Project idea – Create a mobile app or website to find stalls on any bookfair


Chennai Book fair is a one of the mega events happening every year, with tons of chaos. It holds around 400-600 book stalls every year. Finding which stall is where is still a game there. They may give a pamphlet with list of bookstalls with the stall number in very random way. no body knows … Continue reading Project idea – Create a mobile app or website to find stalls on any bookfair

Project Idea – Create a TTF from handwritten text


https://www.calligraphr.com is a good website that converts your handwritten text into a FONT TTF file. They provide a template page with alphabets. You have to print, write all characters on that paper scan it. upload to that website. booom. The TTF file is ready. We have to bring a Free/Open Source version of this application. … Continue reading Project Idea – Create a TTF from handwritten text

30 Project Ideas for contributing to Indic Wikipedia Projects


Last week, I had an interesting meeting with Panjabi Wikimedian community and CIS-A2K team. Panjabi wikimedia community is small in count. But each of them are contributing with their best. Many of them doing 100-days-of-wiki, personal wiki edithathon for 100 days. Few of them do in in multiple sites and many times a year. Their … Continue reading 30 Project Ideas for contributing to Indic Wikipedia Projects

Project Idea – Need a web interface for Tamil TTS


Hello all,   The Tamil TTS system provided by IITM and SSN College of Engineering had one issue. It can convert one tamil string to audio at one time. https://github.com/tshrinivasan/tamil-tts-install Because of this, we can not do parallel conversion. Few full text books took 4-5 hours for conversion. Because of this, we could not make … Continue reading Project Idea – Need a web interface for Tamil TTS

Project Idea – Mobile application to explain about the place I am in


Few months ago, I was talking to Siva. He is part of Tamil Heritage Activities. They take people to Mahabalipuram often and explain all its great history. They are looking for a mobile app to auto explain about the nearby place, by getting the geolocation of the person. if you goto near to tiger cave … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile application to explain about the place I am in

Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps


My friend David Rajamani is looking for an android app to be developed as a module to be used with other application being developed. User should login with oauth from another app. Then he should point a place the map displayed and add details about that place. The data should be sent to openstreetmaps.org and … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps

Project Idea – Location aware mobile apps to explain historical places


Last week, met my old friend siva, of Tamil Heritage Trust, after few years. Their group is serving the community, by explaining all the history of great places of tamilnadu. He explained me about a requirement of new mobile app. Location aware app to explain on historic places. Imagine, you goto tiger cave, near mahabalipuram. … Continue reading Project Idea – Location aware mobile apps to explain historical places

Project Idea – Telegram bot to translate strings for Open Source Projects


In wikimedia hackathon, I saw a demo of using telegram bot to translate strings from translatewiki.net here are the notes about it. ============ Telegram Translation Bot: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T131664 DONE Translate on translatewiki.net without leaving your Telegram app Code: https://github.com/amire80/mediawiki-telegram-bot/ mediawiki.org page: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:Amire80/chat_bot_draft Phabricator: amire80 * Wikipedia: Amire80 * Twitter: @aharoni Amir E. Aharoni and Taras Bunyk … Continue reading Project Idea – Telegram bot to translate strings for Open Source Projects

Project Idea – Teach Tamil to Apertium – Open Source Machine translation tool


  Apertium is a Open source Machine Translation system. It supports many languages like english, hindi, urudu etc. Explore its features and train Tamil for it. The following links will help to explore further. https://www.apertium.org http://wiki.apertium.org/wiki/Apertium_New_Language_Pair_HOWTO http://wiki.apertium.org/wiki/Dravidian_languages https://sourceforge.net/p/apertium/mailman/message/23318108/   If you are interested in exploring this, comment here. Let us work together and make some … Continue reading Project Idea – Teach Tamil to Apertium – Open Source Machine translation tool