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

My internship experience at Invento – Part 2

Before I had taken up this internship at Invento Robotics, I had read about the Mitra robot after the GES 2017. I wondered how the developers would be working. I simply assumed that maybe a team of 150-200 highly skilled developers would be behind this product.  But, my first day at Invento took me by [...]

By | 2018-07-19T13:27:01+00:00 July 19th, 2018|blog, Team Culture|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

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

AI & Robotics trends last week

How will be life after AI It is said that an average robot can do work equivalent to 6 individuals. Consequently, “loss of job” has become a widespread topic of debate whenever discussions surrounding AI crops up. A recent study shows that nearly half of the jobs in the US will be taken over by [...]

By | 2018-06-20T12:51:40+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Robotics|0 Comments

The origin of robots and its modern concepts

The robots we know today are machines built with a mind of their own - the artificial intelligence. By definition, they are machines programmed to make their own decisions in a given scenario. They do it with the help of Machine Learning, the ability of machines to learn and improvise by itself. Over the past [...]

By | 2018-06-20T11:23:37+00:00 June 20th, 2018|blog, Robotics|0 Comments

9 key sectors that will be revolutionised by robots.

This is a video recap of the talk I delivered to World Bank on Jun 6 2018. I will talk about how robotics will revolutionise some of the key sectors - healthcare, banking, retail and disaster management. Slides are here How robots will change 9 key sectors by 2021. Invento presentation-World Bank from Balaji Viswanathan

By | 2018-06-07T17:19:07+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Robotics|Comments Off on 9 key sectors that will be revolutionised by robots.

AI & Robotics trends last week

Welcome to the weekly report covering the latest happenings in the world of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. This piece will cover developments in software, hardware, and other industry related news.  Tech news: Asian superpowers - India and China - become AI partners Indian PM Narendra Modi with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping (Photo Source: Robotics [...]

By | 2018-06-06T09:12:10+00:00 June 6th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on AI & Robotics trends last week

Opening of Invento’s new office.

Recently Invento Robotics moved to a new office in Bengaluru. We have taken two floors of a office building -- one floor for development center and another for production. Canara Bank General Manager Mr. Rajagopal cut the ribbon and formally inaugurated the place. Here are the photos of the inauguration.   Photos by Mohan Girhe.

By | 2018-06-03T19:01:10+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Team Culture|Comments Off on Opening of Invento’s new office.