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Lock up or Lock Down? December 9, 2010

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Marlon Parker (founder of RLabs) has embarked on a very challenging task.

Read more on RLabs and Marlon Parker websites.

 

Introducing JamiiX: From the Cape Flats with Love June 3, 2010

Guest post by Marlon Parker

Yesterday was an exciting day as we celebrated the announcement (Thanks to Memeburn)of what we’ve been doing over the past three years. The public announcement of JamiiX (Meaning “Social Exchange”) as a new Web 2.0 product that has been developed on the Cape Flats in Silicon Cape would prove to be more than just an average aggregator for Social Networks and Instant Messengers but will come with a little dash of colourfulness that will certainly change communication channels using Web 2.0.

JamiiX is a Web based tool providing organizations/ businesses/ government/ individuals to manage multiple conversations from different Social Media, Text Messaging and various Instant Messaging platforms. Some benefits using JamiiX are:

1.Lower Cost to User
2.Reporting mechanisms
3.Communication is easy as the users use mediums that they are comfortable with
4.Manage multiple conversations at a time.
5.Reach audience on both PC and mobile devices
6.Counselors or Advisors are able to provide support via JamiiX remotely using an internet connection.
7.Easy setup and low cost to operate.

MoVigo Technologies (Pty) Ltd. have taken the task of commercialising possible the first Cape Flats Community-Driven Innovation from the ground to a global product. Already with business partners and offices in the United Kingdom, Malaysia and Finland along with its strategic partners Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs),MXit Lifestyle and ISLabs, JamiiX could well be a technology startup fairytale encouraging open collaboration with communities in developing innovative solutions. MoVigo Technologies has already acquired some seed funding (R1.4 million) from SAFIPA (SOUTH AFRICA – FINLAND KNOWLEDGE PARTNERSHIP ON ICT PROGRAMME) with the goal of establishing JamiiX as an international brand.

Watch this space as we will be sharing more about JamiiX and keep you updated on the progress of the official launch next week 8 June 2010. If you would like to join the JamiiX team at the launch you can register on the website and send a request message. You can also follow JamiiX on twitter or join the Facebook page.

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Moving Beyond Beyond April 16, 2010

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It has been an eventful and interactive week. I was privileged to be part of the RLabs Social Media team covering the World Bank Innovation Fair. #innovfair was the hashtag used on Twitter for the Fair.

I have met many interesting and inspirational people. The amazing part of the Fair was being in close proximaty with passionate and innovative innovators. You can only but engage and push yourself to move beyond your current innovative state. I do believe that it is personal and all depends on how in touch you are with your current state.

Life as I know we know it has been changed forever! We are not only moving beyond conflict but beyond circumstances.

Visit the blog: innovationfair.ning.com to read more about the Fair.