Five Québec Companies Receive 2012 Mobiz Awards

Mobiz BUSINESS Awards - Media and Marketing: Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and award recipients Nicolas Baldovini, Lucie Duprat and Maxime St-Pierre from Nurun. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)

Mobiz BUSINESS Award - Technology: Damien Lefebvre from w.illi.am, Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Matyas Gabor from w.illi.am. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)

Panel's Honourable Mention: Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Vincent Séguin from École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)

Mobiz BUSINESS Award - Society: Pierre Lalumière from Société en commandite Stationnement Montréal, Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Ghislain Dallaire from TC Media. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)

Mobiz STARTUP: Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Patrick Gagné from TAG taxi™. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)

MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Ingenio, Loto-Québec's research and development subsidiary, awarded five prizes to showcase the excellence and ingenuity of Québec companies who have set themselves apart in the field of mobile solutions.

Recipients of the three Mobiz BUSINESS Awards, the Mobiz STARTUP Award and the Panel's Honourable Mention were announced during the Mobiz Mobile Congress presented by the Canada Media Fund and organized by Alliance mobilité. The event was held at the Hilton Montréal Bonaventure Hotel.


Mobiz BUSINESS Award - Technology:  
 w.illi.am
"Zeste" chefs' recipe application

Mobiz BUSINESS Awards - Media and Marketing:  
Nurun
"Montreal Impact" application
Mobiz BUSINESS Award - Society:     TC Media


"P$ Service mobile" application
for Stationnement de Montréal

Mobiz STARTUP Award:     
TAG taxi
"TAG taxi" application

Panel's Honourable Mention:   
 Vincent Séguin
"ApplETS" application (Student schedules
and information for École de technologie supérieure)

"The quality and originality of applications we received are excellent indicators of the robustness of Québec's mobile ecosystem as well as of the creative and innovative strength of companies in that growing business sector," said Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, who chaired the selection panel of six Québec mobile industry representatives. The panel was tasked with selecting all award finalists and deciding on winners for the three Mobiz BUSINESS Awards and the Panel's Honourable Mention, while the Mobiz STARTUP Award winner was voted by Mobiz Congress participants after each finalist made a brief presentation of their project.

About Ingenio - Since it was founded in 1998, Ingenio has concentrated on the research and development of new games of chance products and sales methods for world markets. A subsidiary of Loto-Québec, Ingenio has designed and developed innovative mobile applications for its parent public corporation. For more information, visit ingenio-quebec.com.

Image with caption: "Mobiz BUSINESS Awards - Media and Marketing: Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and award recipients Nicolas Baldovini, Lucie Duprat and Maxime St-Pierre from Nurun. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121119_C9529_PHOTO_EN_20902.jpg

Image with caption: "Mobiz BUSINESS Award - Technology: Damien Lefebvre from w.illi.am, Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Matyas Gabor from w.illi.am. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121119_C9529_PHOTO_EN_20904.jpg

Image with caption: "Panel's Honourable Mention: Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Vincent Séguin from École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121119_C9529_PHOTO_EN_20900.jpg

Image with caption: "Mobiz BUSINESS Award - Society: Pierre Lalumière from Société en commandite Stationnement Montréal, Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Ghislain Dallaire from TC Media. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121119_C9529_PHOTO_EN_20906.jpg

Image with caption: "Mobiz STARTUP: Yvon Théorêt, Director of Technologies at Ingenio, and Patrick Gagné from TAG taxi™. (CNW Group/LOTO-QUEBEC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121119_C9529_PHOTO_EN_20898.jpg

SOURCE: LOTO-QUEBEC





For further information:

Jean-Pierre Roy
Corporate Director, Media Relations
Loto-Québec
514-499-5151