SkyMap Global ties up with IIT Patna to integrate Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence

SkyMap Global ( has signed a technological partnership with Artificial Intelligence-Natural Language Processing-Machine Learning (AI-NLP-ML) research team of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology, Patna to explore, research and integrate Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning into products and services. This partnership will facilitate knowledge sharing as well as build expertise to solve complex problems for the end users.

The partnership and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Abhay Mittal, CEO of SkyMap Global on the 24th of November 2017 with IIT Patna.

Faculty members, researchers and scholars at IIT Patna will be building some open-source, indigenous system that can read information, analyze, and deliver accurate insights that can be applied in various industry verticals and organizations. With location data in various forms being captured from multiple sensors such as satellites, drones and real-time data from the field, SkyMap Globals’ image analysis team will leverage IIT Patna’s strong capabilities in applying Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning to these types of data.

Speaking about the MoU, Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Director IIT Patna said, “IIT Patna is rapidly growing into a world class institute and in this journey, it is setting up strong linkages with the industry. The current collaboration with SkyMap Global is an example of this proactive mutual reaching out.”

Speaking about the MoU, Abhay Mittal, said, “The question is not if Deep Learning and AI are the future. The question is how soon one can deploy it.”

“Our Teams globally will have access to the best knowledge centers for solving real word problems quickly and I believe with this partnership we can deliver strong value with some very impactful applications,” added Mittal.