India Impact of Engineering
Marvel from and for India
INDOvation ?
Buzzwords
• Indovation
– SELCO, Tata Nano
• Reverse innovation
– John Deere, GE
• Poly-centric innovation
– Xerox, Micro...
A different ATM
robust design for rural
conditions
biometric authentication
dispense new and
soiled notes
no air condit...
Largest Footprint of Solar ATMs
60% Vortex Rural ATMs are Solar Powered:
No Air-Conditioning. But, no Shut-down.
5
ERTL Test Certificate
Tested up to 55°C
Vortex ATMs can function without AC
in the harshest summers
6
The ‘always’ ATM
Grid power not
available for days
at a stretch…
But Vortex ATMs
are available
every day
Discovery Channe...
The „anywhere‟ ATM
A Vortex ATM being transported inside a ferry for
installation in the Ganges Delta, Poschim Bongo
8
Awards and Recognition
“One of 10 Start-ups that will
change your life”
Finalist at Asia Innovation Awards
2010
Technolog...
The Microspin Initiative
Inclusive Textile Manufacture
The Technology Gap
Yarn?
Producers get mere piece-rate wages
The Design Challenge
Spinning is done only on huge and complex
machines. How can it be done in a village?
The Microspin Sequence
Is gently carded
Loose Lint
In 3000 sft
Then it is drawn as roving
Finally, it is spun and reeled...
How to build a quality
workforce?
E-learning:
complement to
classroom learning…
14
But hands-on skills?
15
Demographic Dividend,
or Malthusian Catastrophe?
© Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd
16
So we took welding as an
example…
Auto Industry
needs more than
1.5L welders
immediately
5 Lakh more
welders needed in
inf...
Conventional Skill Training
Gas
Welding
Arc
Welding
TIG
© Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd
MIG
18
Optimum Sequence for
Skilling
TIG
2-Hands,
double axis
Arc
Welding
One Hand,
double axis
MIG
One Hand,
single axis
4...
Conventional Skill Training is
Expensive
Per hour of practice –
Rs 250 to Rs 450
This results in fewer
hours of practice
...
Aura
• Measure the
skill-elements
• Precisely identify
shortcomings
• Give targeted
feedback
• Graded
improvement
© Skill...
THE “QUALITY” CHALLENGE
Her definition of quality?
NOT “six pieces of currency/sec”
“I should get my money,
even if there is no power”
gramatelle...
„Quality‟ is what the user values
NOT “strength, uniformity, fineness…”
“Feel, Fall, Drape…”
Cloth commands a premium
Existing simulators:
awesome 3D-goggles, but…
• Rs 200 L for a tool?
• Welding & feedback:
on different screens?
• No audi...
Thank you!
Kannan@vortexindia.co.in
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NASSCOM Engineering Summit 2013: Panel Discussion I - India Impact of Engineering: Marvel from and for India - Kannan Lakshminarayan

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Transcripts - NASSCOM Engineering Summit 2013: Panel Discussion I - India Impact of Engineering: Marvel from and for India - Kannan Lakshminarayan

  • 1. India Impact of Engineering Marvel from and for India
  • 2. INDOvation ?
  • 3. Buzzwords • Indovation – SELCO, Tata Nano • Reverse innovation – John Deere, GE • Poly-centric innovation – Xerox, Microsoft • Frugal Engineering – Renault
  • 4. A different ATM robust design for rural conditions biometric authentication dispense new and soiled notes no air conditioning required operate on 50W max power gramateller
  • 5. Largest Footprint of Solar ATMs 60% Vortex Rural ATMs are Solar Powered: No Air-Conditioning. But, no Shut-down. 5
  • 6. ERTL Test Certificate Tested up to 55°C Vortex ATMs can function without AC in the harshest summers 6
  • 7. The ‘always’ ATM Grid power not available for days at a stretch… But Vortex ATMs are available every day Discovery Channel featured solar powered Vortex ATM installation in a village bordering the Thar desert, Rajasthan 7
  • 8. The „anywhere‟ ATM A Vortex ATM being transported inside a ferry for installation in the Ganges Delta, Poschim Bongo 8
  • 9. Awards and Recognition “One of 10 Start-ups that will change your life” Finalist at Asia Innovation Awards 2010 Technology Pioneer 2011 Vortex joins UN‟s Select Group 9
  • 10. The Microspin Initiative Inclusive Textile Manufacture
  • 11. The Technology Gap Yarn? Producers get mere piece-rate wages
  • 12. The Design Challenge Spinning is done only on huge and complex machines. How can it be done in a village?
  • 13. The Microspin Sequence Is gently carded Loose Lint In 3000 sft Then it is drawn as roving Finally, it is spun and reeled.
  • 14. How to build a quality workforce? E-learning: complement to classroom learning… 14
  • 15. But hands-on skills? 15
  • 16. Demographic Dividend, or Malthusian Catastrophe? © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd 16
  • 17. So we took welding as an example… Auto Industry needs more than 1.5L welders immediately 5 Lakh more welders needed in infrastructure sector alone, by 2022
  • 18. Conventional Skill Training Gas Welding Arc Welding TIG © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd MIG 18
  • 19. Optimum Sequence for Skilling TIG 2-Hands, double axis Arc Welding One Hand, double axis MIG One Hand, single axis 40% market share, © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd fastest growing demand 19
  • 20. Conventional Skill Training is Expensive Per hour of practice – Rs 250 to Rs 450 This results in fewer hours of practice © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd 20
  • 21. Aura • Measure the skill-elements • Precisely identify shortcomings • Give targeted feedback • Graded improvement © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • 22. THE “QUALITY” CHALLENGE
  • 23. Her definition of quality? NOT “six pieces of currency/sec” “I should get my money, even if there is no power” gramateller
  • 24. „Quality‟ is what the user values NOT “strength, uniformity, fineness…” “Feel, Fall, Drape…” Cloth commands a premium
  • 25. Existing simulators: awesome 3D-goggles, but… • Rs 200 L for a tool? • Welding & feedback: on different screens? • No audio feedback, especially in local languages © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd 25
  • 26. Thank you! Kannan@vortexindia.co.in

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