Bengaluru tech gives US, Israeli weapons eyes

  • On a cold September night three years ago, 100 soldiers of the Indian Army’s Northern Command sneaked across the Line of Control into Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
  • Armed with thermobaric rockets, grenade launchers and rifles fitted with infrared imaging systems, they hit six terrorist launchpads simultaneously and made it back without losing lives.
  • Tonbo Imaging built the night vision system that guided the surgical strikes.
  • Tonbo’s imaging sensors are the eyes of the soldiers, the artificial intelligence stack built into it is the brain that enables real-time decision-making and fire control.
  • Computer vision technology has become a significant component of any defence procurement in emerging markets like India.

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