Who’s doing deals in Ottawa?

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Solink, OSEG, Ciena Corp. and Telepin Software are among the local companies announcing new agreements.

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Ottawa-based startup Solink has formed a partnership with California’s Hikvision. The agreement will integrate Solink’s contextual video analytics software with Hikvision’s embedded recording devices. "Our customers are interested in maximizing the use of video intelligence to protect business assets and increase revenue," Jeffrey He, president Hikvision USA, said in a press release. "Our association with Solink opens a new level of enhanced video analytics and content analysis that will redefine the use and value of stored and live video recordings." Solink was recently named one of OBJ’s Startups to Watch.

The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group has formed a partnership with Levy Restaurants that will see the Chicago-based company provide food services at TD Place, the new stadium at Lansdowne Park. The company provides food services at several large stadiums and events in the United States.

Maryland-based Ciena Corp., which has a large presence in Ottawa, has signed a deal with the Colorado Department of Transportation to upgrade the agency’s fiber optic network, which connects to sensors and devices along highways. The upgrade will allow the agency to have up to 1,500 devices. That includes “traffic cameras, traffic message signs, speed sensors and weather monitoring devices. Adding more connected devices will enable CDOT to better manage the transportation system, thereby reducing congestion and crashes,” the company said in a press release.

Ottawa-based mobile payments company Telepin Software has signed a deal with Cable & Wireless Panama to build a mobile financial services system. The system, called Movil Cash, will allow Cable & Wireless customers to add airtime and pay bills with their phones. It will also support local money transfers between mobile phones.

Organizations: Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, Levy Restaurants, TD Place Ciena Corp. Department of Transportation Telepin Software Cable Wireless Panama

Geographic location: California, Ottawa, Lansdowne Park United States Colorado

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