Hero Electronix has today announced its entry into the Consumer technology space with a series of AI-powered connected devices. The company is planning to launch more than 10 intelligent products across Home Automaton, Automotive, Health and Entertainment domains in the next 5 years.
Each of these devices is being architected ground up to solve specific needs of Indian consumers and to work in Indian environments and family set-ups. To develop these solutions, HEPL has made massive R&D investments over the course of past 24 months and partnered with global technology giants like Amazon and Qualcomm.
The first of these products is being previewed at the CES 2019. At its heart, it’s an HD camera with advanced artificial intelligence that allows you to remotely monitor and protect your home. It has features like facial recognition and 2-way audio that helps you to stay connected with loved ones. It also comes with night vision and motion alerts to guard against potential incidents. It has Alexa and home hub built-in, so you can use your voice to play music, control smart home devices, etc.
Commenting on this development, Ujjwal Munjal, Founder Director, Hero Electronix said:
We at Hero Electronix feel proud to have our products showcased at CES 2019, we intend on launching a series of AI Powered connected products that are designed and built grounds up in India for India and the world. Each of these intelligent consumer devices are unique, innovative and first of its kind in many aspects, best in class even on a global stage.
Moreover, this product is powered by the Qualcomm Vision Intelligence 100 Platform, based on the APQ8053 System-On-Chip (SoC). It includes a highly optimized custom CPU and GPU that is designed to provide high compute capability at low-power for on-device machine learning including integrated connectivity and support for display and audio features.
Planning for the long-term, Hero Electronix has invested in building the core technology components in-house. Additionally, Hero Electronix has made significant investments in Artificial Intelligence.
Hero Electronix, founded in 2015, is a part of Hero Group which is the company’s venture into the new technologies space. Previously, the company had acquired MyBox — India’s one of the leading set-top box manufacturer and Zenatix — an enterprise IoT startup.