Initiative by DataMail App on World Radio Day 2017
NIELIT STARTS ‘KNOWLEDGE BEYOND CLASSROOM’ THROUGH DATARADIO A ONE WAY BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY
13th February, 2017: An autonomous scientific society under the administrative control of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MoE&IT) of Government of India; NIELIT (National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology) has initiated a new technology in reaching its students nationally over important communications. A text and voice based one way broadcast technology named as Data Radio is introduced within the academic system in partnership with Data Xgen Technologies.
DataMail’s Data Radio feature is available free of cost, where users can start their own ‘Data Radio Channels’ to amplify information in text or voice to their fans / followers or select group. Users can involve millions of members per Data Radio channel. This feature in the DataMail mobile app is based on a notification model and has an advanced function to broadcast voice message to unlimited people and received by those who are tuned to the channel.
Dr. Ajay Data, Founder and CEO of Data XGen Technologies says, “By empowering education institutions we are empowering students and allowing them to get ‘Knowledge beyond Classroom’. Make in India, DataMail app is a unique blend of linguistic email address service and voice based social media feature – Data Radio. Our aim of enabling users to communicate in their own language is to support the Government’s initiative of bringing the big chunk of Indian population in WWW. ”
Sh. Ashwani Sharma, Director General of NIELIT said, “NIELIT is set to notify all the existing and past students on day to day announcements through Data Radio feature. With this unique feature of DataMail app, students will be getting alerts on examination schedules, result announcement links, details of various events, technology tips, etc on regular basis. NIELIT has opened up ‘NIELIT’ Data Radio channel for the students of computer courses, computer hardware courses, Bio Informatics, BPO Course, Information Security, Multimedia and Animation technology, PG Diploma courses and other short term courses.”
Data Radio feature can be used by the allied Departments of NIELIT also including faculties and mentors by opening separate Data Radio channels to amplify their messages amongst their peer groups. Since Data Radio is a one way broadcast feature it is designed to keep controls on revealing identities of neither the sender nor the receiver keeping them safe and secure from the malice of ‘TROLLS’ and ‘ABUSE’ unlike Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin etc.\