Ola acquires Bengaluru- based AI startup pickup.AI
Ride-hailing service Ola publishes the acquisition of ‘Pikup.ai’, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up based out of Bengaluru, as part of the deal, the team at Pikup.ai will join Ola. Ola is been world’s most admired mobility platforms and has pioneered many innovations in mobility and beyond in such a short span of time. Ola is increasing its focus on using advanced analytics and deep technology to build futuristic mobility solutions for India and the world.
Pikup.ai uses autonomous technologies like AI, computer vision and sensor fusion to provides seamless AI-powered solutions for businesses. Pickup.ai is an artificial intelligence start-up. Ola would leverage the AI aspect to its advantage that will ensure better, faster, improved and seamless services.
Co-founder by Inder Singh & Ritwik Saikia, pikup.ai, is looking forward to join Ola to build mobility for a billion people and are very excited about building meaningful technology solutions that have a deep impact on the lives of millions, every single day.
By bringing deep domain expertise to Ola, this ‘acquihire’ will also deliver innovations that continue to improve safety and transform the customer experience, said by the company.
Ola is moving towards Advanced Technology Centre in the San Francisco Bay area to focus on developing next-generation technologies in mobility like electric, connected and autonomous vehicles.