EXO U’s Ormi Teaching Platform Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist for Best Post-secondary Learning Content Solution

CODiE winners to be announced May 18, 2016
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CODiE winners to be announced May 18, 2016

CODiE winners to be announced May 18, 2016

(MONTREAL, CANADA) April 13, 2016 - EXO U Inc. (“EXO U” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: EXO), a software development company, today announced that Ormi, the company’s mobile device teaching platform for schools, was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards (the “CODiE Awards”) in the Best Post-secondary Learning Content Solution category.

The CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The CODiE Awards include 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology. Ormi was named as one of the 160 finalists across 29 education technology categories.

Winners will be announced during a virtual award ceremony on May 18, 2016. The top honor of best overall educational product will be presented at the Education Industry Symposium, the nation’s leading education technology conference, in Denver on July 26, 2016.

Ormi (meaning “momentum” in Greek) was engineered with the natural classroom experience in mind – to minimize steps and eliminate common interruptions, thereby preserving the teacher’s focus and flow so that students stay engaged. With beautifully simple content sharing and collaboration capabilities, Ormi quickens BYOD (bring your own device) integration into instruction.

“We are delighted to be a finalist in the prestigious CODiE Award process for 2016,” said Kevin Pawsey, CEO of EXO U. “Having been lucky enough to be a winner with previous companies and products, I know this recognition will greatly help Ormi’s position in the higher education marketplace to compliment the traction we are seeing in K-12 with our distribution partners in the United States and Europe.”

Mr. Pawsey added, “We have worked diligently to understand the needs of instructors and students in post-secondary and K-12 education, and I think this attention to providing the right tools for the right activity is reflected in the judges’ positive comments. I am proud of the entire EXO U team for working so diligently in the last five months to build a great product and now seeing that translate into a really relevant solution.”

“Every year the list of CODiE Award finalists is a case study of how the ed tech industry is using new technologies in combination with knowledge about how people learn to respond to customer needs. They’re opening doors for learners of all ages,” said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of Education Technology Industry Network.

Details about each finalist are listed at http://www.siia.net/codie/Finalists.

About EXO U

EXO U’s shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol EXO.V. EXO U develops an innovative software platform, which enables businesses and educational institutions to securely mobilize and manage their mobile workforce and students by delivering engaging experiences spanning desktop and mobile applications. At the core of EXO U’s platform is the smart and agnostic EXO engine that unifies multiple software platforms, allowing devices to interact and communicate seamlessly together. It enables true mobility for businesses and educational organizations by solving important mobility issues such as security, privacy, collaboration, and management of application and content. EXO U’s technology agnostic framework delivers to end users a safe, reliable, and intuitive smart workspace designed for connecting with people, accessing services, and sharing information and digital content, while requiring minimal infrastructure and optional Internet connectivity. It simplifies management of the entire application lifecycle, freeing the organizations to focus on building engaging apps that work across different operating systems and form factors, thus increasing productivity for developers and reducing total cost of ownership for organizations. By offering an engaging and exceptional user experience on all computing devices, without compromising security or protected information, the EXO U enterprise and education solutions allow organizations to embrace consumerization and enjoy all the benefits of mobile. For more information, visit http://www.exou.com and follow us on Twitter @exo_u.

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