Softworks in Digital Innovation Fair 2011


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The Digital Innovation Fair 2011 has just completed which was held July 06-09, 2011 at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheatre, Dhaka. This is second such showcasing of ICT initiatives by the Ministries, Government agencies and private sector. The Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh has inaugurated the fair as Chief Guest.

You will be happy to know that SoftWorks as a member company of the Bangladesh Association for Software and Information Services (BASIS) has been showcased their innovative two products. The first one is “AdarshaLipi-Dharapat-MySlate” which is an elementary educational application for learning Bangla alphabets, numbers counting and word tracing by using touch-based handheld devices and second one is the TheyWorkForUs - Constituency Management System (CMS) Portal which will be an integrated information and Point of Interest web portal for all constituencies of Bangladesh.

The Honourable Prime Minister had conducted a visit of our stall and has shown interest on the Bangabandhu Biography in handheld devices. The Bangabandhu Biography portraits the life and works of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who was a Bengali politician and the founder of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. The biography contains a rare collection of 186 photos of Bangabandhu starting from his boyhood to death. The video section contains the speech of Bangabandhu on 7th March 1971. Active internet connection is required to see the videos. Most of the contents collected from reference album 'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman - The Father of the Nation', published by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust.

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Softworks in Digital Innovation Fair 2011

  1. 1. Innovative ideas ForDigital Innovation Fair 2011<br />Initiated by: SoftWorks<br />
  2. 2. SoftWorks Initiatives<br />
  3. 3. TheyWorkForUs-Constituency Management System<br />An initiative of e-Parliament, the constituency map of Bangladesh. <br /><ul><li>Photo, Name & Party Name of elected MPs and Constituency Name are shown when cursor stays on any constituency.</li></ul>TheyWorkForUs-CMS<br />
  4. 4. TheyWorkForUs ( )<br />The sample website link is:<br />Contents would be as below:<br /><ul><li>MP Bio-data
  5. 5. Message
  6. 6. Brief history of the Constituency
  7. 7. Point of Interest Map
  8. 8. Ward/Holding Location Tracing
  9. 9. Banks/Bazar
  10. 10. Schools/College
  11. 11. Bus Route
  12. 12. Complaint (Law & Order, Road, </li></ul>Electricity, Gas, Water, Drugs etc)<br /><ul><li> To write message to your MP or to government agencies</li></ul>TheyWorkForUs-CMS<br />
  13. 13. SolveMyProblem( )<br />SolveMyProblemis a Reporting, View or discuss <br />about local constituency problems; <br />LaunchMyComplaint<br />( ) <br />Google Map based Complaint launching portal for Law & Order, Road, Electricity, Gas, Water, Drugs etc. of your area.<br />TheyWorkForUs-CMS<br />
  14. 14. m-Learning for All<br />The aim of the concept is to make digital books/contents accessible to all in developing country like Bangladesh where electricity is a major problem. <br />Why Handheld Devices<br /><ul><li>People readiness to use mobile
  15. 15. Intuitive & fun to use
  16. 16. Responsive multi-touch screen
  17. 17. Long battery life & easy to charging
  18. 18. Varity of contents & Instant accessibility.</li></ul>Challenges<br /><ul><li>Local Contents
  19. 19. Internet speed for download
  20. 20. Cost of product
  21. 21. Security/theft/loss of devices</li></ul>m-Education & <br />m-Learning<br />
  22. 22. AdarshaLipi<br />AdarshaLipi is an educational application for learning Bangla alphabets in handheld devices like iPhone/iPad/Android.<br /><ul><li>Each alphabet is illustrated by a word, sentence, image, Bangle audio pronunciation and English cue of alphabet.</li></ul>m-Education & <br />m-Learning<br />
  23. 23. Dharapat<br /><ul><li>Dharapat is the learning of Bangla numbers counting 1-100, Odd-Even numbers, Summation-Subtraction with colorful pictures and English cue.
  24. 24. Turn on/off sound or repeat any character with a single tap.</li></ul>m-Education & <br />m-Learning<br />
  25. 25. MySlate<br />Using Touch screen handheld devices for touch a Bangla/English letter to learn how to draw it and teaches how to recognise and learn to write their alphabets and numbers. <br />m-Education & <br />m-Learning<br />
  26. 26. Dashboard: Charts & Maps<br />Web based dashboard for data management and quick decision making.<br />Dashboard: Charts & Maps<br />
  27. 27. Dashboard: Charts & Maps<br />Colorful maps are effective for presenting data which is difficult to understand from tabular form/view.<br />Overlay any data set on Division, District, Upazila & Constituency Maps.<br /><ul><li>Link with database or XML Feed
  28. 28. Graph/Charts generation on the fly
  29. 29. Easily visualize pictorial as well as tabular data view</li></ul>Dashboard: Charts & Maps<br />
  30. 30. Bangabandhu Biography<br />Bangabandhu Biography portraits the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh MujiburRahman, who was a Bengali politician and the Father of the Nation of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.<br />Bangabandhu Biography<br />
  31. 31. Bangabandhu Biography<br />Introduction<br />Personal Life<br />Education<br />Early Political Life<br />Early Movement<br />War of Independence<br />Return & reconstruction<br />Assassination<br />Speeches<br />Timeline<br /><ul><li>Photos of Bangabandhu
  32. 32. My Favourites Photos
  33. 33. Videos</li></ul>Bangabandhu Biography<br />
  34. 34. SoftWorks’ Profile<br />SoftWorks(, a Bangladeshi software development company who are working on developing innovative applications in smartphoneplatform of iPhone, iPad, Android, Sencha Touch, Windows & J2ME and interactive Dashboard: Charts & Maps from any database/XML feed to overlay of data on any Flash maps. Currently SoftWorksis working as an IT services subcontractor of Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (SPS) program of Bangladesh for Management Science for Health (MSH) funded by USAID who are providing technical support services to maintain DGFP procurement and logistics system a network of 21 warehouses and 483 Upazila stores of Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW).<br />Address & Contact Information:<br />SoftWorks<br />21/15 Babor Road, 2nd Floor<br />Block-B, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207<br />Phone-8802-9101769, 01715010789, 01819295651<br />Email:,<br />