Tata Consultancy Services on Monday said it has launched a neural automotive and
industrial experience centre in Troy, Michigan, to showcase the latest automotive technologies, enable co-innovation and product development, and stimulate local economic growth
The new centre includes an automotive garage set-up with access to technologies for customers and partners to experiment, co-innovate, build prototypes, and launch solutions in an agile manner, as per a statement.
The existing solutions and platforms at the centre include TCS’ Autoscape, and TCS’ Autonomous Vehicle Development platform. The company’s Autoscape offerings include autonomous vehicle data services, application lifecycle management, data annotation studio, and autonomous vehicle verification and validation.
The centre centre also showcases TCS AutoAgile for product lifecycle management, TCS intelliplan for connected supply chains, TCS mForce for digital customer experience and TCS MiNE platform to manage enterprise intelligence and artificial intelligence.
Additionally, the centre provides customers with access to the research and innovation being carried out at the various TCS Pace Ports, as well as to the larger start-up ecosystem which is part of TCS’ Co-Innovation Network.
TCS Pace Ports, a network of several physical hubs across the globe, are co-innovation and advanced research centres designed to help clients establish a competitive differentiation through collaboration between TCS, its clients, universities, and start-ups.
After the initial ideation and prototyping at the new centre, TCS said it aims to market the use cases to its customers, from lab grade to industry grade, packaged with cloud capabilities and contextual knowledge.
“This centre also reflects our commitment to invest and create next generation technology jobs in the region,” Partha Reddy, head of Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing business unit at TCS said.
The company’s manufacturing business unit services enterprises in the automotive,
aerospace and defense, continuous manufacturing and chemical, industrial machinery and agriculture industries.
It added that its neural manufacturing thought leadership framework enables manufacturers to harness new technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud, blockchain and Internet of Things, to build intelligent business models for innovation, competitive
differentiation and growth.