GS1 India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Midas Research Lab of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi, a leading premier research-oriented academic institute, to create the DataKart Centre of Excellence (DCoE).
The objective of creation of DCoE is to apply Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and other futuristic technologies to develop tools for image compression, attribute extraction, and for improving quality of product data in DataKart (National Product Data Repository).
The collaboration will enable development of cutting-edge technologies for making the DataKart more robust and dependable. This will benefit Businesses (retailers, online marketplaces, point-of-sale providers and aggregators) and end-consumers access to quality product data.
Midas (Multimodal Digital Media Analysis Lab) is a brain child of a group of researchers at IIIT-Delhi. The research work at Midas includes Machine Learning, Multimedia Content Processing, Natural Language Processing, Image Processing, Multimodal Computing, Data Science, and Social Media Computing towards AI for Social Good.
Dr. Shah and his team believe in multidisciplinary collaborative research and work closely with eminent researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Georgia Institute of Technology, The University of Texas at Austin, National Institute of Informatics (NII), Bloomberg, SLTI, among others.