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Wipro unveils 3D metal printing unit in Bengaluru

It will bring in a new revolution in the world of 3D printing. 

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Wipro unveils 3D metal printing unit in Bengaluru. IANS
Wipro unveils 3D metal printing unit in Bengaluru. IANS
  • Wipro introduces 3D printing unit in Bengaluru
  • It is first of its kind
  • It will bring in a new revolution in the world of 3D printing

Global software major Wipro’s three dimensional (3D) metal printing facility was unveiled by its Chairman Azim Premji in this tech hub on Wednesday.

“The 12,000 sq.ft. centre has various capabilities that include building up technology, post-processing, research, characterisation and validation facilities,” said the city-based IT major in a statement here. The company, however, did not disclose the cost of this high-tech facility.

3D printing unveiled by Wipro in Bengaluru. VOA News
3D printing unit unveiled in Bengaluru. VOA News

The software major’s 3D printing business unit, Wipro3D, has been providing services to aerospace, space, industrial, automotive, healthcare, oil and gas and heavy engineering sectors in the country.

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Wipro3D was set up in 2012 here under the Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, a hydraulic cylinder manufacturing unit of the software major. The company soon plans to take its 3D printing services across the world, said the statement, although no details were specified of its expansion plans.

“We see 3D printing as a critical component in the digital manufacturing strategy of any enterprise,” said Wipro3D’s Business Head Ajay Parikh in the statement. One of the country’s earliest 3D printed metal component in space was built by Wipro, he added. IANS

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Riders in Bengaluru Forget Belongings The Most in Uber

The most forgetful days in 2018 were September 1, June 9, and July 15

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Bengaluru has become the most forgetful city for the third time in a row as most users from the city forgot their personal belongings in Uber vehicles, the ride-hailing giant said on Wednesday.

According to the third edition of “Uber Lost & Found Index”, Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad followed the list, with phones and cameras being the most forgotten items in Uber cabs.

“The ‘most outrageous’ items Uber users forgot in the vehicles were aluminium storage shelves, gold chains, baby prams, milk sachets, live fish and yoga mats,” the company said in a statement.

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Photo shows an exterior view of the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. (VOA)

The most common days of the week to report items as “lost” in Uber cars are Saturday and Sunday while people are most likely to forget an item between 1 p.m.-3 p.m., the company added.

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Riders didn’t just leave the usual stuff; even an ukulele and bunch of bananas have been reported as lost.

The most forgetful days in 2018 were September 1, June 9, and July 15. (IANS)