EXO U announces launch dates for Ormi - New, Easy-To-Use BYOD Teaching Platform Will Launch at BETT, TCEA

MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - EXO U Inc. ("EXO U") (TSXV: EXO), the leader in mobile learning solutions for multi-device learning spaces, today announced launch dates and activities for Ormi, an advanced mobile engagement platform designed to make classroom teaching in BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments easier and better than ever before. Available in multiple languages for limited worldwide distribution, Ormi's first launch takes place Thursday, January 21nd, at the BETT Conference in London, UK.

Ormi, a Greek term which literally translates to "momentum", was engineered from day one with the teacher in mind – to minimize steps and eliminate common interruptions, preserving the teacher's focus and flow so students stay engaged. Ormi introduces a different kind of BYOD management, because it was designed to mimic the way teachers naturally teach – so devices and device management never get in the way of learning. With beautifully simple content sharing and collaboration capabilities, Ormi transforms the BYOD classroom entirely by placing the teacher in complete control. Full platform details will accompany Ormi's next announcement on Thursday.

Ahead of each launch, EXO U will host a digital hub to capture the best ideas, solutions and models from the global education community. Moderated by Ken Royal, educators are invited to participate in the live discussion on twitter and in blogs. EXO U expects the initiative to help check the global pulse on BYOD, and integrate the posts/ideas/input that educators vote up. Listen in on Twitter #BYODedu and follow the discussion or contribute ideas at www.letssolvebyod.com

Launch Dates & Events:


January 20, 2016      

"BETT Listening Day"

Digital event covering the live conversation from educators worldwide.



January 21, 2016     

Ormi International Launch at BETT Conference in London

Back-to-back demonstrations for news media. Contact ibryan@exou.com


February 2, 2016   

"TCEA Listening Day"

Continuation of digital event to capture global education pulse on BYOD.



February 3, 2016     

Ormi North American Launch at TCEA Conference in Austin, Texas

Back-to-back demonstrations for news media. Contact ibryan@exou.com



More will be announced as events and activities unfold.

EXO U CEO Kevin Pawsey stated, "We've been hard at work, strengthening our education team, signing up manufacturing and reseller partnerships, listening in to educator feedback, and diligently testing the platform. We learned a lot, that most teachers struggle with other BYOD solutions because sharing is slow, classroom management tools distract from the lesson, and technical issues drive up costs and complexity. Ormi solves these problems, and many more. Through distribution agreements with Panasonic, QOMO, and others soon to be announced, thousands of teachers will begin the fall term with Ormi already installed in their classrooms."

About EXO U

EXO U's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol EXO. EXO U develops an innovative software platform which enables businesses and educational institutions to securely mobilize and manage their mobile workforce and students by delivering engaging experiences spanning desktop and mobile applications. At the core of EXO U's platform is the smart and agnostic EXO engine that unifies multiple software platforms, allowing devices to interact and communicate seamlessly together. For more information, visit http://www.exou.com and follow us on Twitter @exo_u.

Disclaimer in Regards to Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements included herein, including those that express management's expectations or estimates of EXO U's future performance or future events, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management at this time, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, regulator and competitive uncertainties and contingencies that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. EXO U disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws. For additional information with respect to certain of these and other assumptions and risk factors, please refer to EXO U's management's discussion and analysis for the year ended March 31, 2015 available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For more information please visit www.exou.com.



For further information: For investor inquiries, please contact: Mr. Kevin Pawsey, Chief Executive Officer, EXO U Inc., Phone: (508) 367-1729, E-mail: kpawsey@exou.com; Mr. Shan Ahdoot, President, EXO U Inc., Phone: (480) 313-5983, E-mail: sahdoot@exou.com; For journalist inquiries, please contact: Mr. Ian Bryan, Vice President, Marketing, EXO U Inc., Phone: (678) 373-9263, E-mail: ibryan@exou.com


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