AI/Analytics/ Automation

Deals/Contracts/Partnerships

  • 1

    Accenture Uses Artificial Intelligence-Driven Database to Help Reduce Electricity Rates for Colonial Pipeline?s Interstate System

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 2

    For a large British based construction and Infrastructure company, Happiest Minds is chosen as a digital technology partner to build an IoT and Analytics platform to deliver data led insights for improved operational efficiency, sustained competitive advantage and customer experience

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 3

    MVI Group?s Knowledge Engineering division partners up eccenca the leading solution provider for knowledge infused automation solutions.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 4

    Persistent is implementing functional data marts on a Data Lake using Snowflake on AWS platform to reduce the total cost of operations for a multinational medical equipment?s manufacturing company.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 5

    Stibo Systems launches Data as a Service (DaaS) as a cloud-based data distribution service focused on the delivery of data to high-volume data-consuming applications. One of the first companies to test the new Stibo Systems offering has been Danfoss. In the first project phase, DaaS will deliver real-time data synchronization to Danfoss B2B product store and our public product websites.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 6

    For a middle eastern chemical manufacturing company, LTTS? engineers will be developing an AI based Decision Support System for forecasting asset performance using Machine Learning Models that provides early prediction to reduce failures and avoid unplanned maintenance and plant shutdowns The solution is expected to be implemented at 10 Plants of the customer across the Middle East, USA & Europe.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 7

    AI-driven granular insights and action recommendation generation using Incedo Lighthouse to help advisors engage better with customers

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 8

    Sun & Ski Sports chooses Stibo Systems multidomain SaaS to enhance customer experience

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 9

    RHEA Group has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to design and develop an AI-Powered Digital Assistant for Space System Engineering. This will support space system engineers by providing tailored recommendations during system design and seamless access to previously acquired knowledge.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 10

    Grupo RFP chooses Stibo Systems to boost omnichannel strategy

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 11

    Softserve helped Laredo Petroleum boost oil production by optimizing operating parameters of Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) with AI.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 12

    Persistent is digitizing customer service with conversational AI for a world leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural equipment.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 13

    Nourish + Bloom Market Partners with UST To Launch the First Hybrid Autonomous Grocery Store with Robotic Delivery

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 14

    Engaged by Vodafone Ziggo to enable faster network fiber build and rollout for the B 2 B segment Network planners will leverage TCS TwinX ™ BuildX module to visualize rollout scenarios, predict and pre empt time and budget deviations and design the optimal rollout path for delivering quicker customer connections

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 15

    TCS is selected by a European Multinational Oil & gas company, as the strategic partner for its Digital Oil Field program. TCS will deploy an IoT based solution to capture sub surface data for consumption by downstream systems and analytics dashboards for optimal decisioning by engineering teams.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 16

    This is an interesting captive buyout. McDonald's sold its McDonald's Tech Lab to IBM and signed a long-term deal with IBM to help its automate its drive-thru lanes. McDonald acquired Apprente in 2019 and formed McDonald's Tech Lab for driving automation. Now it is hiving it off.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 17

    Capgemini develops impact measurement tool to support Red Eléctrica’s Circular Economy Roadmap

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 18

    Ameriflight Adopts GE Digital’s cloud based Aviation Asset Records to Make Actionable Flight Operations Decisions Based on Historical Data

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 19

    A leading European Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for multiple strategic engagements in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 20

    A leading European Tier I selected KPIT for a key engagement in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 21

    BatteryLoop, a company which gives electric car batteries a second life as energy storage systems, in collaboration with HiQ, is now developing a digital platform that enables an estimate as to how long a battery has left to live, thus its economic value

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 22

    German Auto Tier1 manufacturer, ZF., has chosen TCS as the partner for their Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) project. TCS will be leveraging its expertise in AI/ML to develop “Autonomous Vehicle Data Annotation and Analysis Framework.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 23

