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The curious case of Mitra in Myntra

Me: Well, we have an upcoming event with Myntra? Friend: But what is Mitra robot is going to do in Myntra? To give you the context Myntra is one of the leading e-commerce fashion sites in India. We were approached for the OnePulse event. Myntra celebrates OnePulse week to bring their employees together, listen to [...]

By | 2018-09-25T15:43:45+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

What was our talk at Swissnex India about?

Swissnex India connects Switzerland and India in science, education, art and innovation by hosting discussions that involve myriad topics. They cover areas like promoting maker culture, digitalizing agriculture, startups, building smart cities, robo revolutions, gaming tours, musical collaborations and also creating awareness on epilepsy Amit Tripathy, VP products at Invento Robotics was one of the key members [...]

By | 2018-09-25T15:39:04+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Events, tech|0 Comments

Reporting on the Startup India delegation supported by DIPP that went to the World Economic Forum – Tianjin 2018

I have been reading about the World Economic Forum since my school days and this year finally got to be a part of the community at Tianjin, China. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion backed StartupIndia selected 15 startups from India to attend the trip and I was lucky to make the cut.The experience was [...]

By | 2018-09-24T21:41:25+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Mitra’s felicitation at Bhamashah technohub inauguration

Rajasthan Government has launched India's biggest startup incubation space "Bhamashah technohub" to promote the entrepreneurial spirit. Apart from getting space, 700 startups will get free funding and end-to-end support here. It also houses a digital museum and tinkering labs to promote DIY projects. On Thursday, CM Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the technohub and Mitra remained one [...]

By | 2018-09-24T05:47:35+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are we embracing the robotics revolution?

Every morning I open my mail, I see my Google alert feed full of updates on AI, Robotics, Machine learning and NLP. For example, Softbank's pepper robot, Japan’s furry robotic seal to assist elderly population or Sony’s robotic puppy that wags tail when you caress it. Artificial intelligence is growing by leaps and bounds but [...]

By | 2018-09-23T16:27:49+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Artificial intimacy just a concept?

"I am not a robot. I am a human and I have feelings" motto has been popular since ages stereotyping robots as mean, cold and computing machines. We are accustomed to robots using deductive logic and probabilities. Critically acclaimed movies like "Her" and "Wall-E" have shown robots in a different light with human prized emotions like love and [...]

By | 2018-08-23T14:55:02+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Mitri gives a tech upgrade to Chennai Airport 

Mitri, the female humanoid assistant, was welcomed at the Chennai Airport with a lot of enthusiasm, adding a dash of innovation to the 72nd Independence Day celebrations. Mitri, with chocolates and national flag in its hands, was unveiled in front of an audience of kids and other senior airport authorities who were present as a part of the [...]

By | 2018-08-22T15:05:05+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Airport|0 Comments

AI to bring down WhatsApp hoax messages.

We live in an era of limited attention span, whoever grabs customer's attention wins the "views and likes" game. Sadly, this has deteriorated the quality of content we come across. The content is exaggerated, emotionally stirring and in particular targets topics like politics, race, religion and culture. There have been a lynching, violent attacks over [...]

By | 2018-09-23T17:03:19+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Artificial Intelligence|0 Comments

Are we about to bid adieu to chatbots?

  If you've ever visited a website and had a live-chat customer service or had a conversation with Siri/Cortana you've experienced a chatbot, Chatbots are used in dialogue systems to disseminate information. The popular reasons why chatbots became famous were the friendlier interface and 24x7 customer assistance they provided businesses with. Though chatbots have transformed [...]

By | 2018-08-23T12:04:50+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Artificial Intelligence, Robotics|0 Comments