STOCKHOLM, March 24 /PRNewswire/ --

- Context-Aware Mobile Platform Supplier Wins Top Accolade From Logica

Logica announced today that Appear was this year's winner of the Global Innovation Venture Partner Programme (GIVPP) 2009, a key global event that occurred across eight countries, where Logica sought to identify the best Innovation Partner after reviewing 520 technology companies around the world.

This programme has always been about recognising innovation and talent that exists in different companies, says GBS Bindra, Global Innovation Director, Logica. Appear demonstrated a technology that has a myriad of possibilities for our varied base of customers. In today's environment, organisations need to deliver exceptional value to their customers. With Appear IQ we see tremendous potential in helping organisations to save costs, develop new business and revenue models as well as enhance the overall customer experience. We look forward to collaboratively working with Appear in bringing innovation to the door steps of our customer.

Appear has already developed success stories such as the mobile workforce deployments of Dutch Rail and Paris Subway. As GIVPP 2009 Global Winner, Appear will work closely with Logica teams around the world in order to develop similar business opportunities across various industries.

We are honoured to be selected as this year's recipient of the Global Innovation Venture Partner Programme Award, says Xavier Aubry, CEO Appear. Receiving this accolade from Logica, the undisputed leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions, is a significant milestone for us. We have initially been developing our vision of innovative context-aware mobile services in the travel and transport sector. Now, with Logica's support, we can reach out to a wide range of industries such as public sector, healthcare or utilities. Tomorrow, thousands of mobile workers and millions of consumers will be using context-aware mobile services through their day without even realizing it.

GIVP 2009 emphasises Logica's support for the governance of IT and Business Innovation by ensuring real innovation is brought to market in the right way and delivers actual business benefits to an organisation. This reiterates Logica's reputation as an enabler of change, and continuous efforts to spark new possibilities for the future through partnership.

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Press Contact: Appear Angela J. Hepburn Be-SR SARL Media Relations +33-6-84-81-51-56 Logica Suma Boby +44-7595-612-180

Press Contact: Appear, Angela J. Hepburn, Be-SR SARL Media Relations, +33-6-84-81-51-56, Logica: Suma Boby, +44-7595-612-180,