054 compared to $1,341,164 for the same period of 2013, a decrease of $1,280,110. This decrease is due to the recognition in 2013 of a stock listing exchange expense of $1,181,417, and of a loss on amendment of a convertible debenture of $99,187. These elements are directly related to the completion of the Qualifying Transaction of the Corporation.

Quarterly Result Trends (in thousands of $)

The operating results for each of the last eight quarters are presented in the following table. Management considers that the information for each of those quarters was determined in the same way as for our audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended September 30, 2014.

Results
(Consolidated)
Results
(Consolidated)
2014 2013
Q4 Q3 Q2 Q1 Q4 Q3 Q2 Q1
$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $
Revenue 140 155 202 154 218 152 179 337
Gross profit (loss) (1 ) 1 (4 ) (40 ) 43 (74 ) 3 155
Operating loss (314 ) (373 ) (499 ) (497 ) (659 ) (614 ) (532 ) (1,504 )
Basic and diluted net loss per Common Share (0.017 ) (0.020 ) (0.028 ) (0.037 ) (0.047 ) (0.040 ) (0.040 ) (0.113 )

Liquidity, Capital Resources and Sources of Financing

As of September 30, 2014, the Corporation had a cash position of $50,781 and a working capital deficiency of $372,880, compared to a working capital deficiency of $188,557 as of September 30, 2013, a decrease of $184,323. This decrease is mainly due to the decrease in trade and other receivables which were $150,151 at September 30, 2014 compared to $324,971 at September 30, 2013 a decrease of $174,820.

The Corporation manages its capital structure and brings about adjustments related to changes in the economic environment and underlying risks of its assets. To preserve or modify its capital structure and to carry on the development and commercialization of technology and fulfill its various financial obligations, the Corporation may issue additional common shares or negotiate new loans.

The Corporation has prepared a budget for 2015 using assumptions that management considers reasonable. Achieving budgeted results depends mainly on the increase of sales, compliance with the gross operating margin forecast and control of general and administrative expenses. Management expects to meet its budget and have sufficient liquidity to fund its operations at least beyond September 30, 2015 following the financing of $500,000 finalized on October 23, 2014. Although management believes it has developed action plans to manage liquidity risk and operational, there is no assurance that these measures will be successful.

About Urbanimmersive

Headquartered in Laval, Quebec, the Corporation is a leading-edge digital media Corporation that combines its innovative immersive technology with high quality visual content to offer, in the real estate online, offline and mobile advertising markets, digital media visual content immersive solutions. The Corporation also licenses its full suite of software and technology to channel partners in other markets. The Corporation currently has 16 employees.

The Corporation is a one stop shop for visual content digital media in the real estate market. Its customers consist of residential, commercial and industrial realtors, brokers and home builders to whom the Corporation offers an innovative and unique immersive technology which products are utilized for real estate online, offline and mobile advertising, as well as a large range of visual content services.

The Corporation's visual content services include the production of 3D drawings, images and 3D animations, interactive color changing application and 3D online immersive environments.

AVU3D®, the Corporation's immersive multimedia technology, produces 3D immersive environments of real and future building assets through which vendors and customers can interact online, either with one another or with objects present in the virtual environment, as if they were fully immersed in it. The Corporation's comprehensive suite of software related to its AVU3D® immersive technology enables its partners and advertisers to add elements such as hotspots containing links, videos, and gaming elements. It allows for an engaging immersive user experience therefore providing a better multimedia and interactive experience for internet users.

The Corporation has a limited direct sales force; however, it reaches the real estate market through specialized resellers including architectural photographers, virtual tour providers, web site producers, architects and marketing communication agencies.

The Corporation's immersive technology is also applied to other markets such as, but not limited to, serious games, advergames, security, building and facility management and business advertising. The Corporation reaches other market segments through channel partners with which it enters into license agreements enabling them to integrate Urbanimmersive's immersive multimedia technology into their business strategy as a value added offer to their customers.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements and are subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The results or events predicted in these forward-looking statements may differ materially from actual results or events. As a result, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. For additional information with respect to certain of these and other assumptions and risk factors, please refer to the Corporation's MD&A dated January 27, 2015 and filed with the Canadian securities commissions. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release represent our expectations as of the date hereof. We disclaim any intention and assume no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States or to any U.S. Persons. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the securities laws of any state of the United States of America and may not be offered or sold within the United States of America or its territories or possessions unless pursuant to an exception therefrom.

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