ideaForge and HCL Technologies to showcase AI-powered drone solutions at the 2019 World Economic Forum

ideaForge, a leading provider of Unmanned Aerial Systems, today announced that HCL Technologies, a leading global technology company, will provide its DRYiCETM AIOPS Platform for ideaForge’s state-of-the-art drones. HCL will enable procedures for ideaForge’s devices to provide zero-touch automation of tasks and processes that will allow users to setup a Drone command center and provide remote drone Ops. With this predictive technology, the drone solutions will be able to send real-time updates on the number of deployments possible in a single battery charge as well inform on external factors while the drone is in flight.

“Extending the enterprise proven AIOPS platform into Drones Management is a powerful means to augment the automation of the entire stack,” said Kalyan Kumar, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, HCL Technologies. “In the case of drones, AIOPS allows a level of predictive analytics and other functional data that substantially enhances the drone’s capabilities, and HCL is pleased to be partnering on this development.”

“HCL Technologies’ competence on AI and their DRYiCE Software Platform made it a natural partner for ideaForge,” said Ankit Mehta, Co-Founder and CEO, ideaForge. “We look forward to showcasing the capabilities of this technology at WEF in Davos.

This ground-breaking innovation was made possible by ideaForge’s in-house R&D Team in via HCL’s ETO Open Innovation Program. Please visit the live showcase from 21st till 25th Jan 2019 in [email protected] Pavilion, The Escher Raumdesign, Promenade 115, 7270 Davos Platz.

About ideaForge

ideaForge is the largest manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Quadcopters, Fixed Wing UAV and Drones for Defence and Government applications in India. The organization was founded in 2007 by a team of enterprising IIT Bombay graduates and has been on the forefront of developing globally unmatched and indigenous technology for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) with its technical collaboration with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, India. It has multiple IPs to its credit, including one for World’s Smallest Autopilot. It is vertically integrated (R&D, UAV Design & Manufacturing, Software, Services and Training) enabling highly customised solutions for volume requirements. For more information, visit

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