    TCS is chosen by a European petroleum refining company, for enhancing sub-surface data analytics across exploration, field development and production units to improve hydrocarbon recovery rates and reduce extraction costs. TCS will leverage a stateof-the

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 24

    TCS is engaged by a leading American consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical company, to improve its customer engagement by leveraging TCS analytics, cloud-based data engineering & visualization solution. This will help gain customer insights and take info

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 25

    AKKA engaged by Nouvelle Aquitaine Mobilités to develop Integrated Mobility Service

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 26

    GE Appliances and Google Sign Multi-Year Deal to Build Next-Gen Smart Home Appliances. Google Cloud will also support GEA in enhancing its AI-enabled intelligent product platform, which provides appliance owners with personalized features, insights, and e

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 27

    Mitsui Chemicals Teams up With NEC and dotData to Trial AI-Based Price Change Forecasting for Market-Sensitive Products

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 28

    Accenture and Sumitomo Chemical have established a joint venture SUMIKA DX ACCENT, which will leverage the power of AI, data analytics and other technologies to transform supply chain operations and create new businesses. It is 80% owned by Sumitomo Chemical and 20% by Accenture.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 29

    LAS Cargo Signs Five-Year Contract With GE Digital Aviation Software for Flight Operations Safety Insight Solution

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 30

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the Autonomous Driving area

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 31

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for multiple programs in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 32

    Delivering intelligent visualization and BI dashboard for COVID-19 vaccine shipments for a leading cold-chain distribution company.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 33

    Happiest Minds Partners with Coca Cola Bottling Company United in their Robotic Automation journey

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 34

    LTTS will set up a dedicated engineering analytics lab at Bangalore for one of the world’s leading technology companies to provide software engineering and system validation for the next generation server platforms.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 35

    HCA Healthcare announced a new multiyear strategic partnership with Google Cloud focused on analytics-driven process improvement and digital transformation

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 36

    ABB commissions digital platform integration for Sunflag Steel to enable better metals plant decision making

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 37

    LTTS is setting up an India Software Engineering Centre (ISEC) for a global oilfield services company, to support all its product services lines. The engineering centre will focus on data analytics platform development, validation and testing services.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 38

    TCS is selected by a US-based multinational pharmaceutical company, for enabling real-time analytics to optimize their business functions including manufacturing, sales, transportation, scrap & raw materials inventory, and quality metrics analysis. TCS will develop a solution on a leading public cloud platform using state-of-the-art data analytics and visualization technologies.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 39

    LTTS won a multi-year aerospace defense program in Canada to develop & support engineering supply chain optimization and provide in-field product insights using proprietary LTTS’ Digital solutions like AiKno.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

EIIR Provider Solutions/Capabalities

  • 1

    Atos and Thales announce the creation of Athea, a joint venture that will develop a sovereign big data and artificial intelligence platform for public and private sector players in the defence, intelligence and internal state security communities

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 2

    EPAM Acquires Just-BI to Reinforce Leading Position as a Global Business Intelligence Services Provider

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 3

    FEV, Ibeo and LiangDao announced their cooperation to bundle competencies, providing OEM customers worldwide with access to a full-range of solutions for Level 3 and 4 automated driving (AD) and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 4

    LTTS worked with Intel Corporation to develop an outdoor smart parking solution.With edge AI capabilities, the solution aims to redefine the outdoor smart parking experience in public areas across the globe.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 5

    Roambee Acquires AI Firm Arnekt to Accelerate AI-Powered Supply Chain Visibility

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 6

    Siemens and Google Cloud to Cooperate on AI-Based Solutions in Manufacturing

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 7

    Siemens selects Tangent Works to democratize IoT data analytics for MindSphere

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 8

    Accenture has acquired Core Compete, a cloud analytics services firm headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, with additional offices in the UK and India. Core Compete enables digital transformations with cloud-native solutions that deliver artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning-infused business outcomes.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 9

