Linecraft.ai harnesses the power of both automation domain expertise and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to empower manufacturers to get more productivity…reports Asian Lite News
The industrial automation business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, a Wipro Enterprises entity, on Thursday announced it is acquiring Linecraft.ai, a Pune-based AI-enabled company, for an undisclosed sum.
Linecraft.ai harnesses the power of both automation domain expertise and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to empower manufacturers to get more productivity and quality improving operational efficiency on a real time basis.
“This acquisition will further help us expand our digital capabilities and offer turnkey automation solutions with a bolt-on digital layer which provides deep insights and analytics to customers,” said Pratik Kumar, CEO, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN).
The Linecraft.ai software is built by a team of AI and ML experts and engineers with a patented algorithm.
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering said that after the acquisition of leading Industrial Automation player PARI, this acquisition represents an important step in the strategic development of the group in digitisation arena.
“Linecraft.ai software helps our customers to identify bottleneck operations in a complex manufacturing environment,a said G Sundararaman, Co-CEO, Wipro PARI.
According to Kumar, the patented technology collects and analyses large amounts of data from industrial machines and recommends ways to optimise productivity using AI, ML, thereby significantly enhancing the customer value proposition.
The industrial automation vertical under the Wipro PARI entity has deployed over 1,500 automated systems worldwide across more than 75 global customers.
Wipro PARI has state-of-the-art facilities in Pune and Detroit (the US).
Meanwhile, Wipro 3D, a part of Wipro’s strategic initiative into the future of manufacturing, on Friday launched its first indigenously-developed, industrial grade 3D printer.
The 3D printer is designed to cater to educational institutes, industries, engineering and R&D centres, the company said in a statement.
“In the last 10 years, Wipro 3D has enabled customer success through expertise in metal additive manufacturing and are now foraying in the Industrial grade Polymer 3D printing through our newly launched line of printers,” said Pratik Kumar, CEO, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN).
The ‘Wipro 3D F300-2’ has features like automatic platform levelling, magnetic print bed, self-cleaning nozzle and dual filtration to ensure user safety and high-quality 3D prints.
It is IoT-enabled and allows remote monitoring and control capabilities over the internet through any computer or any smartphone, according to the company.
The humidity monitored warm filament storage bay in the 3D printer ensures that the filament quality does not deteriorate. The printer also has the ability to print a wide range of materials as per the needs of the user.
“We are happy to share that all of our 3D printers will be designed and ‘Made in India,” said Kumar.
The 3D printer has the capability of printing multiple industrial-grade materials.