HERE and Wipro Agree to Offer LBS Globally (Image: HERE Technologies)
Wipro Limited [WIT] and HERE Technologies are partnering to offer location-based services to energy, utility, transport and logistics, telecom, automotive and other industries.
As part of the deal, the companies said they will develop asset tracking, logistics, supply chain, smart-metering and analytics, field workforce management, and private mapping-as-a-service for indoor and outdoor real-time asset tracking. Specifically, the companies are developing a IoT-based smart metering product to provide information about energy consumption and asset management.
HERE Tracking will help Wipro’s customers monitor and track assets, field engineers and supply chain on a real-time basis both indoor and outdoor, as well as provide analytics to build operational efficiencies, the company said.
In other HERE news, the company said it was ranked as the top location platform by industry analyst firm Omdia. The 2021 index assesses the seven leading global providers of location data and services including Google, Apple, Mapbox and TomTom.
The index evaluated vendors on the completeness of their platform and their platform’s market reach, Omdia said. The index considered the core capabilities of a location and mapping platform along with associated services, the supporting ecosystem, and business models.
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