Author: VARINDIA IT Magazine

Intel promotes innovation and research with setting up of 100 IoT Centres in academic institutions

Kumud-Srinivasan-President-Intel-India-300x300With the theme of “A World with One Trillion Connected Devices”, Intel is hosting its second Intel India Academic Forum 2015 in New Delhi. The two-day conclave will feature talk tracks on Communications & Networking, Sensing & Security and Large-Scale Machine Learning, with the aim of accelerating technology innovation and academic research.

Marking the occasion, Intel also announced the setting up of 100 Internet of Things (IoT) centres across Indian academia institutions and awarded the Intel India PhD Fellowships for 2015 to five students. As part of Intel’s continued efforts to promote innovation and research with higher education students, 100 Intel IoT centres at academic institutions across India are being supported with Intel Galileo boards, which are specifically designed for makers, students, educators, and DIY electronics enthusiasts to build product prototypes. Intel Galileo boards are equipped with the required platforms and technologies and are aimed at empowering students on latest IoT skills and encouraging them to bring their ideas to reality…Read more

Pegasystems to innovate device solutions for “Internet of Things” clients

Alan-Trefler-pegasystemsWith an increasing number of manufacturers looking at Internet of Things (IoT) for maintenance and services, Pegasystems is increasingly working on solutions in the sector. The US-based company is devising solutions for its clients such as Philips as a part of its suite in customer services business.

Alan Trefler, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Pegasystems, said that customer support services contribute to around half their revenue in one form or the other. One of the new sectors are manufacturers who work in the space of IoT using their services in the warranty to service machinery and consumer facing devices. They have utilized their core technology with process automation, tracking and fulfilment services …Read more

Aircel to roll out IoT Services in India with Tech Mahindra

Suren-Amarasekera-aircel-300x300Aircel has announced that it selected Tech Mahindra to roll out a comprehensive set of Internet-of-Things (IoT) service offerings. Tech Mahindra is providing the IoT services in association with Aeris Communications. Aircel’s strong presence in enterprise market combined with the IoT solutions from Tech Mahindra will give an edge to position it as one of the leaders in machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT services…Read more

Motorola debuts its X Style Smartphone

moto-x-style-smartphone-300x300Motorola has rolled out its Moto X Style smartphone. It is the perfect blend of premium performance and design – a phone that is truly beautiful inside and out. It will be available for pre-orders exclusively on Flipkart from 14th October midnight at INR29,999 for 16GB and INR31,999 for 32GB, with multiple exciting launch offers during the Flipkart Big Billion Day sale.

It has a stunning 5.7-inch Quad HD display with 520 ppi, that’s enhanced by dual front stereo speakers with smart boost. It is backed with 3,000mAh battery and it is world’s fastest-charging smartphone that get 8 hours of power in just 15 minutes with the in-box turbocharger. User can take crystal-clear photos and 4K videos on the 21MP camera with zero shutter lag and rapid focus. It also possesses a 5MP front-facing camera featuring a wide angle lens and flash. The smartphone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with 1.8 GHz Hexa-core CPU and with a 3GB RAM…Read more

HP ties up with Hitachi over Threat Intelligence Sharing Platform

Jyoti-Prakash-Country-Director-hp-india1-300x300Extending the reach of its security intelligence sharing network, HP has allied with Hitachi, designed to capture and share Japan-specific threat information. Through this partnership, Hitachi will join the HP Global Threat Intelligence Alliance and contribute threat intelligence to HP’s existing security information sharing platform, HP Threat Central.

The platform delivers automated and open sharing of information and contextual analysis that allows organizations to take action. This intelligence will also inform periodically published reports from HP Security Research…Read more