Surveillance technologies and innovation at the gaming tables

While attending a Loto-Québec reverse pitch that revealed the IT challenges facing gaming houses around the world, the founders of HookMotion, a company specializing in computer vision and artificial intelligence, took the ball and ran with it, bringing innovation at the gaming tables by developing the TableMotion solution.

In this interview, Loupin Gagné, head of communications for the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l’information, talks to Dominic Morin-Proulx, co-founder and chief operating officer of HookMotion.

Surveillance technologies and innovation at the gaming tables are the focus of this interview with Dominic Morin-Proulx, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at HookMotion.

Innovation at the gaming tables

TableMotion uses computer vision to help track gaming tables. To date, this is still a manual operation, which is very costly for casinos and gaming houses.

Innovation at the gaming tables. Simulation of TableMotion technology on a Black Jack table.

In 2023, we will have a complete solution […] TableMotion is currently deployed on a few Loto-Quebec tables, and we are gradually adding features until the product is complete. We are in discussion with Loto-Quebec for a contract that will allow us to implement the solution globally […] Desjardins has given us a line of credit that allows us to grow the team now and start generating revenue.

Dominic Morin-Proulx, co-founder and chief operating officer of HookMotion

A mentoring approach

Just as Hookmotion’s mission is to bring surveillance technology and innovation at the gaming table, the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l’information‘s corporate team bases its approach on mentoring and focuses on preparing startups to generate revenue quickly, and established technology companies to move to the next level.

Desjardins Caisse Des Technologies corporate team will support you.

Leadership in the technology ecosystem

The corporate team is led by Dr. Samir Mounir, an important player in the Quebec technology / innovation ecosystem.

Indeed, his impressive resume makes him a reference for technology and biotech / Pharma companies looking to break into the technology ecosystem and take their business to the next level. He has strong management, negotiation and financing skills, with a track record of commercial and scientific achievements. He also has an extensive network of contacts in the technology, biotech/pharma, scientific and venture capital communities.

As Business Development Manager at the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l’information, Dr. Mounir is responsible for ensuring, among other things, the implementation of appropriate support for our member companies.

Dr Samir Mounir is leading the corporate team of Caisse Desjardins des Technologies

Dr. Samir Mounir in brief:

  • Over 14 years of experience in the life sciences industry (pharmaceutical and biotechnology).
  • Over 10 years of experience in the financing and venture capital industry
  • Served on several boards and committees and currently on the board of AIoT Canada
  • Financing: Technology, AI, IoT, healthcare, healthtech, innovation.
  • Managed and executed private placements in healthcare companies.
  • Visionary, strategic with significant experience in operations, management, all areas of corporate investment, drug discovery and clinical development.
  • Negotiated and closed financings with multiple partners and venture capitalists.
  • Successfully coordinated and managed the simultaneous development of multiple projects.
  • Created initiatives to promote and ensure the economic development of the city of Laval by attracting investments.
  • Organized a Gala of Recognition in honor of the Biotech City’s builders, coinciding with a Scientific and Business Symposium featuring conferences on the latest innovations in the life sciences.
  • Contributed to the establishment of more than five (5) biotechnology companies in Laval.
  • Member of the funding committee of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Chief mentor for the Mentoring Network

To learn more about Dr. Samir Mounir’s background, watch the interview recorded during the OSEntreprendre gala in spring 2022.

Samir Mounir, un mentor d’expérience.

How to become a corporate member of the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies?

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