Tech Mahindra announcedits collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated to offer smart city solutions globally. The ‘Smart City Accelerator Program’ launched by Qualcomm Technologies in April, is aimed at connecting cities, government agencies and enterprises with service providers offering Qualcomm Technologies-based smart city solutions.
Manish Vyas, president communications business, Tech Mahindra, 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.”
The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program hopes to accelerate the transformation of smart urban infrastructure and services for the 21st century. Its members represent a breadth of hardware and software providers, cloud solution providers, system integrators, design and manufacturing companies, as well as companies offering end-to-end solutions with Smart Cities in mind. With Tech Mahindra’s digital transformation capabilities and pedigree of establishing many smart cities in Asia, Tech Mahindra as the system integration partner will help roll out Smart City solutions.
Sanjeet Pandit, senior director of business development and head of smart cities, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., 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 business applications span the spectrum of needs for Smart Cities including smart parking, smart energy management, smart street lighting, and smart automated meter reading. These solutions, combined with Tech Mahindra’s global Managed Services capabilities and industry leading ecosystem of partners, allows Tech Mahindra to provide value to Cities seeking to enrich their infrastructure requirements in areas such as: measuring and reducing energy usage across buildings, enhancing the citizen experience via smart mobility applications and preventing vandalism and theft.