Prof. Swami Manohar
Swami Manohar (Ph.D, Brown, '88) co-invented the Simputer and is
expert in Graphics and Visualization. He has spent much of the last three years
managing the Simputer project, interfacing with the media and also by
technically contributing to the core Simputer technology by helping define the
Information Markup Language (IML) along with Prof. Vinay. He is of the firm
belief that Simputer based solutions is the way for the future and believes
PicoPeta has a very important role in the fructification of this
Prof. V. Vinay
Vinay (Ph.D, IISc, '91) co-invented the Simputer and is an expert in the
Computational Complexity theory. Vinay has helped shape several key
Simputer technologies. Apart from designing IML with Prof. Manohar, he also
implemented a prototype browser, IMLI. He also invented a novel method of text
entry in to the keyboard-less Simputer, called Tapatap. An avid Linux user,
Vinay was also largely responsible for much of the initial porting
efforts to make Linux run on the Simputer.
Mr. Vivek K S
Vivek (ME, IISc, '99) joined the Simputer Project in
November 2000. A Linux user since '94, he has contributed significantly
to the architecture and frameworks of the OS and the applications
on the Simputer. He leads the technical software team.
which is resposnsible for the Simputer OS, application frameworks,
and various applications.