Agnik, a cloud-based vehicle performance Big Data analytics software company is to collaborate with Wipro Ltd., the global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, it was announced today. Together, they will offer advanced connected car information technology services and platforms for the automotive industry. The services will be powered by Agnik’s Big Data Analytics products, which analyze vehicle and driver performance information along with context data using a blend of onboard and cloud-based distributed analytics.
Advanced Big Data solutions for connected car environments help the automotive industry better understand vehicle performance, automotive business, and connect with customers at a deeper level to improve efficiency and brand-loyalty. Agnik’s suite of analytics software products provide a wide range of powerful yet easy-to-use cloud-based tools that transform data about vehicle performance and user experience into valuable insights, highly coveted by companies in the automotive industry for connecting with car owners at a deeper level.
Using Agnik’s analytics products, Wipro will be able to offer automotive companies a unique solution to enable proactive maintenance of vehicles, encourage safe driving, and present a highly personalized customer experience.
“Wipro is excited to work with Agnik and bring an innovative connected car solution to the automotive industry and aftermarket businesses,” said Srinivas Rao, Vice President and Head of Service Transformation Group within Wipro’s Manufacturing & Hi-tech business unit. “Our deep investment and expertise in the machine-to-machine (M2M) space and particularly in connected car environments along with world-wide engagement with automotive companies will be further enhanced by this new cutting-edge solution from Agnik which is based on decade long research. We believe advanced personalized analytics will have a deep game-changing impact in the connected car applications for the automotive industry.”
In turn, Dr. Hillol Kargupta, Co-Founder and President, Agnik said of the collaboration that “Agnik is pleased to support Wipro’s platform and services offerings in the automotive-related markets with our niche products,” said “Agnik offers a comprehensive set of telematics products powered by our patented, onboard data-stream mining technology and wide range of cloud-based analytics for consumer and commercial connected car environments.”
We look forward to seeing what kind of analytical added value these products can actually deliver…and indeed whether the products do utilise “big data” rather than more traditional data mining techniques.