May 23, 2017

Zedi’s LPWA Technology Receives 2017 Outstanding Product Achievement Award at CATA Innovation Leadership Gala


Lf to Rt:  Michel Rod, Associate Dean of the Sprott School of Business, James Freeman, CTO & President, New Ventures, Zedi, John Reid, CEO, CATAAlliance

Calgary, AB  – Zedi Inc. has been awarded the 2017 Outstanding Product Achievement Award by the Canadian Advanced Technology Association (CATA) and Sprott School of Business at Carlton University. Zedi has been recognized for its new low power wide area technology (LPWAN) capabilities as part of their Internet of Things (IoT) Platform.

Annually, CATA and its partners recognize a Canadian organization for outstanding technology engineering development, which has resulted in a world-class product or family of products. The product will have proven itself in operation, design and market success and will have enhanced Canada’s international reputation for innovation and excellence.

“This award recognizes Zedi’s ongoing skill in identifying and integrating useful emerging technologies to create practical solutions for customers,” said James Freeman, CTO and President, New Ventures at Zedi. “LPWA technology in particular will be a key enabler of the IIoT, and Zedi is proud to be on the forefront of introducing this technology not only to our customer base in Oil & Gas, but also into other attractive growth sectors of our economy.”

The CATA Awards are held on Wednesday, May 17 in Ottawa, to celebrate the best in Canadian innovation and outstanding achievement. Zedi would like to congratulate all the other recipients of awards for their achievements.

“Our Award winners and finalists have each demonstrated significant leadership as role models for the development of commercially successful enterprises in Canada,” said John Reid, CATA President.  We are is proud to act as an advocate for them, to share their stories, and to provide a platform of programs and services to assist in fostering their growth.”

Zedi adds the 2017 Product Achievement Award to their growing list of recognition of innovation and success including the 2015 TechRev – Innovator Award, the 2015 IoT Evolution Excellence Award and the 2014 ASTech – Outstanding Commercial Achievement Award.

About Zedi

Zedi is a leading oil and gas technology and services company in the field of production operations. Through technology backed by expert consultation and services, we help our customers realize their potential production. With our unique combination of award-winning automation, data management and field and professional services, we offer complete solutions for the challenges our customers encounter.

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