COLUMBIA, Md. (March 27, 2015) – BTS Software Solutions, a leading software development company that uses technology to create impactful solutions for our community’s real and complex communications problems, announced that it has won the 2015 Innovator Award, part of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC)’s 10th Annual TechAwards.

“We are very proud to present this year’s Innovator Award to BTS Software Solutions. This award is given to a regional tech company that has proven its dedication, vision, and ability to make things happen by working with a sustained, strategic business plan that has enabled it to steadily grow into a player in the area’s tech industry,” says Kris Valerio Shock, Executive Director of CRTC. “Our mission is to represent the region’s technology community, focusing the strength and influence of this growing sector on issues important to the future of the technology companies in the area.”

BTS Software Solutions uses cutting-edge technology solutions to make a positive impact on the community, bringing its expertise in four areas of expertise: Government Solutions, Commercial Solutions, Verb8tm©, and Research and Development (R&D). With its cross-sector solutions, the company utilizes skills and knowledge from each domain to synthesize offerings and build strong, comprehensive products. BTS Software Solutions employs a unique mix of young and energetic entrepreneurial minds and highly-skilled R&D professionals, who hold PhDs in their fields with 30 patents and peer-reviewed articles, to create sustainable and meaningful innovation that better serves the community.

Showcasing this synergistic approach, BTS Software Solutions has recently unveiled its newest advancement called Verb8tm©. Verb8tm© provides accurate and affordable transcripts and near real-time speech-to-text captions to address problems across multiple sectors. By creating readable information for audio programming, live video content, academia, and conferences, the company is able to turn audio content into text, making it accessible to those who are deaf and hard-of-hearing and giving businesses a new way to remonetize existing content. As part of its hiring strategy for Verb8tm©, the company offers highly paid and skilled jobs that can be done virtually to university students, wounded warriors, veterans, and homebound handicapped individuals.

“We are honored to be selected as the winner of the 2015 CRTC Innovator Award,” says David Tohn, CEO of BTS Software Solutions. “Receiving this coveted award truly validates our hard work. Our team is dedicated to providing innovative solutions, elegant designs, and great engineering that is accessible and cost-effective. We congratulate all the 2015 finalists and award recipients, and we look forward to developing new partnerships while continuing to provide advanced technology solutions that solve real-world issues.”

About BTS Software Solutions

BTS Software Solutions is a team of service-minded professionals who create impactful solutions for our community’s real and complex communications problems. As a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, BTS Software Solutions holds Service to our Community as its core value. From serving Warfighters to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, it believes that good companies provide good service to those in need. BTS Software Solutions’ creative and energetic engineers and PhDs lead their fields with 30 patents and peer-reviewed articles. Its portfolio includes mobile technologies, advanced applications, enterprise-wide development, and applied research in cognitive science, speech-to-text technology, and cutting-edge data compression technologies. For more information, please visit