India’s largest service provider of jet-fuel management at airports improves its fleet safety standards with vision-based driver safety solution from Netradyne
Bengaluru, February 6, 2024: Netradyne, a Make-in-India provider of AI technology for fleet and driver safety, announces its collaboration with IndianOil Skytanking, India’s foremost aviation fuel management and airline fueling service provider. As a part of the engagement, Netradyne will provide its flagship platform, Driver•i, the industry’s most advanced fleet safety camera platform that uses vision-based technologies to enhance driver safety, mitigate risks, and improve overall fleet management at airports across India.
Operating fuel-management and refueling services for airlines in high-activity environments, such as airports, brings a unique set of challenges and risks where precision and safety are paramount. IOSL, with its rich legacy and commitment to excellence, has been instrumental in shaping the aviation fueling landscape in India. This partnership with Netradyne reinforces their commitment to innovation, safety, and efficiency, solidifying their position as a pioneer in the aviation sector.
A.P. Acharya, Sr. Vice President at IOSL said, “Today, we operate the biggest jet-fuel storage and plane-fueling operations across 32 airports, and we’re proud to partner with Netradyne, a Make-in-India technology solution that shares our vision for safety and excellence. Our fleets operate in high-risk zones, and our partnership with Netradyne will ensure that our drivers and fleet managers achieve 360-degree safety in our ground operations.”
IOSL will leverage Netradyne’s innovative fleet safety solutions and ensure the highest operational safety standards through:
- Using real-time advanced analytics and driver alerts, Driver•i will ensure the safety standards set by the DGCA are followed across the entire fleet.
- Driver•i’s unique data-driven system recognizes positive driving behavior, identifies areas for improvement and helps in the implementation of targeted training programs, a critical function for elevating overall safety and maximizing operational standards at airports.
- Netradyne’s advanced multi-camera functionality will enhance the driver’s visibility around the vehicle, minimizing risks in high-activity areas around an airline during refueling.
- Blind spot monitoring cameras with in-cabin monitoring facility will add additional layers of safety for IOSL fleets.
Durgadutt Nedungadi, Sr. Vice-President at Netradyne, said, “In joining hands with IndianOil Skytanking, we are expanding our footprint to enhance driver and fleet safety on our highways and even in highly versatile locations such as airports. This proactive approach not only safeguards the well-being of drivers and ground personnel but also fosters a culture of safety excellence, enhancing the seamless and efficient operations that IOSL is known for.
Indian Oil Skytanking has long been the flagbearer of excellence in the aviation fueling sector, and this partnership marks a significant milestone in their commitment to furthering operational safety at airports across the nation.
About Indian Oil Skytanking:
Incorporated on 21st August 2006, Indian Oil Skytanking (IOSL) is India’s largest independent service provider in the domain of Jet Fuel Management at Indian Airports and is the forerunner in implementing the “Open Access Model” in Fuel Farm Operations and “Single Man Refueling” in India. The Company currently operates the Aviation Fuel Infrastructure at Bangalore International Airport on a BOOT concession and at Delhi International Airport on a long-term Operations & Maintenance contract, apart from providing Into-plane refueling services at Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai International Airports. Since its incorporation, the Company has established its operations across 32 Airports in the country and is currently developing the Fuel Infrastructure at Noida International Airport, Jewar on a BOOT concession model. The company profoundly believes in meeting the requirements of its customers with efficiency and high service standards to provide delay free and incident free service.
About Netradyne: Netradyne is a Make-in-India deep technology company from Bangalore. Established in 2015, the company solves road and driver safety problems using its deep knowledge and vast experience in artificial intelligence and computer vision. Today, it is an industry leader in advanced ﬂeet safety solutions with customers across India, U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., Australia and New Zealand. With marquee investors on board like Softbank, Reliance, M12 (Microsoft’s venture arm), and Point72 Ventures, Netradyne was founded by two Stanford University graduates and technologists, Avneesh Agarwal and David Julian. Netradyne currently markets ‘Driver•i’, a fleet safety and coaching platform. Its technology uses deep learning and edge computing to bring rich contextual insights and solutions to the transportation industry to help fleets establish safe driving practices.
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