Bengaluru, June 28 – Google on Wednesday introduced a number of synthetic intelligence (AI) instruments and applied sciences for India to assist progress and innovation amongst native builders, together with launching an accelerator programme for ONDC.
Google Cloud is launching an accelerator programme for the federal government’s ecommerce initiative ONDC to assist digital sellers construct and scale their digital commerce operations.
As a part of this initiative, the corporate is open sourcing a prepared implementation of ONDC infrastructure and core APIs to facilitate scalability and safety, and enabling entry to its Retail AI expertise and PaLM API.
Google Cloud can be introducing a startup credit programme the place organisations that allow ONDC are eligible to use for a $25,000 grant, the corporate mentioned throughout its first I/O Join occasion within the nation.
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“At Google, we proceed to make deep investments to assist the ecosystem’s progress with a wealthy set of open and built-in applied sciences, and we’re excited to see extra breakthrough options this ecosystem will construct for India and the world,” mentioned Ambarish Kenghe, Vice President, Product Administration, Google.
T. Koshy, MD and CEO at ONDC, mentioned that by streamlining the onboarding course of by environment friendly core APIs, “this milestone addition to the open community empowers enterprises to give attention to their core competencies.”
To assist Indian builders seamlessly construct generative AI functions, Google is making its state-of-the-art giant language mannequin accessible by PaLM API, MakerSuite, and options on Vertex AI.
Google can be open-sourcing its analysis fashions and datasets to assist builders construct significant options with India-focused speech knowledge and constructing info.
Via its collaboration with Google as a part of Venture Vaani, the Indian Institute of Science is open sourcing its first set of speech knowledge comprising over 4,000 hours throughout 38 languages.
As a part of its AI strategy of being each daring and accountable, Google introduced it’s open-sourcing the SeeGull Database, a worldwide stereotype benchmark with broad geo-cultural protection together with stereotypes present inside India, to guage and mitigate biases in Pure Language Processing.
As well as, Google Maps Platform launched Deal with Descriptors – an India-first experimental characteristic obtainable in 25 Indian cities – to make it simpler for purchasers to seek out and talk addresses utilizing related landmarks and space names.
“We’re excited to carry our Gen AI capabilities for builders to allow them to create participating content material, synthesize and manage info, automate enterprise processes, and to construct wonderful buyer experiences,” mentioned Will Grannis, Chief Expertise Officer, Google Cloud.