JAMNAV launches API to allow developers to tap into Geospatial Data

JAMNAV is a service by Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI), at the University of the West Indies. It provides a GPS navigation map for Jamaica which allows users street-level, voice-assisted, turn-by-turn navigation from a start point to any local destination. Thier primary product is the sale of Jamaica’s location data to GARMIN devices but recently JAMNAV […]

Mash Di Button: Road to VXG – Fighting Game Tournament in Jamaica

Fighter’s Allegiance Jamaica, in association with VXG, The Spot Sports Bar and Grill -UWI, Enhanced Realizm, Str8 Games and Yardie 876 Gamers presents: MASH DI BUTTON: Road to VXG Where: The Spot Sports Bar and Grill, University of the West Indies (Student’s Union) When: 27 April, 2013 Time: 2PM SHARP Entry Fee: JA$1000 to enter […]

ICT Policy Conference Organized by UWI Mona School of Business

Despite stories within the local and international media that seem to paint Jamaica’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in a bad light, there are great things happening within the industry – some being powered by Grassroots Communities such as Slashroots, ICT4D Jamaica, the Jamaica Design Association, and Kingston Beta; while others are being powered by […]

Slash Roots (/Roots) Developer Conference

Creating a technology industry that drives innovation and a community responsive to global trends cannot occur in a vacuum. In today’s world, specific institutional support systems produce the technical resources that drive business and competitiveness. The ./roots Developer Conference is about creating and fostering those support systems within the Jamaican context. The conference reflects the […]