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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

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

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

Here’s how you can one get an internship in Invento

We hire interns from a variety of backgrounds. Three key qualities we look for in interns are intellectual horsepower, curiosity and humility. Here is the video of this year’s interns: Invento Robotics. For our engineering roles, we take students from CS, electronics and mechanical. For business roles, we take either from B-school or students who [...]

By | 2018-07-11T23:02:09+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Team Culture|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

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

Invento internships 2018: What did the students work on?

We hire interns from a variety of backgrounds. Three key qualities we look in interns are: intellectual horsepower, curiosity and humility. Here is the video of this year’s interns: Invento Robotics. For our engineering roles we take students from CS, electronics and mechanical. For business roles, we take either from B-school or students who are extremely [...]

By | 2018-07-10T08:39:49+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Team Culture|0 Comments