Deals digest: Solace Systems' tech used to improve natural disaster response time in Japan

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Solace Systems, TrueContext, Com Dev and BluMetric among local firms doing deals.

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A Japanese university has selected Solace Systems’ messaging solution to help monitor the country’s public infrastructure. The University of Aizu will use the local firm’s technology to monitor roads, bridges and buildings across Japan. The initiative aims to accelerate the response to and recovery from natural disasters.

A large American sandwich store chain has chosen software from TrueContext Mobile Solutions Corp. to improve the efficiency of its restaurant inspections. PrimoHoagies – which has more than 95 stores across the United States – will use TrueContext’s ProntoForms solution to help staff fill out inspections as well as access and share documents with other inspectors and head office.

Com Dev International Inc.’s European subsidiary has been awarded a contract worth approximately $18.8 million to develop radio frequency electronics equipment for an unnamed major international satellite manufacturer. Com Dev, an Ontario-based space firm with Ottawa operations, will carry out the contract at its United Kingdom facility. The work is expected to take about two and a half years.

BluMetric Environmental Inc. has been awarded a $1 million contract to supply wastewater treatment equipment to a municipality in New York. With this contract, the municipality will install three different configurations of BluMetric’s technology, and after a half-year assessment period will decide whether to use the solution for the whole facility. The complete retrofitting of the rest of the facility would cost an additional $7 million.

Organizations: TrueContext Mobile Solutions

Geographic location: United States

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