Harbinger to design and develop games to teach children about insects
Pune-based Harbinger Knowledge Products has partnered with a US non-profit organization, the Entomological Foundation, to design an develop games based online learning software products targeted towards 3rd and 4th grade children in the US. The games will teach the children about “the exciting world of insects and their role in our environment.”
Harbinger are also the creators of Flockpod, a web-service that allows web publishers to create a space on their webpage where users can interact with each other right on-the-spot, without leaving the page, and of Raptivity an library of pre-built flash interactive videos that can be used for e-Learning.
Source: press release
Zensar wins $5 million in new contracts
Zensar Technologies, software services and BPO provider, has won over $5 million new deals in West Asia and South Africa in the first three months of 2008 and is now targeting over ten per cent of its total revenues from this market segment.
Aryabhatta Award for Pune’s Dr. Kale
The Astronautical Society of India (ASI), Bangalore, has on Wednesday announced its annual awards for the year 2006 in which Dr. Pramod Kale, Director, Integrated Circuit and Information Technology Pvt. Ltd., Pune, has been chosen for the prestigious Aryabhata Award.
The Aryabhatta award was instituted to recognise talented Indian individuals who have made significant contributions to astronautics. The press release doesn’t actually list Dr. Kale’s contributions which won him this award.
Source: Newstrack India