A Kerala-based global Indian IT service provider, Techgentsia Software Technologies seems to be relentlessly pursuing its version of Zoom and Google Meet, VConsol. VConsol is India’s home-grown video-conferencing solution in running COVID-19 pandemic, ready to hit the market in September with an initial target of securing one million users, Mr. Joy Sebastian, CEO of the company, said here today.
VConsol is a multilingual, superior-quality India’s unique video-conferencing app arguably with better audio-video than Zoom or Google Meet. VConsol aims at the B2B market focusing on telemedicine and education—the two segments on height demand through the pandemic world, making learning entirely Internet-based.
According to the Kerala-based firm that won a fierce competition by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the moment VConsol supports up to 80 active and 300 passive participants. It will have a limited trial period every time a new customer signs up. “Once we have sufficient investment, we’ll aim to broaden our client base,” says the firm operating from Infopark Cherthala in Alappuzha district, famous for its backwaters. Leading communication in eight Indian languages, VConsol aims at one million global users by March 2021.
Techgentia Software Technologies inspires young Kerala to work tirelessly to come out with new global products. “Our concerted efforts to promote and develop tier-II and III centers in the IT map of Kerala and the world are showing results,” says Mr. Sasi. “This recognition coincides with the 30th anniversary of the IT revolution in Kerala, starting with Technopark. Our aim is to make cost-effective and state-of-the-art IT infrastructure available for firms and professionals in not just metros but across the state.”
Reminiscing about the competition, Techgentia Software Technologies CEO, Mr. Joy Sebastian says that “Grand Innovation Challenge looked “impossible” for us many a time. Our core team of 15 members worked round-the-clock during the four-month challenge that began on April 12 with 1983 contestants across India.
Experts note that the next-generation video conferencing app, VConsol can give Zoom and Google Meet a significant challenge in video-conferencing. Techgentia Software Technologies product and support team is busy chasing a high-demand in users since March owing to restrictions imposed following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Thursday, Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, who holds the portfolios of Electronics and Information Technology and Communications, announced the results of the Grand Challenge conducted in three stages: ideation, prototype, and product.
As a part of the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat initiative by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, India’s video conferencing app, VConsol testifies Kerala’s vibrant IT ecosystem backed by the government. VConsol is set to challenge leading providers in the domain such as Google Meet & Zoom up with world-class experience from IT-minded entrepreneurs of Indian origin.