Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), a leading technology consulting and digital solutions company, in alliance with USA-based PTC, today unveiled their state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Bangalore. The partners say that the new centre will focus on Internet of Things (IoT)-based innovations.
The CoE will focus specifically on Industry 4.0 solutions for Manufacturing and Oil & Gas sectors. LTI will leverage the CoE to design, build and showcase solutions for smart, connected enterprises, from proof-of-concept to industrialised deployments. Along with showcasing the possibilities of transformative platform technologies to global customers, featuring Industrial IoT solutions developed on PTC’s ThingWorx LTI platform. LTI plans to deploy reusable IoT assets from its real-world experience in implementing enterprise-scale digital transformation solutions for global customers like L&T Construction and other global industrial manufacturing enterprises.
According to the company the CoE will use real-time data from multiple facilities in use at LTI’s campus, which will provide rich, real-life data beyond what’s usually available in a simulated environment. These include - asset performance management capabilities, demonstrating condition-based monitoring, connected elevator solutions and smart transport solutions. The additional information inputs will help showcase other capabilities, such as those for solutions that supply and sort products on a conveyor AR/VR technology will also be demonstrated to show how those technologies can be used to contextualise digital information in the physical world and enable seamless interaction with users.
Sudhir Chaturvedi, president - sales, and Executive Board Member, LTI, said “The convergence of the physical and digital worlds is resulting in exciting business opportunities and LTI aims to maximize returns from these. Our collaboration with PTC offers enterprises pursuing Industry 4.0 transformation the chance to gain privileged access to hi-tech innovations to help them accelerate their digital adoption journey.”
Michael DiTullio, executive vice-president, Sales and Marketing, PTC, said “Companies are investing significant resources to transform their businesses – having clear direction and the right technologies is critical for success. We are pleased to partner with LTI on this CoE to help accelerate these transformations and help companies achieve value through connected products more quickly.”
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