Wipro launches automotive innovation center in Troy

DETROIT — The Indian IT giant Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) announced the launch of an Automotive Innovation Center in Detroit.

The company said the new tech hub will deepen Wipro’s relationship with Detroit’s automotive community, develop and showcase next-generation technologies and solutions for automakers, suppliers, insurers, technology companies, and others.

The company said the Wipro’s Automotive Innovation Center is located in Troy. It’s a 1,500-square-foot collaboration hub that will help automotive organizations develop cutting-edge products, services, and intellectual property that seamlessly integrate artificial intelligence, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), cloud and crowd sourcing, along with Wipro’s technology partner ecosystem, industry partner network and automotive consultants and experts.

The company said the center will be hiring staff with varied skills, including big data analysts, automotive domain consultants, Agile coaches, Pivotal architects, product managers and product designers. Interested candidates can apply through https://careers.wipro.com/apply-now.aspx or can send a mail to troy.center@wipro.com.

This center adds to Wipro’s existing footprint in Detroit. In 2017, Wipro opened an Automotive Engineering Center in Detroit, which leverages local talent for the design, development and validation of automotive cockpit electronic products such as navigation systems, connectivity systems, instrument clusters, Head-Up Displays (HUDs), advanced safety systems, vehicle diagnostics and advanced analytics, and end-to-end connected vehicle solutions.

The new hub will study the intersection of connected vehicle technologies with In-vehicle human-machine interface, on-board sensor data management, big data insights and end-user mobile apps for delivering personalized driving and mobility experiences.

This is best illustrated by Wipro’s AutoInsights connected car platform that uses telematics to capture vehicle data for a high-performance analytics engine. The data insights captured by this engine offers a wide range of capabilities to vehicle owners, telecom companies, insurers and other stakeholders in the automotive ecosystem.

Wipro Limited is an information technology, consulting and business process services company headquartered in Bengaluru, India. Founded as a food processor in 1945 — the name is an abbreviation for Western India Vegetable Products — the company shifted into manufacturing and IT offerings in the 1970s and 1980s.

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