L&T Technology Services joins Qualcomm smart cities accelerator programme

Sanjeet Pandit of Qualcomm

L&T Technology Services Limited, a global pure play engineering services company, announced it has joined the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to collaborate on providing smart ecosystem solutions and services to help global enterprises accelerate the digital transformation to smart urban infrastructure.

LTTS has strong expertise in Smart Ecosystems – smart cities, smart warehousing and smart manufacturing solutions. Together with Qualcomm Technologies’ global technology leadership in edge compute capability, cutting-edge processors and wide-area and local-area communications technologies, LTTS can offer a portfolio of digital offerings to address energy conservation, operational efficiency and digital transformation to cities, making them smarter and more sustainable.

The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme is a community matchmaking programme that brings together smart solutions providers like LTTS with municipalities or systems integrators looking to solve problems. This can help drive additional value and integrate solutions with secure interoperability, edge processing and an ecosystem to deploy at scale.

Some of the Smart solutions deployed by LTTS include the smartest office campus powered by i-BEMS, (LTTS’ smart campus experience framework), the commercial network for grids and cutting-edge electric and hybrid solutions for a sustainable transport network.

Stawan Kadepurkar

Stawan Kadepurkar, chief business officer at L&T Technology Services said, “LTTS brings considerable experience in incubating state-of-the-art technology and delivering efficiency through smart infrastructure solutions. Rapid urbanisation has given rise to traffic congestion, high energy consumption and inefficient waste management schemes.”

“As such, the need of the hour is to drive disruptive technology by innovative and intuitive offerings, streamlining day-to-day management, improving efficiency and increasing sustainability. We are delighted to join the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme to drive the global innovative solutions ecosystem for smart cities.”

Sanjeet Pandit, senior director, Business Development and head of Smart Cities, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said, “L&T Technology Services has an excellent track record of designing and developing solutions that solve modern smart cities problems. We are excited to bring LTTS into our Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme to help drive this large-scale transformation of modern cities to smart, sustainable and eco-friendly landscapes.”

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