Avnet Asia showcased a selection of innovative, smart applications developed for Indian companies at the recent Internet of Things (IoT) India expo from March 7-9 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Attendees learned how Avnet helps companies develop IoT applications to stay ahead of the IoT curve. For instance, the smart coffee machine is capable of real-time remote monitoring of coffee beans consumption, inventory management, revenue per machine and more. Strontium Technology’s smart jewelry IVY, on the other hand is a one of its kind ‘Bluetooth Jewelry’ for women that assures the safety of both the wearer and the jewelry pieces in case of emergency. Also on display was the portable compact tracker that gives the GPS coordinates and also scans and sends the QR code, making it handy for tracking a person’s location as well as the tracking and delivery of items.
Ramani Sunderesan, managing director, Avnet India, said, “Avnet has been working closely with the Indian industry to develop smart, market-ready solutions that address their IoT needs, and we are enthusiastic about opportunities in India to support the country’s smart cities initiatives. From improving logistics, to developing a smarter vision or tracking system, Avnet plays a pivotal role in the IoT ecosystem to solving myriad problems.”
Sunderesan continued, “Avnet simplifies IoT complexities with our integrated ecosystem that connect different parties, ranging from system integrators, service providers, device manufacturers to cloud platform providers, and components suppliers that work independently. We support customers with capabilities and services that address the entire range of IoT complexities, such as sensor design and development, infrastructure and gateway solutions, connectivity options, cloud and IoT platforms, and global inventory management.”
Avnet also showcased solutions with suppliers such as Dell EMC for their IoT gateway series, SanDisk for cloud storage devices and Trusted Objects for IoT security and surveillance solutions.
Bringing its breadth and depth of service capabilities such as supply-chain and design-chain services, logistics solutions, among others, Avnet has been accelerating the success of its customers and partners in India. Recently, Arizona-based organization Ethisphere Institute has recognized Avnet amongst the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for its consistency in leading with purpose and integrity for the fifth year running.
Avnet provides comprehensive solutions and applications that span multiple markets such as wearables, home and building automation, automotive and transportation, industrial and energy, and offering design capabilities that take customers’ ideas from specification to production.