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V75 Inc. launches app to help fight covid-19

By |2020-03-24T23:15:27+00:00March 24th, 2020|Latest Articles|

Local technology company v75 Inc. on Tuesday launched a Web Application that is solely aimed at assisting in the fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The app gives person an opportunity to interface with it with through a conversation – you can ask anything about the Coronavirus and it will answer. What is unique about the app is that it will provide real time information and can understand Guyanese dialect. The app will also provide information from the World Health Organisation (WHO). https://www.facebook.com/newsroomgy/videos/736287276901963/ Source: Newsroom

Software application designed by Guyanese developer aims to improve your work productivity

By |2020-03-10T20:15:17+00:00March 10th, 2020|Blog, Pet Projects|

Have you ever been tasked with writing the details of an important meeting? If you can write quickly, maybe this task is not that difficult for you. On the other hand, keeping up with the topic of discussion at the meeting could be time-consuming. If you experience the latter, an application designed by Alissa Hodge of V75 Inc. could save you lots of time. V75 Inc. is an information technology company based in Guyana which develops information systems and provides conversational artificial intelligence engineering solutions for businesses. The company also supports the development of budding tech developers in Guyana by creating opportunities such as internships and paid apprenticeship [...]

Guyanese tech developer designs facial recognition system to unlock doors

By |2020-03-10T17:40:28+00:00February 20th, 2020|Blog, Pet Projects|

We’ve probably all seen action-packed movies where the characters use their faces to unlock a door or “secret room” of some sort with a sophisticated-looking security system. For the young tech fanatics, seeing such scenarios is probably one of the most intriguing observations. It’s even more captivating when you can not only see this type of technology being used in reality but develop it as well. This type of excitement is what the team of developers at V75 Inc. in Guyana experienced when testing a facial recognition system designed by one of their technology developers, Sean Singh. In a video published by the company on YouTube in January, [...]

TRAINING THE MACHINE TO MATCH IMAGES – Prototyping an AI-based image matching tool using vector models in a couple of days…

By |2020-03-10T17:50:52+00:00February 16th, 2020|Blog, Pet Projects|

Chavez Harris is a Technology Developer I over at V75 Inc who works in our AI department building conversational AI experiences. Chavez unveils his latest “experiment” on his machine learning journey with PhotoMug. On the surface it’s a search engine for images but baked beneath is some AI-based image matching using vector models which can be trained to recognize similarities across images and group them based on a relevance factor. Very cool! ==== V75 Pet Projects are tech projects undertaken by interns, apprentices and engineers at V75 Inc. to help them learn new technologies and enhance their developer skills. Some projects are truly innovative while others may be unoriginal; learning [...]

AUTOMATE THE ANNUAL REPORT – Prototyping an organization journal app in a couple of days…

By |2020-03-10T17:50:36+00:00February 9th, 2020|Blog, Pet Projects|

Shawn, Gimel, Shivpaul, Delron and Michæł are a mix of interns, apprentices and Junior Technology Developers over at V75 Inc. They were thrown a task to build an information system which makes it simpler for management to track and organize company activities throughout the year and with one click, have the system generate a fully formatted annual report. They were given an impossible deadline of two days. What they built in that time is nothing short of amazing! ==== V75 Pet Projects are tech projects undertaken by interns, apprentices and engineers at V75 Inc. to help them learn new technologies and enhance their developer skills. Some projects are truly innovative [...]

LET THE MACHINE TAKE THE MINUTES – Alissa’s Speech Recognition Pet Project…

By |2020-03-10T17:50:19+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Blog, Pet Projects|

Alissa Hodge is a Technology Developer I at V75 Inc. who works in our AI department building conversational AI experiences. Alissa updates us with her work on “Session”, her pet project - an application which uses speech recognition to automate the transcription and formatting of meeting minutes, so we humans have more time to do less mundane things. While “Session” is still in its infancy, it has great potential and presents opportunities to explore other interesting areas such as named-entity recognition and text summarization techniques, just to name a few. ==== V75 Pet Projects are tech projects undertaken by interns, apprentices and engineers at V75 Inc. to help them [...]

ISA Islamic School hosts career day, V75 Inc Engineers welcome girls into Tech field

By |2019-11-01T04:24:34+00:00October 31st, 2019|Latest Articles|

On October 30th 2019, Representatives, Kenneth Parris and Ashim Badree, from V75 Incorporated visited the ISA Islamic School to engage the youth on their Career day. They met with students from the primary and secondary level to speak about the impact of conversational AI. The students were briefed on the relationship between V75 Inc and Clinc Inc, as well as the accomplishments and opportunities the youths have gained through that relationship. They were also informed of the benefits and opportunities of working in the tech sector, regardless if they possess a degree or not. Female members of the V75 team were present to show the students that despite [...]

V75 Inc Developer piques students’ interest in STEM at QC Summer Math Institute

By |2019-08-08T15:11:18+00:00August 8th, 2019|Blog|

Co-coordinator of the Queen’s College Summer Institute (2019 edition) Shifiera Surujballi briefly addressed the students before overseeing the ‘reflections’ session. She chronicled her vocational journey from the time she graduated secondary school until her current occupation. The QC alumnus drove home the point that passion should be the over-arching theme when pursuing a lifelong career in any given field. After lunch, during which the students played rousing games of cricket and football, there was a brief mathematics session, then via Skype the students interacted with the Math Institute’s Founding Father himself- Dr. Terrence Blackman. Dr. Blackman- aside from being a QC ‘Old Boy’- dons the hat of Dean, [...]

Artificial Intelligence Software Developer aims to be a pioneer in Data Science

By |2019-08-08T14:33:08+00:00April 25th, 2019|Blog|

The false notion that young women can’t or simply don’t want to be involved in basic or advanced levels of the local Information Communications Technology sector is rapidly being put to rest. In the spirit of international Girls in ICT Day, being observed on Thursday, April 25, the News Room features Candace Nelson, Systems/Software Developer employed at Version 75, stationed at the Nexus Hub Guyana. Candace works on advanced artificial intelligence software development projects and says that she one day hopes to become a pioneer in the field of data science.

Hack Solve seeks to boost civic engagement

By |2019-08-08T14:33:17+00:00August 14th, 2018|Blog|

AFTER an intensive two days of idea generation and software creation, the 17 technologists that participated in the inaugural ‘Hack Solve’ event have managed to create a software prototype that will seek to boost civic engagement in Guyana. The Nexus Hack-Solve event was hosted at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre under the auspices of local social impact and tech company, NeXus Hub Inc. Beginning Friday evening, the 17 innovative minds were tasked with going through a pool of nine problems garnered from citizens and choose one that they would collectively work on. According to Eldon Marks, Director of the event and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Version 75 [...]

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