Prof Rao said that Dr P Suresh, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and his team were granted US patent for their invention titled “Ultrasonic waveguide technique for distributed sensing and measurements of physical and chemical properties of surrounding media.”
The analysis is also applicable to other dedicated delivery vehicles, such as delivery robots and electric bikes, which many retailers are currently testing.
Marut has developed drone technology that helps in disinfectant spraying for large area sanitisation, crowd control and public warnings, thermal analysis for identification of human body temperature in crowded places
The Hyderabad companies that made a cut to the list include Marut Dronetech, UrbanKisaan, Skyroot Aerospace, ThickShake Factory, AdOnMo.
According to UN data, deforestation accounts for 17 per cent of the world's carbon emissions, more than the transportation industry.