Techgentsia, one of a kind Kerala startup connecting the dots: flood assistance, digital libraries, free food restaurant and now video conferencing solution

Techgentsia is one of the top 3 companies shortlisted by Ministry of Information Technology to develop a Make in India video conferencing solution.

Joy gives complete credit of this achievement to his team. He said “the team has worked 24*7 to come out with this prototype in just one month’s time”. This 10 year old startup is based out of Kochi and has 50 engineers working with them. They have specialized in the research and development of audio and video based conference solutions for the last 10 years.

The team has worked really hard to bring out this video conferencing solution. They have decided to continue with the project code name ‘VConSol’ as the brand name, for now. “We are getting lot of suggestions, maybe we will do a poll later to decide the new brand name.” added Joy.
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SAVE to Win Games: An Indian Startup assisting global sports associations and players towards Success

Megha said “I usually eat, drink and do everything with table tennis. At home we just talk about table tennis.”

She spoke in detail about how one of the fastest racquet sports in the world, table tennis became a part and parcel of her life. It was in 2018 that Megha along with Deepak Malik, the former national player and coach of Indian national table tennis team, decided to start a performance analytics company. Continue reading SAVE to Win Games: An Indian Startup assisting global sports associations and players towards Success

TotalCtrl: Food Waste Management Technology Startup: Making the Food Value Chain Sustainable

I started working when I was 12 years old & have lot of varied experience working in different sectors. I have worked at Burger King, worked as a Real Estate consultant, and many other sectors. Building bridges in 3D, flying Drones, etc. was the last few things I did before starting TotalCtrl. But we (my co founder & myself) started TotalCtrl with our own experience of working in a grocery store. We spent a lot of time walking around the aisles looking for products which were about to expire / expired. This food was not given out to charity. It was just wasted.

Future Plans for TotalCtrl: Take Out the World 🙂 The plan is to scale our Solutions. Make the most of this situation, provide technology and make more holistic solutions. Make sure we can prevent food waste & make the value chain more Sustainable.

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It is time to Dance Digitally : Kollywood, Bollywood, Item Number, Kathak, Lavani, Bhangra, Classical Fusion, Bollyfemme – a chance to learn all these from international artists

Some of the Dancers around the World came together – courtesy the Technology available now. They started Digital Dance Collective – where they do weekend workshops using Facebook Live.

DDC’s goal is to connect people from all over the world through Dance! We are all going through an extremely difficult phase right now and it’s imperative to maintain our physical and especially mental health, and being happy.
And what better way than dancing your way through it! Continue reading It is time to Dance Digitally : Kollywood, Bollywood, Item Number, Kathak, Lavani, Bhangra, Classical Fusion, Bollyfemme – a chance to learn all these from international artists

A high school graduate, one idea, 10$ domain and now the lifeline for millions to stay connected: The Story of David Erickson, Founder and CEO of FreeConferenceCall.com

“I talked to a guy who told me that Telecom is a cool thing where money can be made even while you are asleep & that triggered my entry into telecom” says Dave Erickson, Founder & CEO of FreeConferenceCall.com.

I tell my employees that in trouble and in good times, ‘I can’t wait to see what happens next’. If you are someone struggling with a Startup then you should know that things not happening cannot be the reason for not being prepared. It is all about what is going to happen. When opportunity presents itself , you cannot be flat footed. You should be ready for the next thing and make it in to Sunshine. Continue reading A high school graduate, one idea, 10$ domain and now the lifeline for millions to stay connected: The Story of David Erickson, Founder and CEO of FreeConferenceCall.com

Supreme Court goes the Technology way: Video Conferencing helps the apex court to proceed with cases during Covid19 lockdown

Mr. K. V. Viswanthan, Senior Advocate said “Today has heralded a new era ,for the Indian Judiciary. This path breaking video conference method, though initiated under the shadow of the lockdown, has really come to stay. Necessity as they say is the mother of invention. Access to justice will acquire a new dimension. From the remote corners of the country, people will be able to access the highest court. Once institutionalised, it will reduce the cost of litigation and enhance the reach of the court.” Continue reading Supreme Court goes the Technology way: Video Conferencing helps the apex court to proceed with cases during Covid19 lockdown

Covid19 Lockdown: Stay at Home: Activities that can be done sitting at home

Take a step back from the regular busy schedules and lifestyles. This is a golden opportunity to spend precious time with your loved ones at home and the whole world wants you to just do that for now.

Do not let the stress / fear spoil this moment. It is time to rejoice, rejuvenate and rethink about ‘Life’.

It is time to come together and Celebrate rather than fear about Corona. Continue reading Covid19 Lockdown: Stay at Home: Activities that can be done sitting at home

The Trending I of Marketing : Influencer. To Crack the Code: Look Up-fluence

The Co – founder and Co – CEO of NYC based startup Upfluence, one of the leading influencer marketing platforms, Vivien Garnes shared details about his journey – from sleepless nights selling neck ties to becoming the founder of a company which is helping Brands to market their products. Upfluence is pioneering quite a lot: from AI-assisted influencer suggestions and fake follower detection to language recognition technology. Continue reading The Trending I of Marketing : Influencer. To Crack the Code: Look Up-fluence

FastPong: How Artificial Intelligence based Table Tennis Coaching by a former Junior National player is going to change the game.

From a 9 year old boy who loved playing Ping Pong to the entrepreneur who would love to see more people using FastPong, life has come a full circle for Amir Kamandi. Continue reading FastPong: How Artificial Intelligence based Table Tennis Coaching by a former Junior National player is going to change the game.

Alexa, Who is Aariv Modi? : “An Eleven year old Alexa Programmer building Cool Skills”

“My most recent skill, STEM Party, is my favorite. Today, no one would deny the importance of an education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for students. STEM Party is a math and science quiz game where kids can increase their knowledge. I really like this skill because it is the first skill that I added APL too! Since it has buttons on certain screens, the user can respond using touch or voice. It also saves the user’s total score and highest streak to DynamoDB so the user can attempt to beat it each time they come back.” Continue reading Alexa, Who is Aariv Modi? : “An Eleven year old Alexa Programmer building Cool Skills”

Jeri Ellsworth & Tilt Five : From Dirt Track Races to Augmented Reality Games: Bringing players together & tabletop games to ‘Life’

There are games already in the market which use Virtual Reality but then you are completely cut off from the real world. With Tilt Five players can have a more social experience, and they will still be able to see the real objects around them. They’ll be able to see their friends sitting around them, as well as enjoy their pizza, chips or coke. Tilt Five also blends objects, such as playing cards, tokens, and minis, as well as hand gestures, and that’s what makes it mixed reality. Continue reading Jeri Ellsworth & Tilt Five : From Dirt Track Races to Augmented Reality Games: Bringing players together & tabletop games to ‘Life’