International Virtual Assistance IVA), a deep-tech startup in Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram, has received the title of ‘Best Research Company in AI’ at the fourth Global Artificial Intelligence Summit and Awards (GAISA) 2024.
A Kerala Startup Mission-supported firm, IVA obtained the popularity from the All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA) for its collaboration on a defence-related challenge for the event of a digital pressure gauge sensor for aero-engine testing.
An organization spokesman mentioned IVA has established itself as a pacesetter in technological improvements with ongoing collaborations with universities across the nation, together with IITs and NITs. Research and growth in defence and safety addresses points in sectors just like aerospace by means of the creation of ‘digital twins’ which can be economical and resource-efficient. Digital twin refers back to the digital picture of an individual or object in a associated setting and helps an organization simulate actual conditions or outcomes to reach at higher choices.
Suresh Kumar, Chairman, IVA, mentioned the corporate is proud to symbolize Kerala on the global stage and can proceed its pursuit of excellence in synthetic intelligence (AI) and machine studying. Roy George, Chief Scientist, mentioned being the only real Kerala-based firm to emerge victorious at the GAISA awards, IVA has not solely demonstrated regional excellence but in addition earned worldwide recognition. Its work has garnered consideration from numerous platforms, together with the Open Innovation Challenge–2022 initiated by Delhi Police in collaboration with AGNIi mission. IVA was additionally shortlisted as finalist within the GITEX Supernova Challenge in Dubai in November 2021 and was a recipient of the Government of Kerala Idea Grant in 2019.
IVA has been supporting farmers with environment friendly useful resource provide to vegetation in a managed setting by means of AI-enabled farming in collaboration with Kerala Agriculture University. It has additionally diversified technological attain to the commercial safety ecosystem by way of its superior video analytics platform that helps with accident detection and prediction of ‘black spots.’