Kitchener, Ontario – October 18, 2012 – Miovision Technologies, a leading innovator and provider of intelligent traffic data management solutions, has been named a finalist in the 2012 Junior Achievement Business Spirit Award in the Business of the Year category. Miovision is one of seven finalists in a category that represents the diverse industries and service sectors found in Waterloo region.
This award honours a company that is outstanding in all areas of business, and has a history of demonstrating leading-edge marketing strategies; support of youth throughout the community; high quality standards; and exceptional corporate citizenship. The Junior Achievement Business Spirit awards recognize businesses who have dared to reach beyond the norm and opened their mind to possibility, inspiring others with their creativity and passion along the way.
Founded in 2005 by three university graduates from the University of Waterloo, Miovision’s automated traffic data collection technology captures traffic data that is applied to transportation engineering and infrastructure projects. These projects use traffic data, such as traffic volumes and movements, to measure, manage and fix traffic problems such as congestion, long travel times, carbon emissions and road safety.
Miovision has grown to an international company of 85 employees serving 350 customers in 27 countries spanning five continents. As a success story in Waterloo region, Miovision is committed to giving back to its home community, donating funds, time and talent to non-profit organizations and mentorship/development groups. “Miovision is proud to be a finalist for the Junior Achievement Business of the Year Award,” says Kurtis McBride, CEO and co-founder of Miovision. “We are happy and grateful to have been nominated and selected as a finalist in a category that recognizes those who strive to achieve the impossible through dedication and passion.”
The award winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on November 1, 2012 in Kitchener, Ontario.
About Miovision Technologies
Based out of Kitchener, Ontario, Miovision is a technology organization that creates intelligent traffic data collection solutions to address challenges facing today’s transportation networks. Miovision also has a European office in Cologne, Germany and boasts customers across 5 continents and in over 35 countries. For additional information about Miovision, visit the company page at www.miofrench.wpengine.com.
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