Mindtree, a global technology services and digital transformation company, today announced an expanded relationship with ServiceNow, the leading digital workflow company that makes work, work better for people. As a partner for ServiceNow® Connected Operations, a proactive system of action for IoT, Mindtree will build industry solutions to help enterprises turn data from their Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure into actionable business workflows.
Mindtree will combine the deep domain, design thinking, IoT, AI, Machine Learning, and analytics expertise of Mindtree NxT, the company's IoT service line, with the capabilities of ServiceNow Connected Operations to enable enterprises in industry sectors such as manufacturing and consumer goods to put their IoT data to work for improved decision-making and smarter operations.
By connecting IoT data with digital workflows, ServiceNow Connected Operations enables organizations to realize the full value of their IoT investments, help increase customer satisfaction, and access new business models. Together with Mindtree driving actionable and industry-specific insights, these solutions will allow customers to break down data silos, proactively resolve issues, and evolve collaboration between customers, operations, customer service, and field service.
Manufacturing and consumer goods companies are increasingly looking to make better use of the data generated through multiple platforms and legacy operational technology (OT) systems. This means working around operational and data silos between OT and IT, a lack of common processes and tools in floor systems, and an inability to bring all data into a single system of record. Through Mindtree's solutions, these companies will be able to gain greater visibility across the enterprise, mitigate risk, reduce cost, harness a single source of truth for collaborative decision-making, and leverage advanced analytics, data insights, simulation and modelling for better evaluation of their value chains.
"The true transformative potential of data can be realised only by using it effectively. Siloed data and disconnected systems can undermine the best of IoT programs. The capabilities of Mindtree NxT alongside ServiceNow and their dedicated Connected Operations team position us well to help enterprises better manage critical infrastructure, deliver superior customer experiences, and drive customer loyalty."
Alex Nicholas, Vice President and Head of ServiceNow Business at Mindtree
ServiceNow industry partner solutions extend ServiceNow's capabilities to deliver industry-specific applications and services that are tailored to customers' unique digital transformation needs.
"Across industries, businesses realize the need for digital workflows to deliver greater operational efficiencies and better customer outcomes," said Jonathan Sparks, Vice President of IoT and Operations Products at ServiceNow. "Together with Mindtree, we're helping move customers in manufacturing and consumer goods beyond dashboards to automate issue resolution with IoT. Combining Mindtree's powerful IoT, AI and Machine Learning capabilities with ServiceNow's leading workflow platform will improve decision-making and drive smart operations while helping customers realize new business outcomes based on business-relevant insights."
Mindtree is a global technology consulting and services company, helping enterprises marry scale with agility to achieve competitive advantage. "Born digital," in 1999 and now a Larsen & Toubro Group Company, Mindtree applies its deep domain knowledge to more than 260 enterprise client engagements to break down silos, make sense of digital complexity and bring new initiatives to market faster. We enable IT to move at the speed of business, leveraging emerging technologies and the efficiencies of Continuous Delivery to spur business innovation. Operating in 24 countries across the world, we're consistently regarded as one of the best places to work, embodied every day by our winning culture made up of over 29,700 entrepreneurial, collaborative and dedicated "Mindtree Minds".
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of OPA-based solid state LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions for automotive and IoT, today announced its latest achievement in industrial automation with the deployment of its 3D LiDAR solutions for heavy machinery operation in China. Collaborating with Hunan Qiaokang Bridge Health Intelligent Technology and Liuzhou Bierte Industrial Intelligent Technology, the solution provides highly accurate 3D modeling of bulk material piles to enable safe, efficient operation of heavy machinery.Deployed at the Liuzhou Steel Group in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, China, Quanergy’s M-Series LiDAR sensors provide accurate, real-time 3D modeling of bulk material piles to guide and position a heavy bulk wheel piling and reclaiming machine. Formerly operated manually, the heavy machine can now function safely and efficiently by computer and without human intervention.
“When machines are operated manually, accuracy and efficiency depend on the experience of the operator. Operators can also become fatigued, creating a potential safety risk,” said Mr. Wan Zhi, President at Hunan Qiaokang Bridge Health Intelligent Technology at Liuzhou Steel Group, “Quanergy’s M-Series LiDAR has helped us standardize the operation of the machine, increasing the safety, efficiency, and accuracy of our bulk material handling processes. Our operation efficiency has improved by 50% and our labor costs have decreased by 60% after deploying the Quanergy solution.”
