New Delhi, 23rd February 2018: IBM was announced as the winner of Aegis Graham Bell Award for its nomination “IoT for precision Agriculture” in “Innovation in IoT” category. This revolutionary solution enables data to be gathered from various sources including sensors, drones, weather stations, global satellites while providing descriptive and prescriptive analytics. In addition, this highly scalable SaaS Offering implemented on IBM Cloud allows sharing of insights gathered from the data with Agri-Insurance companies, Agri-Financing Banks, Farm Equipment companies, Retailers and FMCG companies to enable the overall efficiency of the Agribusiness value chain.
Gaurav Sharma, Vice President – IBM India Software Labs and Growth – India and South Asia said, ‘It is an honor to be recognized with the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award for our innovation, which combines the power of IoT and Artificial Intelligence to generate valuable agro-insights. This recognition resonates with the response we have received from the agribusiness community and reinforces our commitment to the Digital India vision that emphasizes the need to leverage technology to deliver value to our society.”
Aegis Graham Bell has been promoting innovations and entrepreneurship in Telecom, Data Science, Smart City Solution, Cyber Security, Digital India, Cloud and Mobility. The awards honors the best innovation in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) domain in India and has been rewarding those who made outstanding contribution in these fields with a vision to foster and stimulate innovators, for India.
The Aegis Graham Bell Award is one of the largest innovation award for the ICT domain in India. The Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecommunication has established the Aegis Graham Bell Award as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Alexander Graham Bell. This Award is intended to promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, and Security to provide recognition for outstanding contributions by the innovators. The Award is organized with support of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE), Convergence India and Deloitte as a knowledge partner.
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