IIT Hyderabad to set up drone development centre for India

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, has now joined hands with Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, Terra Drone Indian to develop the high-speed drones. They have also signed a pact and announced about a first of its kind center of Excellence for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in India.

According to the report which has been revealed, the center will be set up at the IT Hyderabad.

“We are creating a unique educational ecosystem that combines interactive learning with cutting-edge research, strong industry collaboration and entrepreneurship,” said Dr. UB Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad.

With its presence in more than six continents and more than 21 countries, terra Drone Corporation is one of the world largest providers of industrial drone solutions.

The company is also at forefront of the various innovations in the aviation industry, which even includes the promoting the application of AI technologies in the drones and providing the advisory services to the ongoing ‘flying cars’ projects in Japan.

Part of the Terra Drone Group, Terra Drone India provides with a complete sales service support module for the drone ecosystem in India.

“The UAV ecosystem in India is rapidly evolving and drones are set to become an integral part of future working environments in several industries,” said Prateek Srivastava, CEO, Terra Drone India.

IIT Hyderabad and Terra Drone join hands for:

Terra Drone will support the IIT Hyderabad to organize seminars, workshops, lectures and a joint project that use the cutting edge unmanned technologies and drone LiDar Systems.

Aid for students

Students can also apply for the internship programmes under this project, which will also prepare them for the real-time technology applications.

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Written by Udit Agarwal

Startup/Tech News Correspondent, Responsible for gathering information on the tech companies working on IOT, AI, ML, Cloud, Mobile Technologies,

Udit can be reached at [email protected]

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