    Google Cloud's Visual Inspection AI Reinvents Manufacturing Quality Control

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 10

    Capgemini announced a breakthrough solution giving mobile operators a significant advantage to monetize 5G services faster. AI-based RAN application boosts spectral efficiency by 15%. The solution conforms to O-RAN guidelines and intelligently boosts subscriber quality of experience (QoE) with real-time predictive analytics.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 11

    Nexyad and HERE improve vehicle safety with next generation, cognitive artificial intelligence. Recommendation of “maximum cautious speed” based on real-time data and context-specific to every single vehicle, driver and driving environment,

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 12

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the autonomous driving area

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 13

    Autodesk Generative Design Helps Strengthen and Lighten Hyundai Motor’s Futuristic Walking Car.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 14

    AVEVA Real-Time Crude, a solution developed with Schneider Electric, combines cutting-edge analytical equipment with powerful machine-learning techniques to provide rapid and reliable crude oil assays across the enterprise in a matter of minutes. Timely information leads to advantages, including more intelligent purchasing decisions, improved operational planning, better allocation of refining resources, and more certain product volume and quality predictions.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 15

    AVEVA Real-Time Crude, a solution developed with Schneider Electric, combines cutting-edge analytical equipment with powerful machine-learning techniques to provide rapid and reliable crude oil assays across the enterprise in a matter of minutes. Timely information leads to advantages, including more intelligent purchasing decisions, improved operational planning, better allocation of refining resources, and more certain product volume and quality predictions.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 16

    Capgemini announces new services that will enable Bio Pharmaceuticals R&D teams to take a novel data driven approach to better understand diseases and patients, identify therapies with higher potential, digitally optimize clinical trials,and accelerate time to market.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 17

    Decathlon Reimagines Lighter, Stronger, More Sustainable Bicycle Using Autodesk Generative Design

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 18

    Decathlon Reimagines Lighter, Stronger, More Sustainable Bicycle Using Autodesk Generative Design

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 19

    dSPACE and LeddarTech Join Forces to Deliver Key Tools Enabling Deployment of ADAS and AD Systems.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 20

    Electrolux and IBM collaborate to use AI to enhance customer experiences.IBM weather API will provide real-time weather and environmental data such as air pollution, humidity, and temperature changes to Electrolux apps.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 21

    Genpact and The LIVEKINDLY Collective Leverage Cloud Technology and Predictive Analytics to Scale Plant-based Food Production

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 22

    LTTS is awarded a product engineering services deal to develop autonomous solutions for a global provider of automotive technology and set up a CoE for the development and sustenance of legacy engineering software applications.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 23

    Persistent is establishing a Global Technology Center to expand data and analytics capabilities and to provide engineering and support for flagship offerings for global media solution provider.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 24

    QuEST Global, announced the availability of its GUI based Smart Defect Inspection (SDI) application powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The application, designed for high-precision manufacturing companies like semiconductor chip manufacturers, will enable real-time defect inspection & diagnosis, product quality inspections, and prognosis and ensure optimal equipment usage.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 25

    Ricardois partnering with Amey Consulting, a leading infrastructure, data and analytics provider, to bring new digital and data products and services to global vehicle manufacturers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 26

    Takeda accelerates Digital Transformation with Accenture and AWS. The five-year collaboration agreement will leverage cloud and data-driven insights to accelerate drug development, increase operational agility, reduce technology costs and develop the workforce of the future.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 27

    Umlaut and Velodyne establish a partnership. Clients in the automotive sector will benefit and obtain hardware, software and vehicle integrations for ADAS and autonomous driving – as of now, from a single source.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 28

    Automating distribution yards, is a problem worth solving. In B2B scenario this is like a last mile connectivity. And in confined private boundaries, it can go to full autonomy faster than autonomous vehicles on roads. Outrider which emerged from stealth mode is focusing on this sector.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 29

    GE Digital’s FlightPulse® Mobile App Provides Airline Pilots Insight from Flight Prep to Flight Assessment

