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IT firms adapt Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system or a technology solution where Internet is connected to the physical world by the use of sensors. In India companies have been creating products in the IoT space in the last 2 years.
IT service providers have also been clubbing social media, mobility, analytics & cloud technologies (SMAC), and IoT applications with traditional solutions to provide clients more value.
Some of the Indian companies that are utilising the IoT space for better customer experience are:
HCL: HCL Technologies Ltd offers a connected product & services solution that can reduce the launch cycle of smart products by up to 70%
Infosys: Infosys Ltd provides a connected car solution to Toyoto Motor Europe that analyses driver behaviour, and provides usage-based insurance & location services
Cognizant: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp developed a solution that integrates sensors on-board to capture various data points around driving for a fleet car operator who is looking to optimise operations and improve service quality
Tech Mahindra: Tech Mahindra’s IoT integrates the power of telematics, sensors and telecom technologies to monitor the temperature of fresh produce during transit, provide better inventory management, and reduce supply chain cost
TATA Consultancy Services (TCS): TCS Connected Universe Platform helps firms develop, deploy and administer IoT and M2M software applications. Toshiba Software (India) Pvt Ltd used this solution to develop the Toshiba Smart Card
Wipro: Wipro Assure Health utilises IoT to improve affordable patient care through wearable devices, and a cloud-based clinical decision support system