By employing autonomous drones to scan pallet locations and identify inventory exceptions, Gather AI enables inventory control teams to find and fix inventory errors. (Image: Gather AI)

Efficient inventory management is crucial for manufacturing companies to maintain smooth operations. Unforeseen inventory shortages can lead to costly disruptions for downstream processes. Pittsburgh-based Gather AI is using drones to automate inventory monitoring processes for warehouse operators to decrease the cost of inventory, improve productivity and boost revenue. By employing autonomous drones to scan pallet locations and identify inventory exceptions, it enables inventory control teams to find and fix inventory errors.

In this episode of Here's an Idea, Sankalp Arora, CEO and co-founder of Gather AI, discusses how the idea of using drones to find and fix inventory errors in warehouses originated as well as the design challenges the company faced while developing this technology.

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