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 30

    Globant has announced a new regional hub in Malaga where it will hire up to 200 professionals. Globant also announced plans for a new Artificial Intelligence Innovation Center in the city.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 31

    Med Support Systems, a Tokyo-based firm specializing in radiologic interpretations, and NTT DATA have begun a trial use of artificial intelligence (AI) to support the diagnosis of brain diseases using MRI. The trial is evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution’s AI diagnosis support engine and viewer in analyzing MRI scans. Japan’s aging population is requiring more scans but a concurrent decline in the working population is forcing a shrinking number of radiologists. A perfect need.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 32

    Schlumberger and Microsoft expand partnership to bring open, enterprise-scale data management to the energy industry

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 33

    Semcon is embarking upon a new partnership with Imagimob, a company developing software for Edge AI, and expanding its digital offering still further as a result. Edge AI means that even more and smaller products can be both connected and intelligent.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 34

    ThoughtWorks has agreed to acquire Fourkind, a privately-held Finnish consulting services firm that combines machine learning and data science with strategy, design and engineering.Founded in 2017 in Helsinki, the company now has a 40-strong team of data scientists, machine learning experts, designers, engineers and strategists and has worked with 80+ organizations in 10+ countries.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 35

    ABB Ability Genix Datalyzer is a cloud-based data analytics solution for fleet-wide management and optimization of emissions monitoring equipment in highly regulated industries like cement, steel, chemicals and power generation The new solution pre-empts plant failure and helps achieve emissions compliance, improving plant uptime and process safety

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 36

    HERE announced its partnership with Bridgestone for safe and sustainable mobility. As a first step, Bridgestone’s Mobility Solutions Unit is making anonymized connected vehicle data available on the HERE Marketplace.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 37

    bp and Infosys to Develop ‘Energy as a Service’ Solution for Campuses and Cities. Infosys and bp intend to co-develop a digital platform that can collect data from multiple energy assets and use artificial intelligence to optimize the energy supply and demand for power, heat, cooling and EV charging. The companies will pilot the digital platform at the Infosys Pune Development Center – in an environment that replicates a small city

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 38

    Wipro Partners with TEOCO to Develop Next-Generation Network Solutions for Communication Service Providers

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 39

    AVEVA and ABS Join Forces to Unlock Real-time Digitalization and Decarbonization Insights for Shipping Industry

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 40

    AVEVA and Helios IoT Systems Partner to Empower the Solar Energy Industry with Deep Insights and Advanced Analytics

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 41

    T-Systems and Frequentis partnership for the digital Airport. More efficiency and sustainability.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 42

    AVEVA’s New Vision AI Assistant Dynamically Transforms Existing Image Feeds Into Actionable Industrial Insights

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 43

    Tech Mahindra Partners with Cogniac to Provide AI-based Machine Vision Solutions for Enterprises Globally

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 44

    Hexagon closes CNC machinery “OEE gap” by connecting shop floors to cloud-native asset management and reporting

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 45

    Siemens has announced a new collaboration with PDF Solutions to develop a comprehensive solution that transforms integrated circuit (IC) test and yield analysis data from Siemens’ Tessent software into actionable intelligence.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 46

    Airtel and Capgemini to collaborate on 5G-based solutions for Enterprises for India specific usecases. Two 5G use cases have already been deployed by Capgemini at Airtel’s 5G Lab. These are focused on Smart Health and Immersive Remote Assistance for Field Operations and Maintenance.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 47

    Altair Acquires World Programming to Advance Organizations’ Digital Transformation. a UK-based technology company specializing in data analytics software used by many of the world’s leading companies including financial services and insurance organizations. World Programming’s platform supports development and execution of multi-language software solutions leveraging popular languages used in data science including Python, R, and the SAS language in a single program.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 48

    EXL acquires Clairvoyant, adding scale in data engineering, AI, and cloud engineering to fast-growing analytics business

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 49

    HCL Technologies has agreed to acquire Budapest-based Starschema for $42.5 million to bolster its data engineering services and presence in Central and Eastern Europe.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 50

