Cognizant to power Garuda Aerospace in advance Drone technology
Cognizant has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Garuda Aerospace, one of India’s drone startups, to power its drone technology with advanced digital capabilities and bring innovative solutions to offer their clients.
“We are excited to collaborate with Garuda Aerospace, combine our deep industry knowledge with capabilities such as advanced data analytics, real-time insights and software development to elevate drone-based solutions and new use cases for enterprises across sectors,” said Achal Kataria, vice president and India country head, Cognizant.
Drone services are one of the fastest growing technology segments with the potential to provide extraordinary value to industries such as agriculture, manufacturing, energy and utilities, retail and logistics.
Cognizant and Garuda Aerospace are collectively set to bring artificial intelligence based solutions to energy and utility sectors such as asset inspection, storm impact assessment, fire safety etc. In warehouse management, the drones can be used for inventory audit, tracking of products, video surveillance, and even help move lightweight objects. These drone technology-based solutions will also enable businesses achieve their sustainability goals by helping drive efficient use of resources.
Garuda Aerospace boasts a fleet of 400 drones and a well-trained team of over 500 pilots in 26 cities across the country.
“This collaboration with Cognizant will further enhance our ‘Made in India’ drones with world-class technologies and catalyze new, innovative solutions to help clients and their customers around the world,” said Agnishwar Jayaprakash, founder and CEO, Garuda Aerospace.