World Telugu Conference,
World Telugu Conference,

Hyderabad: To make information accessible hassle-free to delegates during World Telugu Conference (WTC), it is decided to establish 10 kiosks at the Airport, Secunderabad Railway station and MGBS bus stand, besides other public places. The WTC is scheduled to be held between December 15 to 19 in Hyderabad.

According to officials of WTC, two more kiosks may be installed at Miyapur and Ameerpet Metro Railway stations, too. Each 42-inch multi-point touch Kiosk will be manned by one assistant to help the delegates and visitors. A large multi-touch screen at kiosks for two-way interaction between WTC and delegates will be installed. A warm welcoming song in Telugu which depicts the culture in State of Telangana will be played at all the kiosks.

Speaking to The Hans India, Manasa Yeddula, Managing Director of  TouchOnCloud, who developed both hardware and software application, said these touch screen kiosks are powerful branding solutions and are easy to use and learn. The kiosks are a fusion of technology and cutting-edge design, she said. Manasa said the detailed schedule of the five-day event would be displayed at kiosks to help the delegates plan their programmes. The kiosk has an icon of Google maps, which will guide the delegates to the venues of the conference.

8000 delegates expected to attend Around 8000 national and international delegates are expected to attend the WTC. The State government has invited 36 foreign delegates and 48 other State delegates, including Andhra Pradesh. Majority of the foreign delegates are from the United States of America. As many as 162 foreign delegates registered with the department for attending the five-day conference. Of these 91 people are from Malaysia.

However, as many as 1,109 persons have registered as delegates from across the country. Andhra Pradesh State has topped with 353 registrations. From Telangana alone as many as 6502 delegates have register their names both online and offline.

By: V Naveen Kumar