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04 Jun 2018

Four Providers of Canadian Public Safety Solutions Named as IDC Innovators

TORONTO, ON., June 4, 2018 — International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada today published an IDC Innovators report identifying four key emerging technology vendors in the Canadian public safety solutions market with revenue under C$100 million. The four companies named as IDC Innovators are Aware360, HealthIM, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems and Miovision.

"The four vendors profiled here are applying mobile platforms and analytics in helping prevent and respond to accidents and medical emergencies" said Mark Schrutt, Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research at IDC Canada. "These companies are developing technologies that focus on creating public safety tools, including health and safety solutions to reduce the severity and frequency of accidents. We believe the use of these public safety solutions is also critical in Smart City design, autonomous vehicle planning, and similar use cases."

  • Aware360 offers health and safety solutions to protect and prevent worker incidents regardless of their environment.
  • HealthIM offers police tools for responding to mental health crisis situations, directing them to the most appropriate care.
  • Intelligent Mechatronic Systems' DriveSync connected car platform delivers services, analytics and insights to improve transportation safety and driving behavior.
  • Miovision's product portfolio enables cities to assess traffic safety and dynamically optimize transportation.

The report, IDC Innovators: Canadian Public Safety, 2018 ( IDC # CA43235718 ) profiles four emerging technology providers offering public safety solutions using mobile platforms and analytics to meet their goal of preventing and responding to accidents and medical emergencies. This report was published into the IDC Government Insights: Canadian IT Opportunity: Government Program.

About IDC Innovators

IDC Innovators reports present a set of vendors – under $100M in revenue at time of selection -- chosen by an IDC analyst within a specific market that offer an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model. It is not an exhaustive evaluation of all companies in a segment or a comparative ranking of the companies. Vendors in the process of being acquired by a larger company may be included in the report provided the acquisition is not finalized at the time of publication of the report. Vendors funded by venture capital firms may also be included in the report even if the venture capital firm has a financial stake in the vendor’s company. IDC INNOVATOR and IDC INNOVATORS are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. To learn more about IDC, please visit www.idc.com  or follow on Twitter at @IDC  and LinkedIn. To learn more about IDC Canada, please visit www.idc.com/ca  or follow on Twitter at @ idccanada  and LinkedIn.

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For more information, contact:

Mark Schrutt (mschrutt)
mschrutt@idc.com
416-673-2247

AskIDC
askidc@idccanada.com
416-673-2204

Cristina Santander (csantander)
csantander@idc.com
416-673-2235