TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioEye, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) ("AudioEye" or the "Company") today announced preliminary results of its 2017 second quarter, ending June 30, 2017. The Company secured quarterly cash contract bookings in excess of $1.5 million, following record cash contract bookings of $1.7 million in the first quarter. This compares to new cash contract bookings of $1.9 million for 2016.
"The second quarter demonstrated continued strong growth momentum, driving first-half cash contract bookings to more than $3.2 million on rapidly expanding demand for our digital accessibility platforms," said Todd Bankofier, CEO of AudioEye. "Following a strong first quarter in the financial services vertical, we are particularly excited to see the acceleration in our consumer and education verticals during the second quarter, as well as multiple new reference accounts with global leading brand names. We also continued to see an increased rate of inbound sales calls as companies learn about AudioEye's software driven solutions that provide the industry's fastest and most cost effective path to conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA standards."
Additionally, the Company announced that AudioEye's qualified new business pipeline remains in excess of $6.4 million, compared to approximately $2.3 million as of the end of the second quarter of 2016. The Company previously stated that it anticipates cash contract bookings of $4.0 million to $6.0 million for 2017. New 2017 guidance will be provided by the Company, next week.
About AudioEye, Inc.
AudioEye's software enables every enterprise, from corporations to government agencies, to make their content more consumable through technology.
More accessible. More usable. More people.
AudioEye's common stock trades on the OTCQB under the symbol "AEYE." The Company maintains offices in Tucson, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. For more information about AudioEye and its online accessibility solutions, please visit https://www.audioeye.com.
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