India’s logistics sector will touch USD 215 billion by 2020. Here are some changes to look for.

Now is as great a time as any to be in the logistics sector in India, since the Economic survey predicted major growth in the upcoming years. It is stated that the logistics section, currently provides employment to about 22 million people across the country and is only looking up. The sector has grown at … Continue reading “India’s logistics sector will touch USD 215 billion by 2020. Here are some changes to look for.”

Intelligence augmentation: the human-machine labour force

Image by:┬áCOM SALUD Agencia de comunicaci├│n/Flickr, CC BY While the arrival of high-level artificial intelligence foreshadows the replication of human faculties, there is a nuanced territory in AI development that suggests human and machines benefit from a symbiotic existence – intelligence augmentation. IA is a component of full-blown robotics that has already integrated with daily … Continue reading “Intelligence augmentation: the human-machine labour force”

Uber strikes deal with Volvo to forge steadily into the driverless future

Image by: Uber Uber has entered into a $1.4 billion deal with carmaker Volvo to purchase 24,000 of its XC90 SUVs between 2019 and 2021 to form a fleet of autonomous vehicles. The deal is an extension of an agreement Uber made with Volvo nearly two years ago when the ride-hailing company started its research … Continue reading “Uber strikes deal with Volvo to forge steadily into the driverless future”

The world revs up for self-driving trucks

Image by: Daimler Cultural and economic incentives of self-driving cargo trucks have sped up their adoption into logistics chains. While some legislative and infrastructural concerns remain unresolved, autonomous technology has attracted stakeholders ranging from infantile startups to leading auto-makers. Latching on to the commercial transportation sector may further catalyse the AV truck market as it … Continue reading “The world revs up for self-driving trucks”

Drone delivery to become a reality in India by 2018

The Indian government takes a progressive step in last mile delivery by finalising Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) on drones – Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs). The draft of requirements is published on the Directorate General of Civil Aviation website for public review. Suggestions and edits will be collated by 31 December and employed to compile a … Continue reading “Drone delivery to become a reality in India by 2018”