Bristlecone, a premium supply chain consulting company headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, launched its first Monitor Bot named HARI. Built by its division Bristlecone Labs using Commercially available Off-the-Shelf components (COTS), HARI enables Supply Chain teams to remotely tour, monitor and engage with factories and facilities from a safe and convenient location. HARI supports crucial functions like site inspection, thermal imaging, remote monitoring, condition monitoring, compliance monitoring and hazardous area inspections.
Integrated with Bristlecone’s NEO™ Analytics Platform, HARI empowers Supply Chain professionals with real time visibility, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning capabilities to execute an antifragile Supply Chain. “It’s a proud moment for Bristlecone Labs in the Supply Chain transformation journey that it started 2 years ago. For us it’s a true validation of Mahindra group philosophy of Rise,” said Irfan A. Khan, President and CEO of Bristlecone. “By seamlessly blending together the real and virtual Supply Chains, Bristlecone Labs has elevated the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) and DMAIC philosophies to a different level.”
Bristlecone Labs is a flagship research center started by Bristlecone for nurturing IoT and Advanced Analytics applications. Operating globally, Bristlecone Labs provides the ideal environment for customers to conduct sophisticated research in leading-edge technologies that impact the supply chain. It brings together capabilities spanning AI, Analytics, IoT, Augmented Reality, Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to architect and deliver the Digital Supply Chain of the future.