Pronexus Awarded 2004 Canadian Innovation of the Year
OTTAWA, Canada - Pronexus Inc. announced that it has won the Innovation of the Year Award for 2004. The award, sponsored by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance National Research Council Regional Innovation Forum, was presented during the Canadian Innovation Awards ceremony held at The Smart City Summit.
The award is presented to an organization in recognition of the recent launch of an innovative new product and its impact on the National Capital Region. Impact was measured in economic terms, such as sales, exports and job creation.
Pronexus is the developer of VBVoice, a telephony toolkit, used by thousands of developers around the world to create business critical computer telephony and speech solutions. VBVoice is the only telephony development environment that leverages the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET platform. This allows users to take advantage of existing technology platforms, leverage in-house programming skills and use familiar debugging tools - all integrated in one environment.
Mainstream Software, a service management software firm, has used VBVoice to integrate fax and Interactive Voice Response modules into its existing product, CrossForm. "VBVoice was instrumental in our ability to meet customer needs with one integrated solution," commented Peter Wallace, President of Mainstream Software. "It has helped us win over new customers and make strides into new industries."
CATAAlliance is committed to growing the global competitiveness of its members. The NRC is the Government of Canada's premier organization for research and development. The Regional Innovation Forum was established by NRC in 1996 to remove barriers to innovation in the region and to recognize the spirit of innovation.