Meet 14 startups from the first batch of Intel India Maker Lab

|October 19, 2016 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fourteen startups from the first batch Intel India’s first Maker Lab showcased their products and solutions in its Bangalore campus today.

The ‘Intel India Maker Lab’ was set up about a year ago to help startups accelerate their hardware and systems innovation towards creation of new products and  solutions by offering infrastructure, technology, tools, and mentorship support.

In the first batch, seventeen startups have utilized Intel India Maker Lab facilities for their projects in the areas of education, sports, health, agriculture, BFSI, and e-governance, across IOT, Cloud, and Client Compute. Out of these, nine startups have already launched their products in the market; five startups have their products ready and are moving to customer trial stage, while the remaining three are in the design stage.



Startups with products in the Market:

Aerx LabsAerx Labs’ core product portfolio is Flight Simulators. Its model is to leverage standard Intel Core i7 socketed boards & boxed CPUs from channel and apply their domain knowledge in aircraft systems to integrate complex mechanical, electronics and software elements to create the flight simulator.

AvenchAvench has integrated Intel’s Next Unit of Computing (NUC) platform along with Wi-Fi module & storage to build a Content Access Point which is used for enabling 50 simultaneous HD video stream users for education & transportation verticals.

Green Ocean ResearchGreen Ocean Research has built a medical diagnostic platform using Intel Edison Board to monitor multiple parameters such as BG, Pulse oximetry, BP, etc.

Jayalaxmi AgrotechJayalaxmi Agrotech has built an Agripole which is used to facilitate farmers to download their Agri applications in local language at village fairs using Intel Edison platform.

Klassik KlonecKlassik Klonec has completed building an IOT-enabled Hydroponic (growing green leafs & vegetables at home/industrial kitchen without soil) using Intel Quark D2000.  

ParkzapParkzap has built a smart parking solution for Smart city. Its solution currently covers the ease of payment through an application optimized for Android and the startup is working on an embedded controller for expanding the end-to-end solution for controlling the parking gates/mechanisms.

Skylark DronesSkylark Drones is a Bengaluru-based startup which focuses on solutions which leverage drones for use cases in mining, construction, smart city verticals leveraging Intel Core i7 platforms for Analytics.

SmartronSmartron is a local OEM startup with Intel Core M processor based 2 in 1 product called t-book which is launched in market.

Terrablue XTTerrablue XT is founded by a woman entrepreneur who was inspired by her son’s epilepsy to create a solution for helping epilepsy patients and their caregivers. It has focused on getting a set of sensors customized for local conditions (cost & features) along with Intel Boards to start with and plans to follow with a device design in second phase.

Startups with Products Ready and moving to customer trials: 

Acceleron LabAcceleron has designed & fabricated custom Intel Xeon boards, chassis & system software for their solution that combines server/networking/storage.

BrownLogicBrownLogic has developed an IOT-enabled Agriculture solution for Greenhouse farms using Intel Curie for nodes & Intel Edison for Gateway.

Phoenix RoboticsPhoenix Robotics, founded by a young team, has an environment monitoring solution (air quality) targeted at Industry IOT & smart cities which leverages Intel Curie platform.

SrishtiESDMSrishtiESDM is focusing on solutions in financial inclusion leveraging UID/Aadhar leveraging Intel- powered tablet platforms.

Yaw softwareYaw software is focusing on creating a next generation device for use in biking enthusiast community to help them in tracking and improving their performance through analytics.

Nivruti Rai, general manager, Intel India & vice president of the Platform Engineering Group at Intel Corp. said, “Intel has a strong and consistent focus on accelerating innovation, systems design and entrepreneurship in India. Intel is the catalyst of fostering innovation in the country and we see a lot of enthusiasm in this space through various programs that we are associated with.”

Jitendra Chaddah, senior director, Strategy & Operations, Intel India, said: “It’s very gratifying to see a slew of innovative products and solutions in the areas of education, sports, health, agriculture, BFSI and e-governance developed by the hardware and systems startups using the Intel India Maker Lab.  These solutions will help solve real consumer and business needs and contribute towards realizing the Digital India and Make in India vision.”

The objective of this initiative by Intel India is to collaborate with the Government in developing and encouraging entrepreneurial and innovation talent in India.  This is a not-for-profit initiative of Intel India and is not designed towards building/augmenting Intel India’s own R&D activities. 

It also supported seven startups that came out of Department of Science & Technology (DST) – Intel `Innovate For Digital India’ Challenge. 

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