* Chief Minister of Karnataka B S Yediyurappa launches the IOT powered solution hailing it as a postive outcome of technology innovation.
* At the core is Bosch’s Phantom product which is an intelligent platform that increases machine efficiency, provides input on critical safety, machine maintenance and early warnings on malfunctions
* Can be retrofit in elevators, escalators of any brand or technology to enable safer infrastructure monitoring.
Chief Minister of Karnataka B S Yediyurappa unveiled an IOT enabled public infrastructure monitoring solution from Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions (RBEI). At the core of the solution is Bosch’s Phantom, an intelligent ecosystem platform; analytics form the core of this solution and it is Phantom’s purpose to bring advanced technology and insightful analytics to our users. This solution combines Bosch’s unique strength in software, sensors and services to transform elevators and escalators into smarter machines.
Addressing a real need of the hour: "Bosch's IOT based solution is made in Bengaluru for India…to address a safety issue in our growing cities. Our solution will enable manufacturers manage a smooth and safe movement of a large number of people using public infrastructure", said Vijay Ratnaparkhe, President and Managing Director, RBEI.
At the heart of the solution is Bosch's Phantom platform.
The Phantom platform is a powerful ecosystem on the cloud and on premise that delivers manufacturing efficiency, real time alerts and notifications for timely actionable insights. The solution gathers machine usage and equipment status for intelligent analytics, and provides key insights on usage, benchmarks, and trends. It provides input on critical safety, machine maintenance and early warnings on malfunctions. This smart solution will provide real time alerts and notifications via e-mails and messages to users. It is a non-intrusive, retrofit Page 2 of 3
solution that can be set up in a few minutes. “Headquartered in Bengaluru, Bosch has been manufacturing in India for over 65 years. With presence in mobility, beyond mobility and sensors, software & services, the company employs about 30,000 associates in India out of which approx. 20,000 are housed in Karnataka. Bosch is committed to the State of Karnataka and will continue to offer wide range of smart solutions in future.” said Soumitra Bhattacharya, Managing Director, Bosch Limited and President, Bosch India Group.
The Bosch solution is initially deployed in few elevators and escalators, including the escalator in the skywalk near Forum Mall, Koramangala. SEEIOT Solutions is the implementation partner for this solution in Karnataka. Dr. Shobha Yaduraj, Managing Director, SEEIOT Solutions and State President, Karnataka Elevator Manufacturers Association said, “We are excited to be the on-ground implementation partner of Bosch’s solution in the State. This solution puts technology in the service of the city. It addresses urban monitoring issues”.
With more than 20,000 associates, Robert Bosch in India is a powerhouse of technology and innovation. Engineers here are responsible for high-end technology innovation and delivering world-class solutions. But just as importantly RBEI and its engineers are committed to creating solutions that improve the quality of life.
About RBEI: Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited is a 100% owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, one of the world’s leading global supplier of technology and services, offering end-to-end Engineering, IT and Business Solutions. With over 20,000 associates, it’s the largest software development center of Bosch, outside Germany, indicating that it’s the Technology Powerhouse of Bosch in India with a global footprint and presence in US, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.