Tech Mahindra and Qualcomm Collaborate to Offer 'Smart City' Solutions

Tech Mahindra and Qualcomm Collaborate to Offer 'Smart City' Solutions

Tech Mahindra recently signed a deal with the Qualcomm Technologies to provide smart city solutions across the globe.

Tech Mahindra as the system integration partner will be going to help the Qualcomm in establishing smart cities in Asia, according to the announcement.

In April this year, Qualcomm launched its Smart Cities Accelerator Program. The program aimed at connecting cities, municipalities, government agencies and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers offering Qualcomm Technologies’ technology-based solutions.

The members of the smart cities accelerator program include the software and hardware providers, system integrators, design & manufacturing companies, cloud solution providers as well as the companies offering end to end solution for the smart cities.

Executive Opinion

President Communications Business, Tech Mahindra, Manish Vyas, said, "Tech Mahindra is committed to develop innovative solutions by leveraging next generation technologies to devise and manage smart solutions for cities, local governments, enterprises and industries. We are excited to partner with Qualcomm Technologies as part of their ‘Smart City Accelerator Program’ to ensure the development and deployment of cutting edge Smart Cities solutions globally."

Senior director of business development and head of smart cities, Qualcomm Technologies, Sanjeet Pandit, said, "Tech Mahindra is a global system integrator and leader of innovative smart city and IoT solutions. The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program provides a central hub for smart cities solutions across regions and verticals, and we are pleased to see Tech Mahindra participate as the leading system integrator in our program."

Tech Mahindra's and Smart Cities 

Tech Mahindra will work as a system integrator and help roll out smart city solutions. The company already has an experience of setting up smart cities in Asia, the announcement notes. Some of the Smart City solution implementations include smart parking, smart energy management, smart street lighting, and smart automated meter reading.

The announcement further notes that Tech Mahindra plans to leverage its digital transformation capabilities to smart city infrastructure areas like measuring and reducing energy usage across buildings, enhancing the citizen experience via smart mobility applications and preventing vandalism and theft.

Previously Tech Mahindra had even reported a rise in revenue of around 4% and a 7% rise in the net profit for the first quarter got ended in June.

Last month, the company had signed a deal with the Aakash Institute to offer digital infrastructure solution.

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