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ABOUT US

SoFar is established in Zakynthos a beautiful island of Greece. The perfect weather and the relaxing environment makes it an ideal place for software developers to get inspired and make their work an innovative art.

Dr. Dimitris Halvatzaras is the director of SoFar. He studied and worked for several years in different research projects in the field of Human Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. In 2006 he founded SoFar with a team of talented I.T. experts who love building innovative software applications.

SOFAR's team, in every project, make use of state of the art technologies to implement custom web & mobile applications tailored to meet the specific needs of the client while keeping the development budget in an acceptable cost.

We believe that humans should not try to understand how a computer works but the other way around.

MEET THE TEAM

George, Software Developer

George

Software Developer

He is a young but talented programmer. He is skeptical for about anything outdated because he really knows how to comprehend and make use of any new breaking through technology. He is mainly involved in the development of web based and mobile applications.

Dimitris, Software Engineer

Dimitris

Dr. Software Engineer

He has worked in many different IT projects as a researcher, developer, consultant and manager for over 20 years now. During his PhD and MSc he wondered around the fields of personalization, context awareness and A.I. computing. He thoroughly studied advanced programming architectures and about human vanity. Today he is the director of the team, project manager and a special force programmer.

Chris, Software Engineer

Chris

Dr. Software Engineer

He is a an IT guru including a PhD in the field of context aware mobile gaming. His deep experience through his academic work makes him a key person of the team since he is the one to call when the things are getting really tough. He is mainly involved in extreme mobile computing projects and in low level server programming.

Spiros, Web Developer

Spiros

Web Developer

He is our HTML/CSS expert. He has a long experience on web development and web interface implementation. His skills are unique and he is one of his kind when it comes to deal with the mysteries of HTML5.

RESEARCH

SoFar has been involved in a variety of innovative IT projects in the field of A.I., Web and Native application development. In some of these projects the company has partnered with academic institutions, such as University of Patras and the School of Environment Engineering and Ecology of Zakynthos.

SoFar research profile

PUBLICATIONS

Towards the Experimental Studiesof a Web-based Platform for Eco-Tourism

Authors: Dimitris Halvatzaras & Katerina Kabassi
Published at: International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science (IJRES)
ISSN (Online): 2320-9364, ISSN (Print): 2320-9356
www.ijres.org Volume 4Issue 3ǁ March. 2016ǁ PP.35-49

Evaluating a Web-based Platform for Eco-Tourism

Authors: Halvatzaras, D., Kabassi, K.
Presented at: International Conference for Organic Agriculture and AGRO-ECO Tourism in the Mediterranean, September 2011

Do you remember that building? Exploring old Zakynthos through an augmented reality mobile game

Authors: Halvatzaras Dimitris, Yanoutsou Nikoleta, Avouris Nikos, Sintoris Christos
Presented at: IMCL2014 – 2014 International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, 13-14 November 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece

A rule based intelligent system for assisting bus fleet scheduling

Authors: Halvatzaras, D.,Daskalaki S.
Published at: ITS and Smart Cities 2014, Patra 19-22 November 2014

Alarm Processing in Support of Operators of Power Systems

Authors:Avouris N., Semitekos D, Halvatzaras D.
Published at: International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol 25, No.1, 2005. H