Wi-LAN, Amika Mobile and Gabriel Pizza are among the local companies announcing new agreements.
Ottawa-based Wi-LAN (TSX:WIN) has signed three new patent-management deals. The patent-management firm has finalized a licensing agreement with Toshiba. The agreement, which was first announced in early January, will end litigation between the two companies. A WiLAN subsidiary has acquired a patent portfolio for automotive headlight technology. In a seperate deal, a WiLAN subsidiary has signed a licensing agreement with what it describes as a “wireless carrier in the United States.” The patents are related to wireless network management.
The City of Ottawa has picked local company Amika Mobile to provide an emergency mass notification system for the city’s emergency operations centre. The Amika Mobility Server will be integrated with several other systems developed by other companies “to ensure the City of Ottawa emergency management personnel can provide rapid response in a wide range of critical and emergency situations," said Sue Abu-Hakima, the company’s president and CEO, in a press release.
Ottawa-based Gabriel Pizza has signed a deal with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group that will see its pizza sold at TD Place, the new stadium at Lansdowne Park. The deal will also see the company named the “official pizza” of the facility and OSEG’s sports teams.