    Accenture Invests in Extended Reality-based Immersive Learning Startup Talespin

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 51

    Cygnet Infotech acquires majority stake in an emerging Artificial Intelligence start-up Glib ai.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 52

    Tredence Inc. announced the opening of delivery centers in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Chennai, which will be operational by May 2022 with 1400 seaters. The company will offer advanced analytics, data engineering, and data science solutions for retail, CPG, TMT, industrial manufacturing, and healthcare clients globally through the new delivery centers.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 53

    Tietoevry and Microsoft begin new AI automation collaboration ? vast benefits for heavy-asset and manufacturing industries

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 54

    UST has signed an original equipment manufacturer agreement with SAP, which will help integrate the SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) into its Cogniphi AI Vision platform, to be subsequently marketed as UST Sentry Vision AI.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 55

    McKinsey acquires Caserta, a pioneer in data architecture and engineering

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 56

    Cyient strengthens its V&V factory with CyFAST, an AI-powered platform to accelerate hyper-automation

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 57

    Globant Unveils MagnifAI, an AI-powered Test Automation Product to Reinvent Quality Assurance Processes

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 58

    Renault Group and Atos launch a unique service to collect large-scale manufacturing data and accelerate Industry 4.0

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 59

    DMI and SoundHound, a global leader in voice artificial intelligence, announced their partnership for developing superior driver experiences through the integration of SoundHound?s advanced voice AI platform with DMI?s Edge-to-Cloud solutions. DMI?s collaboration with SoundHound will provide clients with an out-of-the-box solution to bring voice recognition and conversational AI into the vehicle.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 60

    IBM announced the acquisition of the Israeli data startup Databand.ai, the developer of a Data Observability (real-time data monitoring) software that helps organizations fix problems with their data, including errors, data flow failures, and poor data quality.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

EIIR Buyer GIC/R&D Best Practices/Solutions

Other News

  • 1

    Honda Invests in U.S.-based Helm.ai to Strengthen its Software Technology Development. Helm.ai has key strengths in the area of AI-based image recognition technologies advanced through unsupervised learning.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 2

    IBM to sell the data and analytics assets from its Watson Health business to investment firm Francisco Partners

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 3

    Tricentis acquires SaaS test automation platform Testim for $200 million. The Israeli company introduced its AI-based testing in 2014 to accelerate application delivery by shortening the time it takes to author tests and automatically improving tests, troubleshooting tests, and handling test diagnostics.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 4

    Activision announced the acquisition of Barcelona-based mobile game developer Digital Legends.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 5

    SK Chemicals said it has agreed with Cimplrx, an artificial intelligence-based new drug development company, for joint research and development of new drugs using AI.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 6

    ABB to deliver artificial intelligence modelling for data center energy optimization in Singapore. Pilot project with ST Telemedia Global Data Centres to map the potential of artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics, with a target of at least 10 percent energy savings

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 7

    Hong Kong’s airport has become the first in the world to adjust its air conditioning based on real-time weather data, cutting down its yearly energy consumption.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 8

    ZoomInfo is acquiring Israeli startup Chorus.ai, which developed an AI-based system to analyze sales calls, for $575 million.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 9

    Vodafone and Google Cloud to Develop Industry-First Global Data Platform

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 10

    Welsh Utility Signs Contract with Itron to Improve Water Data Management

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 11

    The US Army is testing augmented reality goggles for dogs. The goggles can be used to issue commands to the dogs remotely.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 12

    Waymo and Daimler Trucks are partnering to build an autonomous version of the Freightliner Cascadia truck. This is Waymo’s first deal in the freight business.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

Previous Data

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    A Leading Automotive Tier I has selected KPIT as their strategic software for various vehicle programs globally for Autonomous Driving, ADAS and AUTOSAR domains. The engagement pans for 5 years and deal value is estimated at USD 60+ million.

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  • 2

    A leading German Car manufacturer selected KPIT for a project in ADAS area.

