This is an incredible achievement by two brothers Shravan and Sanjay Kumaran as they have launched their own mobile applications firm. Aged only 12 and 10 respectively, Shravan is the Co-Founder and President of Go Dimensions while his brother is Co-Founder and CEO. The two brothers are the youngest chief executives of India and also youngest promoters of a company who are studying in Class VIII and Class VI at a Chennai school.
When most adults have trouble understanding Java code, these two kids have used the code to build mobile applications. The brothers have together developed four apps for the Apple Store, which have been downloaded more than 10,000 times from 20 countries.
Clad in grey suits and ties, these two highly-confident children demonstrated their apps to the media, on the iOS and Android platforms, for games, education and entertainment.
Students of Vaels Billabong High International School, both Shravan’s and Sanjay’s interest in computers started early at home when their father got them a desktop computer. Starting with Paint and games on the PC, the two started to make presentations at school and teachers encouraged them to do more. That’s how they turned into mobile app developers.
The first product Catch me Cop, a mobile application was showcased at Apple’s App Store in only two months of its launch. In the CatchMeCop game application, a convict escapes from prison and there is a nationwide hunt for the convict. The convict has to run through a desert, a beach and a maze to outsmart the cops. There are multiple levels of this application, which saw nearly 2,000 downloads in the first month of development. In fact, tech media Web site CNET has reviewed this application too.
The popular applications include Apple’s App Store Alphabet Board which is a learning app for iPhone and iPad, Prayer Planet for religious prayers of distinct communities and Colour Pallette, a learning app for kids to learn colours.
Cnet.com approaching with lists of well-known apps. The apps are free for download, says Shravan. The company will make money on advertisements in their apps, he said.
The brothers are currently working on another application with an Olympics torch which will be surely appreciated by the people world-wide. Christened as Olympic Thief, they are striving hard to bring it to the stores during the games held in London.