Defense & Aviation Sector to be benefitted from the setting up of AI Centre of Excellence in Assam

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Guwahati: Assam Electronics Development Corporation Limited (Amtron) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Corsight AI, an Israel-based company to set up an Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence at a Tech City near Guwahati.

Under this collaboration, Corsight Al will help AMTRON to establish a strong Face Recognition Technology Development and Services portfolio, capacity development, research and skilling services to the Government of India, state governments and allied government organizations and Public Sector Undertakings within India, against continuously growing and rapidly evolving demand for Facial Recognition technology.” AMTRON said in a statement.

The technology powered by Autonomous Al is the most advanced artificial intelligence system backed by more than 250 patents. The technology provides facial recognition solutions for the most challenging conditions such as recognizing faces in extreme angles, moving crowds, low-quality images, partially covered faces, and even in nearly complete darkness along with personal privacy protection.

Rob Watts, CEO of Corsight Al, said “Our first task will be to build the Innovation Center at AMTRON’S offices and to engage with the client community to deliver real value and outcomes.

Managing director of AMTRON, M K Yadava said the collaboration was aimed at meeting privacy-related issues faced by the government agencies. “Apart from the privacy-related issues, the defense and aviation sector of India could be highly benefitted from this alliance and we could see a major change in secured data privacy models in near future with integration of such robust technologies.”