In the framework of Digi Code programming contest, Armenian school students got an opportunity to work with Scratch programming language.
December 26, 2015
The IT field in Armenia is the corner stone of the country’s economic development. It doesn’t depend on mineral resources; it’s indifferent about closed borders and the regional situation. It only needs highly qualified specialists, who are capable to develop and promote their products globally. Thanks to unique projects, Armenian IT companies managed to find their place on the map of international innovative solutions in 2015.
Mathematical skills are not necessary but desirable, as the lack of elementary arithmetic skills will considerably complicate the process of learning.
December 24, 2015
Armenian-American startup SoloLearn is one of the fastest developing startups of the Silicone Valley with up to $10mln financial backing, according to Mattermark company engaged in startup research. Besides, SoloLearn was included in the list of the best applications in India. With the huge competition at the programming tutor market, SoloLearn achieved an incredible result: it became the world leader in the field.
Two years ago all programs functioning within cloud servers were built by “monolith” principle, with each solution basing on the previous one.
December 7, 2015
The Internet of Things, which connects billions of various devices, is rapidly developing at the international market. The U.S. and Japan expect that by 2020 each device including phones and even washing machines should be connected to the Internet of Things and be managed by mobile devices. Given the fact that each person possesses three or four devices, their number might exceed 7 billion in five years. The huge diversity of devices should function and interact through cloud services. The existing servers would hardly provide resources for the functioning of such a great number of devices. That is why many companies, including Armenian startup Flaxton are now searching for new cloud solutions.
Established one and a half years ago, the company GiftsApp plans to enter the global market in the first quarter of 2016.
November 25, 2015
Everyone loves to give, and even more so, receive gifts. We sometimes experience difficulties, however, in finding out what our loved ones would like to get. The Armenian startup GiftsApp set a goal of creating the world's only universal platform for exchanging gifts, thus crafting an eponymous service.
When the game development was completed, the team decided to apply to a major company to promote their products on mobile platforms.
December 10, 2015
Armenian startup ArmNomads that was founded in March 2015 employs three developers. However, it has already proved that all one needs for creation of a quality product is knowledge, good ideas and enthusiasm, while big budget and publicity are not the main factors for success. The team has developed Let’s Twist mobile game that caught the attention of Apple and was featured as Editor’s Choice in 78 countries of the world on November 12.
Besides 3D and 2 animation, motion graphics and visual effects, the firm is engaged in infographics and computer game development.
December 21, 2015
A perspective multimedia laboratory was created two years ago at the Gyumri Information Technology Center (GITC) aiming to make the city an industrial multimedia hub. Using the accumulated knowledge and experience, the team founded their own startup Skyline Studio engaged in 3D and 2D animation, motion graphics and visual effects. Taking up one of the most innovative technology trends, they are not only working on projects but are also training staff for future enlargement of the company.
The software package consists of the main application and satellite apps including small additional tests and training.
November 17, 2015
Founded ten years ago, Sourcio is an experienced technology company, versed in the broad areas of programming, new technologies and methodologies. Providing high quality innovative services to clients from Armenia, North and South Americas and Europe, Sourcio specializes in the development of web and mobile applications, as well as work with extensive volumes of data. Startup companies were given the opportunity to work within Sourcio, bringing their ideas to life. One of them has already developed and successfully promotes a useful and modern product, which enables the timely identification of vision problems and prevention of further complications.
The startup, meanwhile, succeeded in development of a product that could meet demands of the majority of the market participants.
December 14, 2015
Nowadays the success of a business depends on introduction of management systems. However, most of innovative solutions are applied by major enterprises due to their high cost. Using available microcomputers and free software, Gyumri-based startup Brick Evolution is developing a hardware allowing small and middle businesses to use identical innovative solutions. Applying the platforms developed by the team, various automation systems can be created.
Every possible condition has been created in modern Armenia for startups to develop their own product and present it to the world market.
October 31, 2015
The development of innovative technologies is changing the very essence of the business. The business-centered market of the past is in present focusing on the client. In order to maintain "smart business" in modern reality, it is necessary to analyze all of the clients’ wishes and make appropriate value propositions. Tech giant IBM provides all the tools and solutions necessary to make business processes more accessible and transparent. Today, all of these solutions are available to the Armenian startups with the help of the Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center.
The startup Improvis introduces an authorization technology, requiring no physical contact with the keyboard or touchscreen.
October 28, 2015
The main drawback of classical authentication and authorization systems is that people unwillingly reveal different elements of their passwords while using a keyboard or a touchscreen. Besides, various hacking protocols enable revealing the password by recording the sequence of keystrokes. Armenian startup Improvis set itself a goal to fix this drawback by eliminating physical contact with devices, using advanced scientific developments of the last two years.