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Kognitiv Spark Recognized as Finalist for 2019 Mixed Reality Partner of the Year Award

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Kognitiv Spark today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2019
Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner of the Year Award. The company was
honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating
excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based
on Microsoft technology.

“We’re so proud to be recognized as a finalist for this award because it
validates our signature approach of never stopping at good enough,” says
Yan Simard, CEO of Kognitiv Spark. “It reinforces our position as a
world-class mixed reality worker support platform and is a testament to
our dedication to empowering workers with the autonomy and confidence to
perform their best. We could not have come this far without the
collaboration and support from Microsoft, our clients, and the rest of
our network and partners.”

The company delivers industrial worker support software designed for the
Microsoft HoloLens, leveraging augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality
(MR). The company recently announced a partnership with the Royal
Canadian Navy to test drive a Mixed Reality Remote Assistant Support
(MIRRAS) system as part of a project that aims to improve maintenance
and repairs aboard active naval vessels.

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a
set of more than 2,900 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Kognitiv
Spark was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in

The Mixed Reality Partner of the Year Award recognizes a partner that
has designed, developed, and deployed a solution that helps customers
accelerate their digital transformation using MR technology and Azure

“It’s an honor to recognize finalists and winners of the Microsoft 2019
Partner of the Year Awards,” said Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice
President, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “These companies are
successfully leading their industries, building intelligent solutions,
addressing complex business challenges and making more possible for
customers around the world. I’m honored to congratulate each winner and

In 2018, Kognitiv Spark won a Microsoft IMPACT award for Innovation with
Hardware. They were also awarded a NATO Defence Innovation Challenge
award for Mobile Apps for Defence Users and the Atlantic Canada
Aerospace and Defence Association Industry Excellence Award.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners
that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions
during the past year.

About Kognitiv Spark:

Kognitiv Spark is a global leader for industrial task support software.
Partnered with leading hardware providers, they use augmented and mixed
reality to deliver holographic worker support with interactive 3D
content, artificial intelligence, and live IoT data.

Kognitiv Spark’s mission is to empower workers to achieve more with
operational productivity, primarily in industrial manufacturing,
aerospace and defence, and the oil and gas sectors. They believe in
human potential – and that with the power of technology, everyday people
can achieve extraordinary things.