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

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|1 Comment

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

My internship journey with Invento Robotics

I was excited when I got an intern offer at Invento Robotics. I never dreamt that I would work for a robotics company. But, finally, it happened. My journey at Invento robotics started in the 2nd week of May and ended in the first week of July.  These days passed very quickly. I worked on [...]

By | 2018-07-10T13:53:15+00:00 July 10th, 2018|blog, Team Culture|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

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

How robots can help in banking & finance?

We see a lot of potential for robots in the banking & finance industry. The two key factors behind this assumption are the increasing adoption rate, increasing improvements in AI and machine learning. A few months ago RBI asked me to give a talk to the bank MDs and top executives on the potential for robotics [...]

By | 2018-06-15T15:02:43+00:00 June 15th, 2018|blog, Economy|0 Comments

AI & Robotics trends last week

A lot of things happened in the world of AI & Robotics last week. Here’s a brief look at some of the major news and developments.  Read on... China and Dubai deploy robots to give a feel of future. The global city of Dubai has introduced Robocops in its police fleet. The creators of the [...]

By | 2018-06-12T11:32:58+00:00 June 12th, 2018|blog, Robotics|Comments Off on AI & Robotics trends last week

Why don’t police in developed countries like Australia have sophisticated robots?

We are a few years away from that although a lot of work is going on to make that happen. Many police SWAT teams have already started using robots for reconnaissance in dangerous situations. (Mississippi State's CAVS Center helps Starkville police go high-tech with drones) In grad school, I was working on a similar topic. Here is [...]

By | 2018-06-12T18:27:34+00:00 June 11th, 2018|blog, Robotics|Comments Off on Why don’t police in developed countries like Australia have sophisticated robots?