Airtel, and TCS to offer 5G-based Remote Robotic Operations


Airtel and TCS will now jointly set up a remote robotics unit and Artificial Intelligence-driven inspection to help manufacturers develop smart factories across India.

Smart Factory can be defined as a factory where the physical production processes and operations are combined with the latest digital technology, big data and smart computing to cater to companies' supply chain management and manufacturing.

Executive Opinion

Randeep Sekhon, CTO - Bharti Airtel, said, "Airtel is spearheading 5G in India. The 5G ecosystem will open limitless possibilities for enterprises to enhance productivity and serve their customers even better with digitally enabled applications. We are delighted to work with TCS as our strategic technology partner to start testing real-life 5G applications of the future. This also offers tremendous learnings across the value chain and lays a solid foundation for future application roadmap."

Susheel Vasudevan, Global Head of Manufacturing & Utilities at TCS, said, "We believe the future of manufacturing is neural, and have been making sustained investments in research, and innovation, and in building intellectual property. We will continue to build new, differentiated capabilities into TCS’ Neural Manufacturing suite of solutions, harnessing the power of machine vision, machine intelligence and 5G to reimagine and redefine the way smart factories operate. Our partnership with Airtel to deploy and validate these innovative use cases on their 5G network serves as a proof point of the transformative power of these technologies".

Partnership between the Airtel and TCS

Airtel also revealed that it would be leveraging TCS Neural Manufacturing suite solutions for its 5G rollout.

The DoT (Department of Telecommunications) has allotted a 5G trial spectrum to Airtel for ensuring technology validation.

The company has 5G solutions for business endeavors and partnering with the technology companies to showcase a range of enterprises grade use cases with the help of low latency and high-speed networks.

Both the companies are doing the trial at Airtel’s 5G Lab in Manesar (Gurgaon).
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