Toronto, ON – ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT”) (TSX-V:ART OTCQB:ARHTF), creators of digital human holograms called HumaGrams™, wins the inaugural ‘Wildeboer Dellelce Award for Best in Show’ at the Cantech 2015 Investment Conference on January 15th, 2015.
The annual technology exhibition, which is held each year at the Metro Toronto Convention Center is a showcase for Canadian Technology development and features some of the fastest growing companies in the sector. ARHT had a significant presence at the exhibition, alongside big technology names as well as the sponsors of the 2015 event – TSX, Wildeboer Dellelce, Difference Capital, PI Financial, Haywood Securities and Paradigm Capital.
At the event, which saw attendance of over 1,200 people were a large number of institutional and retail investors as well as a good media turnout; evidencing the fact that the technology sector is what people are looking to for growth. ARHT had a significant presence at the event, with live demonstrations of their 3D HumaGrams™ and the ARHT Display Products™ that generate them.
“ARHT Media knocked it out of the park at the Cantech’15 Investment Conference. Their presentations were slick and engaging and their tradeshow exhibit created a full-day buzz for the investors. This is an exciting company,” said Jay Martin, President of Cambridge House, producers of the Cantech Conference.
Paul Duffy, CEO of ARHT, who also was one of the participants in the panel discussion tilted The New Age of Digital Media: How digital media is taking our lives into the future, said, “Being a part of Cantech 2015 was a rewarding experience for ARHT Media. The conference met all of our expectations – it was well organized and attracted a great profile of visitors that promise to be potential leads. The other exhibitors at the event were excellent and the panel events brought lively discussion to the platform. We are extremely pleased with our decision to participate.”
The interactive nature of HumaGrams™ brought a large number of visitors to the booth, including media. ARHT’s booth at Cantech, and a full demo of what HumaGrams™ can do, was covered in an interview with Paul Duffy by Space Channel’s Morgan Hoffman for the show InnerSpace.
The interview is available at: http://www.space.ca/InnerSpace?vid=535455
InnerSpace is the Space Channel’s flagship show, a daily entertainment talk show that covers film, television, video games, technology, comic books, gadgets and more. InnerSpace gives its audience access to the people, places, and things inside genre that they’ve grown to love.
Speaking of the Best in Show award, Robert Fonn, Partner, Wildeboer Dellelce, said, “We were thrilled to once again be the exclusive legal sponsor of the Cantech Investment Conference in Toronto. The show continues to grow and exceed our expectations in all areas of technology investment in Canada. There was no shortage of innovation at this year’s Cantech Investment Conference but ARHT Media Inc.’s presentation of its leading edge HumaGram and multidimensional display technology came out on top. We are very proud to have selected ARHT as the recipient of this year’s inaugural Best in Show award.”
“ARHT Media Inc. was clearly a deserving winner of the inaugural Wildeboer Dellelce Award for the Best in Show,” said Nick Waddell, Founder and Editor at Cantech Letter, Canada’s leading online technology publication “The company raised the bar with a presentation that all exhibitors will strive to meet next year.”
About ARHT Media
ARHT Media Inc. creates HumaGrams™, the most believable and interactive human holograms. HumaGrams™ are generated using patented Augmented Reality Holographic Technology (ARHT™), which is a scalable, repeatable and transportable form of 3D without the use of special glasses. This unique platform makes it possible for people to engage with HumaGrams™, opening up a wide range of applications from interactive retail displays, tradeshow booths, presentations, live shows and concerts. These can be integrated into multiple forms of proximity and mobile marketing tactics to connect with an audience, drive sales efforts and create memorable experiences.
ARHT Media Inc. was co-founded in 2012, by Rene Bharti (Chairman), and entertainer Paul Anka (Chairman, Board of Advisors). The company is supported by a diverse and seasoned Management team spearheaded by its CEO Paul Duffy, a global entrepreneur and creator of the Digital Human Experience in online, mobile and holographic communications. The ARHT team brings decades of experience from fields including entertainment, technology, marketing and finance. Advisors to the company include the likes of Larry King, Jason Bateman, Richard “Skip” Bronson, Michael Bublé, Carlos Slim, Irving Azoff and Kevin O’Leary.
ARHT Media trades under the symbol ART on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange, and on the OTCQB Exchange under the symbol ARHTF.
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