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Colorado Recognized for Responsive Design

Colorado’s Online Drivers License Renewal service (http://www.colorado.gov/vroom) recently won a Bronze Horizon Interactive Award for its responsive design. The prestigious international awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement among interactive media producers who have achieved the best blend between creativity and functionality.

“With the increased use of online services, it is exciting for the DMV to make available a responsive design that affords customers a more user friendly experience,” said Mike Dixon, director of the Division of Motor Vehicles. “Winning this award means that we are continuing to move in the right direction towards bringing convenience and accessibility to the citizens of Colorado.”

The Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles, worked together with Colorado Interactive, (dba Colorado.gov), and SIPA, (Statewide Internet Portal Authority) to make the Online Drivers License Renewal service mobile-friendly. The service offers support for various device types and screen resolutions, and delivers touch screen and swipe functionality while utilizing a single code base and content repository.

In 2013 there were 231,205 licensed Colorado drivers eligible to renew online, of those, over 161,000 citizens elected to renew their Colorado Drivers License or State ID online. The State of Colorado had an adoption rate of 69 percent for online renewals in 2013, which is a five percent increase over the previous year.

About Colorado.gov

Colorado.gov is the official website of the State of Colorado (http://www.colorado.gov) and is overseen by the Statewide Internet Portal Authority. Colorado.gov helps State and local government entities Web-enable their services and is operated without tax funds through a public-private partnership between the state and Colorado Interactive, LLC. Colorado Interactive builds, operates, maintains, and markets Colorado.gov and is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About Statewide Internet Portal Authority

SIPA, a self-funded government organization established in 2004, serves as the oversight body of the Colorado.gov portal. Colorado.gov is the gateway to Colorado government and it is intended to be Colorado's single most comprehensive delivery channel for e-Government services.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included three times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

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