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Sponsoring and Talks
TNG sponsored the SoCraTes in Soltau and was represented by a group of participants.
Java Forum Stuttgart and Talks
TNG sponsored the Java Forum Stuttgart again this year and was represented by a large group of participants. One of our employees gave a talk "JGiven: a developer-friendly BDD-framework for Java".
We also held a workshop "Node.js for Designers" at the WebVisions in Barcelona and a talk "Feedback loops in practice: speed is key" at the TU Munich in Garching. We also organized the PHP Usergroup in Munich.
Bavaria's Best 50
In 2015 TNG was amongst the awardees of "Bavaria's Best 50" for the third time.
Big Techday, DWX and IKOM
This year's TNG Big Techday took place on June 12 in the HVB Forum Munich with 34 exciting talks and 500 attendees. We also gave a talk "Fiction or Reality? Gesture control and the next wave of 3D Cameras" at the DWX Developer Week 2015, as well as a demo session at the associated Community Night. As part of the attached press workshop, an interview with TNG employees about current developments in 3D camera technology was shown on Bavarian television's flagship news programme.
We were also present at the IKOM at the TU Munich.
Burda Hackday "Future of Finance"
A team of TNG consultants took part in the Burda Hackday. They were awarded the "special prize for the highest economic impact" by the Bavarian Minister for Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology for their app "BlitzPay". The app used the technologies React, Flux, Node.js, Material-UI, and ripple-lib.
Augmented World Expo 2015
TNG was invited by Intel to present the prototype of an "Augmented Rift" at the Augmented World Expo 2015 in Santa Clara (California, USA), from 8th to 10th June 2015. A fully augmented visual experience can be created with the help of an Oculus Rift and a RealSense 3D camera. The Augmented Rift can, for example, perform heartbeat detection, facial recognition and measure distances.
For an internationally active merchant we consolidated the web presence of the online shop and high street stores into a common system. It is now possible to develop and maintain cross-channel offers consistently using just one eCommerce platform.
Talks and fairs
We gave the talk "See like a Terminator - Augmented Reality with Oculus Rift and Intel RealSense" at the RealSense Hands-on Lab in London.
We were also presented at the LMU Munich's industry meeting for IT & Communications and organized the Munich PHP User Group.
Project | Jersey | Guice
We assumed the overall project lead in a strategic project for an eCommerce provider, as well as the Product Owner role for one of the three participating Scrum teams. We are additionally supporting the development in Java 8, Jersey and Guice with several people.
We switched the product index for a large online fashion retailer from a proprietary commercial solution to a self-hosted Elastic Search based solution. As well as considerable operational cost savings, we also accelerated the page delivery speed by 30%.