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  • 3

    A leading US Tier I Supplier selected KPIT for multiple projects in AD-ADAS domain.

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  • 4

    BMW Group is using a new augmented reality (AR) application in vehicle concept and prototype engineering, speeding up the process by as much as twelve months, from individual vehicle sections through to complex production stages.

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  • 5

    Continental has installed the fastest supercomputer in automotive industry for developing AI use cases. The new supercomputer consists of more than 50 networked “NVIDIA DGX” units. Also, about 20,000 of its 51,000 engineers are software experts. It also has 900 AI experts.

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  • 6

    Daimler Mobility registers a significant increase in customer interaction via its online financing and leasing channels. Increase in e-contracting and use of virtual assistants.

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  • 7

    DENSO has established the Pittsburgh Innovation Lab, a new U.S. R&D center that will conduct research to achieve Level-4 automated driving and develop the elemental technologies, including AI, to make it possible. In recent years, DENSO has established six advanced R&D centers in four countries (U.S., Israel, Canada, and Finland).

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  • 8

    Desay SV Automotive is one step closer to becoming a Level-4 player in the autonomous vehicle (AV) industry, with the launch of its third-generation Intelligent Processing Unit (IPU-03). Powered by NVIDIA‘s Drive AGX Xavier Platform, the IPU-03 will enable Xpeng Motors of China to achieve Level 3 autonomous driving capability in the company’s latest and future car model launches.

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  • 9

    Ford, Bedrock and Bosch are launching a demonstration project with connected Ford Escape test vehicles that can drive and park themselves inside Bedrock’s Assembly Garage in Detroit using Bosch smart infrastructure. This is the first U.S. infrastructure-based solution for automated valet parking where the vehicle will park itself inside a parking garage.

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  • 10

    ŠKODA AUTO Logistics optimizes use of container space with help of artificial intelligence. AI app OPTIKON identifies the most efficient placement of different-sized pallets in freight containers for maximum loading capacity. This project makes the work of the employees in the parts warehouse easier whilst also lowering transport costs.

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  • 11

    The BMW Group is releasing another software package that makes light work of creating artificial intelligence (AI) applications for object recognition. The BMW Labeling Tool Lite allows for users to easily label objects in photos, an offline solution used in production to quickly create AI apps that reliably identify objects in photos.

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  • 12

    TietoEVRY and Qentinel collaborate on Adaptive AUTOSAR test automation.

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  • 13

    ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Control Systems division has invested around 18 million EUR expanding its commercial vehicle testing capability for trucks and buses in Jeversen, Germany. It will support the development of advanced technologies including lane departure systems, traffic jam assistants and highway pilots up to autonomous driving.

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  • 14

    Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) selected GE Aviation for a comprehensive digital agreement including FlightPulse and eFOQA. The program gives ATSG subsidiary airlines ABX Air, Air Transport International, and Omni Air International access to advanced analytics with enriched data sets that will ultimately drive greater understanding of flight trends. This program implementation includes the Boeing 777, 767, and 757 aircraft.

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  • 15

    BAE Systems acquires Techmodal, a UK-based data consultancy and digital services company focusing on Defense sector. It is offering Data Integration Platform (DIP), a collaborative system that provides the ability to view, manage and exploit data provided by multiple systems on the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, allowing the efficient management of these highly complex modern warships.

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  • 16

    GE Aviation and Cathay Pacific Group have signed a five-year agreement to implement GE’s Event Measurement System (EMS) for flight analytics and the FlightPulse pilot app.

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  • 17

    Microsoft is launching a new flight simulator with beautiful imagery of planes, cities. It is developed in collaboration with Asobo studio. Simulator is using Microsoft’s AI tech in Azure to automatically generate much of the scenery based on Microsoft’s Bing Maps data.

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  • 18

    NEC and its partner, Infrared Cameras, were selected by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) to provide thermal temperature screening and facial recognition technology at Hawaii’s public airports to help protect the community and identify passengers with a potentially elevated body temperature.

