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Info Touch Technologies Partners with Compaq Computer Corp. to Supply Web-Enabled Kiosks to Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Burnaby, BC, February 19, 2002 – Info Touch Technologies Corp, (IFT: CDNX), the world’s premiere clicks and mortar solution provider, and Compaq Canada Corp., a leading global provider of enterprise technology and solutions, are pleased to announce their partnership to supply Fisheries and Oceans Canada with 14 web-enabled terminals. Through this initiative, Info Touch and Compaq deliver virtual kiosk technology to enhance public access to online government information and services on designated Fisheries and Oceans and other federal government sites.
“We are thrilled to have been chosen by Fisheries and Oceans Canada as their prime kiosk solution provider for their initiative,” said Hamed Shahbazi, chairman and CEO of Burnaby, B.C. based Info Touch Technologies. “This initiative validates Info Touch’s proven track record in delivering secure digital content to points of influence utilizing our flagship kiosk management and security software, Surfnet Premiere, and Compaq’s award winning hardware solutions.”
“Compaq Canada recognizes the advantages of Internet enabled kiosks and we are extremely pleased to be working with Info Touch to complete this project,” said Ralph Hyatt, vice president Access Business Group, Compaq Canada. “The work with Fisheries and Oceans Canada empowers Canadians to interact with government and gain access to the most advanced electronic government network available.”
About Info Touch
Info Touch is North America’s leading provider of kiosk software based security and management solutions. Surfnet Premiere, its flagship software platform, is the Fortune 1000’s preferred solution for public access. Established in 1997, Info Touch provisions premiere kiosk technology solutions that help drive bottom-line benefits through the convergence of on and offline operations. Current Info Touch clients include Cable and Wireless (Caribbean), MCI WorldCom, Telmex, Chapters Indigo, Future Shop / Best Buy, Macs/Couchetard, Phillips Petroleum, Fairmont Hotels, Chase Manhattan Bank, Merrill Lynch / HSBC, the U.S. Army, Marines Corps and Navy.
Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is a leading global provider of technology and solutions. Compaq designs, develops, manufactures, and markets hardware, software, solutions, and services, including industry-leading enterprise computing solutions, fault-tolerant business-critical solutions, and communications products, commercial desktop and portable products, and consumer PCs that are sold in more than 200 countries. Information on Compaq and its products and services is available at Compaq
With headquarters and distribution facilities in Richmond Hill, Compaq Canada Corp. employs a workforce of 3,500 people located in 41 offices across Canada, including Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, London, Mississauga, Markham, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax and St. John's. With the exception of its larger scale technologies and services, Compaq products and services are sold and supported through a network of more than 1,200 marketing partners across the country.
About the Fisheries and Oceans Canada initiative
The Fisheries and Oceans Canada initiative aimed at providing citizens with enhanced access to its web-based information. Their solution included the installation and maintenance of 14 web-enabled kiosks. More information about Fisheries and Oceans Canada can be found on their web site at Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Info Touch Technologies Corp. Contacts
Behshad Hastibakhsh, Media Relations
Tel: 604-298-4636, Ext. 250
Toll Free: 888-679-3322
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Compaq Canada Contacts
John Lewis, Investor Relations
Toll Free: 877-600-6001
Manager, Corporate & Public Relations
Compaq Canada Corp.
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