DETROIT – An Indian based IT company has opened its Automotive Innovation Center in the Motor City to showcase its technologies for automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers, Tier 1 suppliers, insurers, and other technology companies.

The Automotive Innovation Center will develop and showcase cutting-edge solutions that leverage artificial intelligence, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), cloud and crowd sourcing. The hub will evangelize connected vehicle technologies with In-vehicle Human Machine Interface (HMI), on-board sensor data management, big data insights and end-user mobile apps for delivering personalized driving / mobility experiences. It adds to Wipro Limited’s Automotive Engineering Center that it opened in 2017.

Wipro said, in a press release, that it will leverage local talent for the design, development and validation of automotive cockpit electronic products such as navigation systems, connectivity systems, instrument clusters, Head-Up Displays (HUDs), advanced safety systems, vehicle diagnostics and advanced analytics, and end-to-end connected vehicle solutions.

“The convergence of automotive and digital tech is more important now, than ever before, to create a new ecosystem that will drive the new rules of success for automotive manufacturers and suppliers,” said Milan Rao, President – Marketing, Innovation & Technology and Global Head – Manufacturing & Communications Business, Wipro Limited. “Wipro is committed to collaborating with OEMs and Tier-I Suppliers at the heart of the automotive industry to build an ecosystem that fosters innovative and path breaking solutions for our customers.”

Wipro offers its AutoInsights connected car platform that uses telematics to capture vehicle data for a high-performance analytics engine. The data insights captured by this engine offers a wide range of capabilities to vehicle owners, telecom companies, insurers and other stakeholders in the automotive ecosystem.

The center will serve as a hub where automotive manufacturers, technology partners, auto industry forums and analysts can collaborate on disruptive ideas.

“Today, the automotive industry is in the midst of its most transformative and exciting phase. There are unprecedented opportunities for technology and manufacturing companies to foster innovation and create an unparalleled user experience,” said Harmeet Chauhan, Senior Vice President, Industrial and Engineering Business, Wipro Limited.

He added, “Our Automotive Innovation Center is a testimony to the importance of Detroit as a key hub for collaboration with customers and the reskilling of the automotive engineering workforce as the demand for software and software engineering related services surges. With over two decades of experience in engineering and developing leading edge solutions for the automotive industry, Wipro is well-poised to enable innovation, locally and address our clients’ time to market challenges.”

Wipro Limited has more than 175,000 employees serving clients across six continents.

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