PTC, Tech Mahindra launch industrial internet of things center
The new industrial internet of things facility in Bangalore will focus on digital transformation
U.S. company PTC and Indian system integrator Tech Mahindra have announced the opening of an industrial internet of things (IIoT) center at Tech Mahindra’s campus in Bangalore, India.
The industrial internet of things facility is designed to showcase the technologies that companies can utilize for their digital transformations – from product design through IoT connectivity and augmented reality.
Tech Mahindra’s new IIoT center includes offerings from the PTC technology portfolio, including the ThingWorx industrial IoT platform.
The new center was conceived and jointly developed by Tech Mahindra and PTC. As the facility evolves, Tech Mahindra and PTC also plan to use ThingWorx to develop vertical-specific solutions.
“Companies continue to invest significant resources in transforming their businesses, and it’s important for them to have clear direction for their journey and the right technology to utilize,” said Catherine Kniker, chief revenue officer, platform business, at PTC.
“The new center in India is an excellent place to showcase the transformation we are already creating for customers with PTC- Thingworx platform,” said Karthikeyan Natarajan, global head – engineering, IoT and enterprise mobility at Tech Mahindra. “The facility will demonstrate how we are using IoT and its immense potential to transform business for our customers.”
Envision Energy launches global alliance in partnership with Microsoft and Accenture
In more industrial internet of things news, Envision Energy, a Chinese provider of smart energy solutions, announced an open-platform alliance to connect energy firms and technology innovators to help accelerate the clean energy transition through digitalization.
The “Energy IoT and Smart City Technology Alliance” initially consists of Envision, Microsoft, Accenture and others, with more energy companies and innovators expected to join later.
The alliance, initiated by Envision with its EnOS IoT platform also includes Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform and Accenture’s enterprise service expertise.
“The powerful combination of Microsoft’s Cloud and Envision’s IoT platform will help millions of enterprises and consumers in hundreds of cities across the world to embrace digital transformation, creating a new benchmark for the entire energy industry,” Alan Crozier, corporate vice president, chairman and CEO of Microsoft Greater China region, said.