Calgary, Alberta – NovaTeqni Corporation (“NovaTeqni” or the “Company“) (TSXV – NTQ: OTCQB – NVTQF) is pleased to announce that NovaTeqni is presenting blockchain capable mobile census data capture device prototypes at the International Population Conference (“IPC”) in Cape Town, South Africa October 29, 2017 to November 4, 2017. The conference is being hosted by Statistics South Africa on behalf of the Republic of South Africa. The devices will be shown at the Novus Holdings (“Novus”) booth. Novus is a major marketing partner for Novateqni in the elections and civil registrations area’s.
These new devices are ideal for quick and easy census taking using computer aided interviewing methodologies. The new devices also address typical challenges which census organizations face when deploying and using mobile census data collection methodologies. The devices will be blockchain capable to meet current and future census organization needs.
The aim of the IPC is to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues amongst government and non-governmental institutions. This international event draws some 1,700 population scholars, policy makers, and government officials from around the world to discuss the latest population research and debate pressing global and regional population issues.
Gerhard Mynhardt, CEO of Novateqni stated, “We are very pleased to be invited by a world class partner to showcase these leading edge civil products to such a large audience. We would also like to propose that organizations tasked with census statistics production consider blockchain distributed ledger methodologies which can potentially provide high quality data, security and convenience for reporting households and enumerators while reducing cost. It can further improve the quality and security of internet based data collection”