US based edutech institution Udacity on Thursday announcement the launch of two new innovative nanodegree program in robotics and digital marketing for the students across the globe. The company also announced a series of partnerships with leading players in various sectors like China’s ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing, digital payment platform Paytm, online pharmacy 1mg, Zomato and others. Also Read - Volkswagen charging robot will find and charge your Electric Vehicle; Here is how it would workAlso Read - Hackers can remotely control robots left unsecured on internet: Study
“Worldwide spending on robotics is set to hit $135.4 billion in 2019. In a scenario like this, we are excited to collaborate with industry leaders as our hiring partners, providing our students an opportunity to fast track their carriers,” said Shernaz Daver, Chief Marketing Officer, Udacity International.
Udacity’s partnership with Didi Chuxing is to encourage students to build codes for self-driving cars and provide them an opportunity to meet the experts in the industry. The industry hiring partners for robotics program include X, Megabots, iRobot, Bosch, Kuka, Lockheed Martin and Uber ATG. ALSO READ: Google, Udacity launch Android developer training program in India