Robots and industrial automation enable disproportionate GDP gains, but are they resilient to disruptions and changing demands?
Indian manufacturing gaining competitive edge adopting digitalisation. Entrepreneurial mindset in the manufacturing industry and country’s technology skill-sets are driving digitalisation in Indian manufacturing,
India’s manufacturing is struggling to breathe during the second wave of the Covid-19 virus. Before the pandemic, the sector was estimated to contribute 25 per cent to the country’s GDP by 2025.
How do we rapidly make and administer two doses each of new vaccines to 137 crore people? This is the huge challenge that India faces and we are witnessing history in the making with our incredible country-wide vaccine drive.
While robots have been deployed in the manufacturing process to automate low-skilled, repetitive manual tasks, to endow them with even a semblance of human ability to understand and manipulate objects is still a distant prospect.
While the pandemic has exacted a huge toll, yet it presents us with a unique opportunity to invest in robotics to bring in increased automation and also protect workers against the scourge.
Bengaluru-based CynLr, which is building visual object intelligence for industrial robots, has raised seed funding of Rs 5.5 crore. The deep tech startup will use the funds for product research and development, and to drive adoption.
Bengaluru-based robotics startup Vyuti Systems has built a credible reputation with marquee clients and now plans to build newer and innovative products in robotics automation.
What was the reason behind starting CynLr? What problems of the manufacturing industry does it solve? What is some emerging integration of automation technologies in AI in the robotics segment?
We have read quite a lot by now on how the Coronavirus has opened the world’s eyes on the unparalleled benefits of work from home - the productivity gains it enables while allowing us to spend more quality time with loved ones.
It’s been 5 years since my partner Gokul and I left our jobs at National Instruments and set out on our own. We’ve had an exhilarating journey so far, a roller coaster of ups and downs but unflinching in our pursuit towards our original vision.