I am Amit Kumar Sarangi, 25, a professional programmer working mostly with interactive installations and creative technologies. I also work on gamedev, android dev and web dev from time to time. While I primarily code , I am also responsible for design in many projects.
In 2011 I graduated from BITS Pilani Goa Campus-India with a bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. I will also be doing my masters in Human Technology Interaction from University of Tampere-Finland in fall 2015.
Other Interests : working out and photography.
So, you want to know more about me? Let's start from my undergrad days.
I started programming in late 2007 after being an avid gamer.I always used to ponder about user interfaces and when I came across Natural User Interface Group, I started tinkering with their open source programs and started learning to code. In the meantime I also worked on MTMini, a frugal multitouch hardware.
In 2010 and 2011 I got selected as Google Summer of Code student and worked on CCV and MT4j respectively. The software CCV has been downloaded more than a million times. You can see my work on CCV here and read about it here.
After graduating I started a company and created an interactive restaurant table. In 2012 I co-founded flixstock.com where we worked on revolutionizing the model photography industry by introducing automation.Also I mentored in Google Summer of Code 2012. From 2014 , I started freelancing and working on interactive installations. I started working on gamedev, android dev and webdev for clients across the world. I also have created a few utility applications which I should be publishing soon. You can read about my work in demo reel 2014.
On 20th February 2015,I got the award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Export Awards from Software Technology Parks of India.