Saturday, May 6, 2017
TCS Opens First Drones Research Lab in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
TCS has opened its first Drones Research Lab in the US, at its Seven Hills Park Innovation Centre located in Cincinnati, Ohio, to address the demand for unmanned aerial vehicles and business solutions across industries.
The lab — featuring indoor labs, showcase, warehouse and outdoor terrain footprints — provides a rapid experimentation and co-innovation environment for customers to build solutions for specific industry problems in accelerated 30-60-90-day delivery cycles, the company said in a statement.
FAA Part 107-certified TCS pilots based at the lab fly fully equipped drones to collect data for specific industry use-cases. Advanced computer vision, machine-learning and deep-learning algorithms enable fully automated processing of drone-captured images to reveal precise insights.
“Forward-thinking companies worldwide are at different stages of exploring drone technology to re-imagine existing operational processes and transform the way they do business,” said K Ananth Krishnan, EVP and Chief Technology Officer, TCS. “The Drones Research Lab combines the latest in drone technology with cutting-edge research from our labs, and enables our customers to rapidly build innovative solutions.”
The lab is an extension of the global TCS Research and Innovation ecosystem bringing the combined expertise of its labs, start-ups, academia and technology partners closer to customers. The fully operational lab demonstrates solutions for insurance, manufacturing, logistics and transportation industries, as well as specific environmental applications.Agencies