Roundup: Invento’s Airport robot grand launch at Chennai Airport

On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, Chennai Airport authority took an initiative to embrace change and introduced autonomous humanoid “Mitra” robots at Kamraj Domestic terminal. This is the first time that such a robot is being deployed at an AAI-operated airport. “Deciphering variances in accent,” Economic times reports Economic Times reported a tweet made [...]

By | 2018-08-17T14:03:48+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Airport, Product launch, Robotics|0 Comments

Teaching Mitra to Understand Human Body Language

A funny lesson in humility If we want to have more intuitive conversations with robots, the robots will have to learn to understand what we are saying. So far this problem has almost exclusively been a natural language processing (NLP) problem, and some of the largest research groups in the world from Google to Baidu [...]

By | 2018-08-09T15:53:58+00:00 August 9th, 2018|blog, Robotics, tech|0 Comments

Mitra hobnobs with corporate and political biggies during the Goa IT Day

Mitra recently made its presence felt among 100+ key names from the corporate and political world during the Goa IT day event held at Panaji on July 14th and 15th. For long, Goa has been known as India’s global party destination. However, the star of India’s tourist map is now ready to embrace a totally [...]

By | 2018-07-19T11:37:43+00:00 July 19th, 2018|blog, Robotics, tech|0 Comments

Case Story: A store launch turned into a massive success with robots

Marketing is about creativity. Whichever brand does things in the most unique manner, wins the brand race.  There are a number of examples which can elaborate on his fact further. Running flash mobs, quirky posters on highways and public places, memorable ad campaigns on television as well as social media campaigns serve the purpose of grabbing the [...]

By | 2018-07-24T10:22:23+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Robotics, tech|0 Comments

The role of robotics in rescue management

At present robots cannot do much in terms of rescue on their own. But, I believe there is a whole range of robots that enable disaster rescue missions over the next ten years. In fact, one of the key themes of this year’s XPrize is that: The $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE The conventional methods used [...]

By | 2018-07-11T22:37:43+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Robotics|0 Comments

Robots’ work: Let’s bid adieu to dull, dirty and dangerous jobs

The world is still sceptical of robots in our homes, workplaces and war zones. But, an increasing number of robotic inventions are continually saving time, resources and lives around the world. In other words, saving us from dull, dirty and dangerous jobs.   Robots are built for a diverse range of functions and purposes. Industrial robots, service [...]

By | 2018-06-28T16:14:13+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Economy, Robotics|0 Comments

How robots can help in visitor engagement?

Last week I walked into the lobby of a top multinational company. I went to the receptionist and she asked me to fill in my details. Again! I have done it 3 times before in meeting up with executives in closing a deal. I finished it. She asked me to wait and then began placing [...]

By | 2018-06-25T12:24:39+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Robotics, Videos|0 Comments

Our vision: What would robotics by 2030 be like?

Here is what my vision for robotics by 2030: Robots would be all-pervading. In every office, every home, every store — just as computers are today. They would complement humans in a lot of tasks just as the PCs in your lap do. They would be able to provide companionship to senior citizens living alone. They [...]

By | 2018-06-25T12:20:10+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Robotics|0 Comments