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  • 19

    ProMare and IBM announced the completion and launch of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) – an AI and solar powered marine research vessel which will traverse oceans gathering vital environmental data.

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  • 20

    Rolls-Royce launches Virtual Reality Maintenance Training Software for US Air Force C-130J engines. The new VR system will allow engine maintainers to learn and practice their skills in an immersive visual environment, increasing efficiency and reducing cost.

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  • 21

    Autodesk to acquire AI-Powered construction software provider Pype.

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  • 22

    A chemical manufacturing company has engaged LTTS to work on its ‘Global Digital Transformation’ program and leverage analytics and data sciences services across key business functions and roll the services globally.

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  • 23

    An oil field services company has awarded LTTS a contract to setup a software development Center of Excellence (CoE) in Bangalore. The CoE shall focus on data analytics platform development and validation and testing services for upstream applications.

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  • 24

    LG Group has formed a research consortium with global partners including Total to discover high-performance materials with AI and robotics. The consortium will search for environment-friendly catalysts and advanced optical materials. The use of AI will significantly reduce the time of finding new materials with precise analysis of data compared with the traditional research method involving many tests.

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  • 25

    NEC in cooperation with the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), announced the development of a system to automatically detect microplastics from seawater and sediment samples at high speed by using AI-based image recognition techniques.

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  • 26

    Aspire Systems launches Robotic Arm 2.0 iPOT to help retailers with rapid POS Testing.

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    Google Cloud and Unilever will collaborate on the first commercial application of Google Cloud and Google Earth Engine for sustainable commodity sourcing. By combining the power of cloud computing with satellite imagery and AI, the two companies are building a more holistic view of the forests, water cycles, and biodiversity that intersect Unilever’s supply chain—raising sustainable sourcing standards for suppliers

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  • 28

    Maurices partners with TCS to build greenfield IT ecosystem for its growth and transformation. TCS will help maurices build a brand-new data analytics platform with extensive reporting features. The project will also involve a refreshed, upgraded ecommerce platform that will facilitate quicker business decisions and faster go-to-market responses to industry or fashion trends.

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    Maurices partners with TCS to build greenfield IT ecosystem for its growth and transformation. TCS will help maurices build a brand-new data analytics platform with extensive reporting features. The project will also involve a refreshed, upgraded ecommerce platform that will facilitate quicker business decisions and faster go-to-market responses to industry or fashion trends.

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  • 30

    NEC and Lawson begin Proof of Concept of store using digital technologies in Indonesia. In this PoC, NEC’s systems and knowledge of store operations, such as visual analysis technology and sensing technology, will be used to visualize store operations, customer purchasing trends, and the power consumption of store equipment.

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    LS ELECTRIC, one of South Korea’s biggest providers of electric power equipment and automation solutions, and Nokia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on creating intelligent and analytics-based platforms to evaluate the performance of utility assets. This platform will allow LS ELECTRIC’s customers to proactively manage mission-critical asset performance by identifying root causes and adapting to changing conditions in order to better maintain or replace assets quickly and efficiently.

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  • 32

    QuEST Global has enhanced its vision analytics and predictive maintenance solutions with Intel Edge Insights for Industrial. QuEST developed these deep learning solutions to help OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the industrial and semiconductor sectors to automate security and monitoring systems and manufacturing tools used for making semiconductor chips.

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    Toshiba will spend $321 million on a new R&D complex in Japan geared toward artificial intelligence and security technologies.

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    Fiix, a Toronto-based asset management software provider, announced the launch of Fiix Foresight, the first and only AI engine for maintenance. The first solution is parts forecaster. Customers using the parts forecaster are seeing a 50% increase in parts forecasting accuracy and up to 40% reduction in stockouts. Additionally, some customers have seen a 50% reduction in working capital reserved for parts— a significant number for manufacturers who, on average, keep $3-5 million in MRO parts.

