Sterlite Power uses robotic tech for high-voltage transmission line

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 29-08-2019 21:14 IST | Created: 29-08-2019 21:14 IST
Sterlite Power uses robotic tech for high-voltage transmission line
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Sterlite Power on Thursday said it has pioneered a robotic technology for the installation of Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) on high voltage power transmission lines under energized (‘live-line’) conditions. "For the first time in India, this method will be deployed to replace existing earth wire. Skyrob assisted operations for OPGW stringing will enhance safety and accelerate speed as well as quality of projects. Furthermore, Skyrob can perform visual inspection and health monitoring of existing earth wire and conductors of the transmission line," a company statement said.

A reliable energy delivery system requires resilient infrastructure and the increasing complexity of Grid operations significantly necessitates dynamic monitoring of Grid conditions on a real-time basis. * * * * *

SkillUp Online, Nasscom ink agreement for skilling professionals * SkillUp Online, an on-demand learning platform, has signed an agreement with Nasscom Sector Skills Council for the latter's FutureSkills portal.

"This partnership will enable SkillUp Online to empower Indian current and future working professionals with industry-leading courses (including artificial intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Technologies, Cyber Security, Blockchain etc) certified by Nasscom, a statement said on Thursday. According to an estimate, of the 4.5 million professionals employed in the industry today, around 1.5 to 2 million professionals will require re-skilling in the next 4-5 years.

Nasscom envisions meeting in this rapidly increasing demand in order to support and accelerate India's global rise in the digital domain, the statement said. * * * * *

Amazon Alexa Skills Store surpasses 30,000 skills in India * E-commerce major Amazon on Thursday said users of Alexa - its voice assistant - in India can now choose from over 30,000 skills offered by top brands and developers.

Amazon has also announced hosting Alexa VOXCON in New Delhi on September 18-19, 2019. The Alexa Skills Store in India features skills across categories like astrology, Bollywood, cricket, devotion, entertainment and education among others, a statement said.

Currently, over 40 devices with Alexa built-in are available to Indian customers, from multiple brands like Sony, LG, Bose, iBall, Panasonic and boat, it added. * * * * *

Wipro, Google Cloud expand partnership * IT services major Wipro on Thursday announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Google Cloud to accelerate cloud adoption and digital transformation for global enterprises.

By collaborating with Google Cloud, Wipro will catalyse innovation for enterprises in industry verticals such as consumer goods, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), semiconductor, and healthcare, through a ‘business-first’ strategy, a statement said. Wipro has a dedicated practice focused on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It leverages GCP to build solutions and capabilities to help companies embark on their cloud journey.

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