First SMAARC 2020 conference
Bengaluru, KA, INDIA, January 22, 2020 – Lincode Labs Inc., in association with CAI – CIO Association of India, Avadhoot Automation Solutions Pvt Ltd, AB Plastomech, Ignos Consulting and BrandWox, hosted SMAARC 2020, a conference on the current state of smart factory technology. The conference marked the first public event of its kind held by the Smart Manufacturing, AI, AR & Robotics Consortium (SMAARC), an ecosystem of industrial partners at the forefront of manufacturing technology and innovation.
The conference took place at the prestigious Leela Palace in Bengaluru. Veterans from the manufacturing sector came together to connect, collaborate and share their expertise and perspectives on how the next generation of technology is revolutionizing manufacturing.
Opening with the lighting of the lamp, an Indian inauguration tradition, the event kicked off with comments from Rajesh Iyengar, the founder and CEO of Lincode Labs and principal architect of SMAARC. Mr. Iyengar explained, “we formed SMAARC to build a collaborative ecosystem of manufacturing specialists and leverage each other’s talents, experiences and connections.” Keynote presentation topics included digital transformation, artificial intelligence in visual inspection, augmented reality, IoT security and robotics. The event also featured a panel discussion with leading experts in the field and live product demos of cutting edge industrial applications.
Eric Malis, CMO of Lincode Labs led a discussion on artificial intelligence in visual inspections and shared that “as new technology becomes more complex to produce and consumer expectations shift faster than ever, the #1 business challenge that manufactures identify where smart factory solutions can enhance business performance is quality management. In addition to understanding how deep learning is improving quality inspection, audience questions focused on trends in data analytics, mobile security and evolving labor economies.
Since this event, interest in joining SMAARC has continued to grow. Amarinder Singh, Chief Involvement Officer of the CIO Association of India and master of ceremonies for SMAARC 2020, remarked that “it was such an honor to be in the company of so many great thinkers, and I am excited for what this group of business leaders is going to do next.”
More information about SMAARC is available at www.SMAARC.org. The website contains a full list of the presenters and details about how to learn more about current innovations in the manufacturing sector.
About Lincode Labs Inc.
Lincode Labs Inc. is an AI and IoT company enabling manufacturers to identify, predict and eliminate product defects using computer vision and machine learning. The company’s patent-pending deep learning solution enables manufacturing companies to identify objects, components, text, dimensions, colors and defects in revolutionary ways compared to traditional machine vision technology. The solution seamlessly integrates with existing manufacturing environments and enables manufactures to adapt quickly to new customer demands and production requirements.
Learn more at www.lincode.ai.