Bangalore, India, April 19, 2016
itihaasa first-of-its-kind all-in-one digital app that tracks the Indian IT journey was launched on Apr 17, 2016. The app allows users to watch 600 short videos, over 37 hours of footage, 350 archived photographs and articles all categorized in 12,000 different tags from 44 technology stalwarts. itihaasa partnered with Compassites for their app development initiative and has acknowledged Compassites app development team on http://www.itihaasa.com
The app presents talks of Nandan Nilekani, N R Narayana Murthy, Azim Premji, Subroto Bagchi, Prof Rajaraman, Prof. Mahabala, Prof. V. Rajaraman, and others as they trace the incredible Indian IT journey – from the installation of the country’s first modern computer in 1955 to state of Indian IT in 2040.
Compassites has built the app for a wide array of Android-enabled phones, iPhone, iPad and tablets. The apps functionalities are fine-tuned for the mobile audience with offline browsing and viewing. We have, in the app enabled data upload for each event in the form of video, image, or PDF. Metatags are added to enable search functionalities (like year, person reference, organization reference, speaker, tags). The app enables to view videos or photos in ‘Timeline’ view and ‘Featured’ showcases frequently watched videos.
On the launch of the app, itihaasa CEO and Founder Kris Gopalakrishnan said, “With itihaasa, we hope to reach the incredible story of Indian IT to many more people across the world.”
“Being part of the Indian IT industry, Compassites is proud to be Itihaasa technology partner. This is a long and continuing project of ‘Kris’ where many stalwarts and industry leaders will be featured and Compassites will be continuing its journey with Itihaasa,” said Rajesh Kannan, CEO at Compassites Software Solutions.
Compassites Software Solutions is a digital transformation company working in the space of mobility, portals, big data analytics, and cloud. Compassites has emerged has major player in mobile app development with our mobility team powering major apps like Myntra, TaxiforSure, Yatra, and many others. Founded in the year 2005 by a bunch of highly passionate industry veterans, Compassites has evolved into a trusted technology partner to many global companies. Compassites has worked with market giants like Amazon, Stoxx, iCharts, and PAYBACK.
itihaasa is a digital application platform that chronicles the history of Indian IT from the installation of the first modern computer in India sixty years back to charting IT’s spectacular growth in the country to crystal-gazing into the future.
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