Tech and Gaming Expo Launched

Published: 15th November 2014 06:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th November 2014 06:09 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Information technology will play an increasing role in healthcare, Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman of Narayana Hrudayalaya, said here on Friday.

Kumud Srinivasan, Intel India president, delivered the keynote address at the evert. She spoke on future technology advances, and said tiny medical devices would become a reality in future.

Timed to coincide with the last day of CeBIT Bangalore show, Plugged IN, a three-day expo of consumer electronics and gaming products, was launched on Friday. Plugged IN saw participation by brands like Sony, MTS, SkullCandy, Hitachi, Intel, Acer, Asus and many others. Smartphone maker Gionee unveiled four new phones at the event. 

Arvind Vohra, country head for Gionee said, “We have two LTE devices which were launched today. Considering that 4G LTE is the next big step for India in the coming months, our phones are future proof.”  

Teleservices company MTS also unveiled plans for its GameGod Arena, which promises to be the largest gaming contest in the country with a cash prize of `20 lakh. About 2,000 gamers and 160 teams will compete. An online, multiplayer video gaming platform, GameGod will enable video gamers to play games like DOTA 2 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive. The three-day featured the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) IT awards as well as the Tech Awards. In 2013-14, STPI member companies exported hardware worth `4,291 crore.


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