In an attempt to make India technologically advanced, technology giant Google organizes workshop on computer science (AI) and machine learning in Bengaluru nowadays.
Interestingly, many known personalities, like scientist and applied scientist Jeff Dean and vp of Engineering at Google Prabhakar Raghavan, set out the workshop by sharing the organization's future plans in terms of AI and cubic centimeter.
In addition to that they also spoke about the ease of doing business with the help of AI and ML.
The event witnessed many participation form several faculties and researchers from IITs and industry from both startups and big corporates including Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra and Ola. These companies discussed about their ongoing projects in many areas of AI.
At the event, Google additionally awarded grants to 5 college members in India to support their tutorial analysis on AI. In its web log, the corporate claimed that the funds disbursed to the winners now are more than it had been in 2012.
Scope of AI and Machine Learning In India
If one looks closely, all the major sectors in India such as healthcare, media, automobile Ã?Â¢?? are changing due to rapid technological advancement. According to Tracxn Technologies, there are more than 200 AI based startups in India.
List of indian startups who are carrying out projects related to AI and ML.
- Niki.ai is an AI-powered shopping assistant. Through its chatbot SDK, the organization leverages the technology of NLP and ML to interact with the customers over a chat interface, to shop for products and services. Moreover, it supports over 20 categories including entertainment, travel and daily utilities with partners like BookMyShow, OYO, Ola among others.
- Uncanny Vision delivers AI-based police investigation solutions. It explores deep Learning-enabled vision algorithms that are optimized to run nervy servers; the company provides efficient and ascendable security for next generation safe cities and sensible industries. It additionally permits period of time unjust police investigation and analytics for high-value customers in retail and banking.
- Founded by Avneesh Agrawal, Netradyne has developed a robust camera, which may analyze driving patterns and helps to work out the cause of an accident. The soap bar sized device is connected to a vehicle's rear-view mirror and rests on the inside of the windshield, pointing towards the road.
- Gurgaon based Staqu is an AI centered analysis firm operating in automated image understanding technology. Staqu allows automation of a number of the crucial tasks for ecommerce corporations that embrace image search, tag generation, real time recommendation.
As reported earlier by Inc42, the govt. has allotted a massive quantity of $480 Mn for Digital India initiatives centered on trendy technologies as well as artificial intelligence among others.
During the Union Budget 2018 session, Arun Jaitley, minister, declared that the the government will be investing extensively in research, training and skill development in robotics, Artificial Intelligence, digital manufacturing, Big Data intelligence and Quantum communications, among others.
It is expected that with the government's push, AI can revolutionise everything from manufucturing to innovation and labour market productivity in India. Also, it'll pave the track for India to be within the list of the foremost advanced economies.
Additionally, with such steps, India can be two steps ahead of the two superpowers US and China, especially when it comes to acknowledging the strategic importance of emerging technologies around the world.