Interesting AI Products Showcased at AI, Drones and Data Analytics Conference in Nairobi


The two-day AI, Drones, and Data Analytics Conference was held in Nairobi on March 26th and 27th 2024 at the Sarit Centre. Organised by leading drones and technology hub, Drone Space Kenya, the premier event brought together industry leaders, innovators, and experts to explore the latest advancements and trends in technology shaping the future of Africa and beyond.

AI Products Showcased at the AI, Drones Conference


Vambo, a South African product, is a groundbreaking language-centric AI platform designed to empower Indigenous communities by providing access to the internet, education, and information in their native languages while preserving cultural heritage. The platform is a web app that receives prompts in indigenous languages and gives results in the same language or in English. People can use it for research, translations, drafting documents, writing poems and more.


Linkarp is an innovative linking and networking platform designed specifically for conference attendees and participants. Utilizing advanced artificial intelligence, Linkarp facilitates meaningful connections at events, regardless of the format—be it virtual, hybrid, or on-site. The platform’s AI-driven matchmaking algorithm suggests relevant people to meet, sessions to attend, and topical conversations to join before, during, and after the event, ensuring a personalized experience for each attendee.

The intuitive web-based application provides organizers with valuable insights and analytics on event performance, which is instrumental in achieving repeat success. Especially in light of the challenges posed by the pandemic to physical events, Linkarp’s solution supports continued face-to-face interactions and maximizes the social capital inherent in both physical and online gatherings.

For those involved in event organization or participation, Linkarp offers a seamless way to network, engage in discussions around event themes, and make the most out of every event opportunity.

Koena AI

Koena AI is an AI product that provides businesses with AI chatbots. They specialize in creating highly effective Artificial Intelligence ChatBots designed to address real-world challenges. The Use Cases for their AI Chatbots include and span beyond Law/Legal, Real Estate, Finance, Education, Customer Support, Internal Training, and Faster Research and Development.

The Conference

The conference, held at the Sarit Centre features a diverse range of sessions, workshops, and panel discussions covering topics such as artificial intelligence, drone technology, data analytics, and their transformative impact on various industries including agriculture, healthcare, and urban planning.

“This groundbreaking conference serves as a catalyst for innovation and collaboration in the fields of AI, drones, and data analytics. As technology continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, it is essential for stakeholders to come together, share insights, and explore opportunities for leveraging emerging technologies to address pressing challenges and drive sustainable development,” Drone Space CEO Tony Mwangi said at the conference.

The AI, Drones, and Data Analytics Conference aligns seamlessly with the Kenya government’s bottom-up economic transformation agenda by fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and inclusive growth at the grassroots level. It plays a pivotal role in advancing the government’s agenda by empowering communities to harness the potential of emerging technologies to drive sustainable development and prosperity for all.

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