MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 12, 2016) - VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ" or "VIQ Solutions") (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that VIQ, in conjunction with partners Digital Voice Processing of South Africa, has been awarded two new secure digital capture and management contracts in Nigeria and Mauritius.

"An increasing number of customers in Africa and the Middle East are recognizing the superiority of the secure VIQ technology platform, with our emphasis on cybersecurity, data privacy and integrated workflow management," said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions Inc. "We are seeing increased sales activity in law enforcement, courts and hearings in those regions as customer demand shifts to secure platforms with advanced feature sets and sophisticated management technologies."

The Nigerian contract calls for the installation of VIQ's digital court recording solution in multiple courtrooms, with remote stations for playback and transcription of court proceedings.

The Mauritius win relates to an ongoing environmental appeals tribunal. The VIQ recording platform will be installed across multiple locations to capture and manage proceedings.

Both contracts were won by long-time VIQ partner Digital Voice Processing of South Africa.

"These two new customer wins are indicative of the larger advanced digital modernization movement that is underway in the region, with an emphasis on security, connectivity and advanced workflow features," said David Tilling, VIQ's Regional Sales Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. "With an established, knowledgeable partner in Digital Voice Processing, the VIQ footprint in Africa continues to grow amongst sophisticated customers who require advanced digital workflow solutions as part of their overall modernization initiatives."

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About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is the leading technology and service platform provider for digital evidence capture and content management. Our secure modular software allows customers to onboard the VIQ platform at any stage of their organization's digitization, from the capture of digital content from video and audio devices through to online collaboration, mobility, data analytics and integration with sensors, facial recognition, speech recognition and case management or patient record systems. VIQ's technology leads the industry in security, meeting the highest international standards for digital/cyber security and privacy, including military and medical regulations.

Our solutions are in use in over 20 countries with tens of thousands of users in over 200 government and private agencies including law enforcement, immigration, medical, legal, insurance, courts, and transportation and transcription services. VIQ also provides end to end transcription services to several large government agencies through our Australia-based reporting and transcription partners. VIQ operates worldwide with partners like security integrators, audio-video specialists, and hardware and data storage suppliers. Managing digital media evidence is what we do, and we do it better than anyone else. For more information about VIQ Solutions, please visit

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Contact Information:

Sebastien Paré
President and Chief Executive Officer
VIQ Solutions
(905) 948-8266 ext. 221