In addition to superior accuracy and high resolution, M-Series provides reliable performance in a wide range of operating conditions. For example, M-Series does not require ambient light and offers a longer detection range, even for very dark objects like coal.
M-Series also features a fast scan frequency, ideal for use in mobile applications that experience high vibrations. The sensor provides a long detection range, up to 200 meters, providing 3D modeling for very large sites with just a few sensors. Furthermore, M-Series is small and lightweight, making it easy to mount and install.
“The installation at Liuzhou Steel Group is a great example of how LiDAR makes a measurable and significant impact on a port’s bottom line. It also demonstrates just one example of how our LiDARs are playing a key role in driving industrial automation forward.”
Enzo Signore, CMO at Quanergy
In June, Quanergy entered into a definitive merger agreement with CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will be named Quanergy Systems, Inc. and is expected to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “QNGY.” The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
About Quanergy Systems, Inc.
Quanergy Systems’ mission is to create powerful, affordable smart LiDAR solutions for automotive and IoT applications to enhance people’s experiences and safety. Quanergy has developed the only true 100% solid state CMOS LiDAR sensor built on optical phased array (OPA) technology to enable the mass production of low-cost, highly reliable 3D LiDAR solutions. Through Quanergy’s smart LiDAR solutions, businesses can now leverage real-time, advanced 3D insights to transform their operations in a variety of industries including industrial automation, physical security, smart cities, smart spaces, and much more. Quanergy solutions are deployed by over 350 customers across the globe.
Amidst a boom in smart home, ANWIO, a world-renowned smart home brand, and Tuya Smart, a global IoT development platform, announced a new partnership today to bring more comfortable and healthier home experiences to consumers around the world.
The two companies started the cooperation first with smart lighting. The IoT development tools provided by Tuya Smart have helped ANWIO to quickly develop smart downlights, smart strips and other smart lighting devices at a low cost. These smart lighting devices have been successfully sold to Europe, Asia, North America and other regions through Tuya's more than 100,000 online and offline sales channels.
In the future, the cooperation will gradually extend from smart lighting to smart security and other fields to form a full-scenario solution. For example, through the collaborative operation of smart downlights, spotlights, mirror lights, door sensors, cameras and other devices, ANWIO will create smart living rooms, smart bathrooms and other scenarios so that consumers can fully enjoy the convenience and beauty of smart life.
"We are excited about this partnership. Using Tuya's platform and expertise in chip manufacturing allows us to adapt to and bring in the latest products and technology to the market in the most efficient way."
Leo Li, the General Manager of ANWIO
When night falls, your fingerprint unlocks the code and the light in the living room automatically lights up, creating a warm yellow light environment for you to relax after an exhausting day. When overtime working happens occasionally on weekends, the light in the study changes from warm tone to bright office lighting, creating an environment for you to concentrate. This list can go on. Perhaps you haven't noticed that smart lamps with lighting as the core are penetrating into all aspects of life. In addition to creating a healthy lighting environment, smart lamps are also be connected with other smart device categories to create a smart home ecosystem for consumers.
Smart devices are turning from mere tools into flavorings for everyday life. The cooperation between Tuya Smart and ANWIO reveals to the market that the era of smart individual products has come to the end, and only by connecting devices and creating full-scenario solutions can we grasp the magic weapon of the next era.
ANWIO, a brand of the listed company "Unilumin", is a well-known supplier of LED application products, mainly dealing with LED lighting products and LED smart home products. By the end of 2020, ANWIO has provided high-quality LED lighting products to millions of homes worldwide, including over 100,000 smart lighting devices. In the future, ANWIO will continue to uphold the principle of providing consumers with cost-effective home products.
About Tuya Smart
Tuya Smart, is a global IoT development platform with a unique, all-in-one offering of cloud + connectivity + app that makes it easy and affordable for brands, retailers, and OEMs to make their products smart. Tuya's platform has smart-enabled more than 410,000 SKUs in hundreds of categories worldwide, serving over 384,000 developers globally. Tuya is internationally operated with headquarters in the U.S., Germany, India, Japan, Colombia, and China.