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When the HR department at General Electric’s R&D centre in Bengaluru started looking for a way to curb its already low attrition, it approached Vinay B Jammu and his team. Jammu, the head of physical-digital analytics at GE, along with his team of 70 engineers, built ‘digital twins’ of complex machineries, such as jet engines […]

Boeing Company, considered the frontrunner in the race to supply Indian navy with new fighter jets, is now in contention for a much bigger $15 billion order after government abruptly asked the air force to consider the twin-engine planes. Until recently, Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-16 and Saab AB’s Gripen were in a two-horse race supply […]

In a small building nested in one corner of General Electric’s (GE’s) sprawling John F Welch Technology Centre campus on the outskirts of Bengaluru, a team of around 5 engineers have their eyes fixed on a couple of dashboards. They are constantly monitoring the performance of two micro-power generation units in two remote Bihar villages, […]

Xylem, a water management and water solutions company, has expanded its footprint in the country by opening technology centres in Bengaluru and Vadodara. Mahendra Jain, Additional Chief Secretary in the Urban Development Department of Karnataka, inaugurated the company’s India headquarters, the ‘India Technology and Customer Experience Centre’ in Bengaluru. Technology centres will create jobs for […]

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom service provider, is in advanced stages to set up a digital innovation lab in Bengaluru to work on emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality as part of its broader strategy to develop strong in-house technology capabilities. Telco, which is currently transforming […]

Sterlite Technologies has bagged an advance purchase order of Rs.3,500 crore from the Indian Navy. Work order envisages design, build and manage the Navy’s communication network.

Keeping with the government’s decision to promote the domestic defence industry, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the design authority and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for the Dhruv, an indigenous helicopter, is prepared to offer transfer of technology, technical assistance, and license rights for its civil production. In what is being termed a major boost to defence […]

Private equity-backed ATM vending machine manufacturer Vortex Engineering is planning to expand its business nearly five times in the next three years after a $5 million capital infusion by existing investors. Money will be used to develop and market new products, including new ATMs that will allow users to withdraw money using Aadhaar. “We have […]