The BitDepth column written by Mark Lyndersay.
Commentary about current technology events, trends or developments.
Press releases from technology related vendors, clients and developers.
Old reporting that’s relevant again
Brief notes and reports on technology developments in Trinidad and Tobago.
Reporting on technology matters.
Conversations of interest
Reporting on the impact of Covid-19 in T&T
“You need to have a coachable mindset and never stop working on you. You have to become very comfortable with uncertainty.” – Michael Akindele
“Students are moving from being listeners to actors and players. Universities are shifting from being managers to coordinators and supporters.”
When crises hit, people tend to step up. We’ve seen that again during the Covid-19 crisis.
Local vendors and suppliers were unable able to introduce customers to the newest iteration of the S20. The product sat in stores behind shuttered doors.
It took the company two days to reengineer its payment systems to transmit a QR code, using it as an identifier that would tag the recipient, identify them to the resource they were accessing and provide a virtual receipt for repayment.
“The pandemic has highlighted the need for cost-effective financial business solutions. We need to get people online for payments.” – Kieran Kelly
The ttff streaming project has been a resonant note struck in anxious, despondent times, one that echoes the value of artists and creators in difficult times.
In 2020, working within the limits of open-source Android, Huawei announced wider distribution of its App Gallery, a software resource it developed for its Chinese users.
“TATT did a great job. This is one of the more operational regulators I’ve ever worked with.” – Jabbor Kayumov
The software ran on hardware that was no longer made, and the model of telecoms it had been designed to manage had begun to change.
Data traffic that orginates locally remains local and is routed through TSTT’s servers. For security, all streams are protected with AES 128 bit encryption.
These service enhancements were said to be part of an effort to “deepen the bank’s relationship with its customers.”
Massy Technologies and Schneider Electric announced a technogy partnership today which spans the English-speaking Caribbean region.
“If you don’t have your own servers located in Trinidad, you are going to be subject to the copyright law in the country where the platform operates.”
“We have a bold vision for connected living, to connect the half a billion devices we sell every year.”