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  • 35

    Industrial-grade VR company Varjo picks up $54M in Series C funding. Its client include Volvo Cars, AUDI AG, Boeing, & Siemens

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  • 36

    Intive joins forces with the NETZSCH Group. The two companies will work on automating and optimizing the quality assurance of manufacturing processes at NETZSCH customers’ production facilities. intive engineers are responsible for building a state-of-the-art cloud environment that will form the foundation of a new AI-enhanced quality control system.

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  • 37

    Quartic.Ai partners with Sparta Systems to bring forward next-level AI capabilities for early risk detection during the manufacturing process. The solutions will acquire production equipment data during development to create and train algorithms that detect product and process anomalies and identify performance “drift” before nonconforming product is manufactured.

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  • 38

    Sibur (Moscow, Russia) & G-Core Labs (Luxembourg) have launched a universal augmented reality (AR) service for the remote maintenance and repair of industrial equipment. It is easy to use platform which can digitize maintenance process, videos can work on any device and browser and fully voice controlled. There is scope for more simplification and standardization and offering this as-a-service to larger customer base.

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  • 39

    The Brazilian motors and controls manufacturer WEG, a $3 billion firm, is acquiring a controlling stake (51%) in Mvisia, a Brazilian start-up that specializes in applying AI and computer vision systems for Industry 4.0

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  • 40

    TietoEVRY and Yazzoom partnership promotes the use of Artificial Intelligence in the pulp, paper and fibre industry. Data analysis in mills has a long history, but new technologies are making the next level possible through AI and machine learning.

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  • 41

    Vollmer has launched Visual Support service.It is based on the Oculavis SHARE service solution and can be used on mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets or smart glasses.

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  • 42

    Chugai Pharmaceutical and NTT DATA have conducted a demonstration test of a solution for improving the efficiency of clinical trial-related document preparation using AI technology.

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  • 43

    Wipro has won a digital engagement with a European health system to build and accelerate AI-powered applications and services, helping improve healthcare access and treatment for its patients.

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  • 44

    Google research let’s sign language switch active speaker in video calls. Good to see accessibility engineering getting attention!

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  • 45

    Huddl.Ai wants to bring more intelligence to online meetings. Adding intelligence to virtual meetings. Automating summary of meeting with three sections: Agenda, Key Points, Action Items. Automating intern or EA work is a great business opportunity.

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  • 46

    Image editing software developer Capture One to set up R&D hub in Athens.

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    Maurices partners with TCS to build greenfield IT ecosystem for its growth and transformation. TCS will help maurices build a brand-new data analytics platform with extensive reporting features. The project will also involve a refreshed, upgraded ecommerce platform that will facilitate quicker business decisions and faster go-to-market responses to industry or fashion trends.

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  • 48

    More features in video chat. Facebook will let Messenger Rooms broadcast via Live.

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  • 49

    NEC and Realeyes will jointly develop and distribute emotion analysis solutions globally. The use case include predictive analytics and live measurement of attention and emotion response within streaming and mobile applications.

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  • 50

    AWS announced the general availability of Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a new fully managed service that makes it easy to set up live, interactive video streams for a web or mobile application in just a few minutes. Amazon IVS uses the same technology that powers Twitch, one of the most popular live streaming services in the world.

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  • 51

    Chetu delivered an optimized data conversion application to JUMP Data-Driven Video, a leading business data management platform for the video industry, to enhance the toolkit’s performance and offer users greater insights into KPI analytics.

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  • 52

    INVIDI Technologies and Tata Elxsi today announced an expansion of their relationship to bring addressable television capabilities to pay TV operators in India, Asia-Pacific and MEA.

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  • 53

    Israeli data warehousing firm SQream wins $20 million deal from a telco to provide better quality of service. SQream specializes in database for higher workloads for telcos and uses Nvidia GPUs.

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  • 54

    Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite creator Epic Games.

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  • 55

    The Open uses NTT DATA’s AI and video technology to create a virtual Championship of golfing greats from across the decades.

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