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Tata Motors and Microsoft Collaborate to Bring Artificial Intelligence and IoT in Motor Driving

India: Tata Motors has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to leverage the cloud based connected vehicle technology which utilises Artificial Intelligence concept of machine learning and Internet of Things, to enhance the overall driving experience. The new technology vehicle will be showcased on March 7, 2017 at Geneva International Motor show.

The technology uses advanced navigation, predictive maintenance, telematics and remote monitoring features to provide a good driving experience. This technology will enable the vehicle owners to receive proactive point- of interest, shopping and route assistance very easily. Moreover, the new technology will help in reducing the vehicle downtime by giving pre-emptive service and fault alerts.

TechSci Research depicts that with growing Internet of things market, the benefits of IoT will improve user experience and ease of operations in the coming times. IoT will help in making the devices smarter and secure. However, with such initiatives being taken by various companies in the India, the market of IoT in the country is expected to increase during the forecast period.

According to TechSci research report on “India Internet of Things (IoT) Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, IoT market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR over 28% during 2015- 2020. IoT is being rapidly brought into use across diverse industry verticals to reduce operational and manpower costs, and increase operational efficiency. Consumer electronics, automotive & transportation, BFSI, home & building, energy & utilities, retail, supply chain & logistic sectors, and manufacturing are the key emerging application areas where IoT technology is majorly being adopted. However, India’s IoT market is highly fragmented with numerous players operating across the value chain. 

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