Mobile Antakshari leads Chennai innovator to TR 35

March 27, 2012 12:58
Mobile Antakshari leads Chennai innovator to TR 35

Computing and web applications are the two hot segments which dominate India TR 35 list. Nine of the 20 winners this year are from these two segments, showing increase in product innovation quotient nature of the innovators.

Chennai’s wonder entrepreneur Venkatesan Oosur Vinayagam has forced his way into the India’s TR 35, a program which identifies innovators with latest technologies. The Chennaiite is one among the top twenty innovators under 35 years of age indentified for out of the box thinking. Venkatesh who is at the helm of affairs in Chennai-based Hexolabs Interactive Technologies, created Mobile Antakshari, a game usually played by small to large groups of people.

Mobile Antakshari is a multilingual speech recognition technology enabled mobile music service that is based on the classic Indian musical game of antakshari, where the player or team sing songs that start with last consonant letter of the song sung by the previous player or team.

Through this unique recognition the young innovator will present his innovation to an audience of 500 innovators including six outstanding scientists and researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the fourth emerging technologies conference of MIT Technology Review’s, EmTech India, starting March 27 at Bangalore. (With inputs from internet- AarKay)

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