Have you met Temi, the robot, yet? They’re taking Kempagowda International Airport to the next level

Post By : Rachayita Sidharth
Post Date : June 7, 2022
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Innovation being the hallmark of its services, Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) has introduced the first-of-its-kind AI-driven, assistance robots to enhance passenger experience at BLR Airport – the Temi. 

Currently, at the trial stage, 10 robots have been deployed to help guide passengers through the airport and answer basic queries. The robot count will be increased in a calibrated manner and will be further developed over a period in terms of functionality and features, after gauging customer feedback.

Pre-empting passenger requirements and complementing new-age technology with a focused customer-centric team approach has been our winning combination. These smart robots are the latest addition to our offering which shall further boost our concentrated endeavour to provide exceptional customer service.”

Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Operating Officer, BIAL

BLR Airport has partnered with Artiligent Solutions Pvt. Ltd. – specialists in AI and Robotics, to model the robots along with creating a customised passenger services software. The default language of communication will be English, with additional regional and international languages in the offering.

Innovative technology is revolutionising air travel across the world. Artiligent ideated the AI_PORT concept to develop an enhanced airport experience for travellers. We are proud to associate with BLR Airport, the first airport in India to launch our solution and take a leap in their digital transformation journey.”

Rupesh Sawant, Chief Executive Officer, Artiligent

The robots will provide a variety of services which include providing information on the flight status, passenger convenience services, directional assistance, Retail and F&B information. They shall navigate autonomously through the terminal and escort passengers to their desired locations. If due to any reason, the robot is unable to answer queries, passengers shall be immediately connected to the ‘Airport Help Desk’ via video call, on the robot screen itself.

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