Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
January 10, 2017
Efftronics bags prestigious CIO Choice 2017 award for Internet of Things (IoT), SME. DELL EMC, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Datamatics, etc, also bagged awards in other categories. Winners are determined by an independent Chief Information Officer (CIO) voting survey from across the country on product performance, customer satisfaction, and continued customer service. It is a recognition and validation that CIOs can trust because it is ‘By the CIO and for the CIO’. It offers the CIO community an authentic aid to finding and considering the most preferred and stable products, services and solutions.
Dasari Rama Krishna, CEO, said, “Since 1990, Efftronics invested more than 1,500 man years of R&D effort in building various solutions with IoT technology. All our solutions have proven track record of 10+ years product life. With native talent, right aspirations, right intent and sincere efforts, Efftronics proved that place doesn’t matter for achieving results. Efftronics continuously upgrades with futuristic technologies and best practices thereby continuously improving knowledge and skills to develop world class smart solutions for railways, cities and buildings.”
Speaking about the IoT technology he said, “IoT solution involves real time capture of information, processing of information at source (edge computing), and communication, securely storing the information in on-premises or cloud storage, performing analysis such as what happened, why it happened, what is going to happen and how to make it happen and then taking action through operating technologies, mobile apps, dashboards and by collaborating with other systems. IoT has many benefits like improving efficiency, reducing cost, optimising resources, etc.”
Sambi Reddy, Chief Engineer, Efftronics, said, “Since 20 years, Efftronics has designed, built and maintaining one of India’s largest IoT network for Indian Railways. System now connects more than 60 lakh things and spreads across 9,000 locations in India. Every day, more than 2 crore records are being generated. On the data, various predictive analytics are performed, which has reduced accidents, improved the availability of signaling equipment, brought in punctuality and discipline in train operations, which made trains run as per scheduled timings with reduced delays.”
Mr Ramasamy, Vice President, Efftronics, said, “In 2008 we designed and installed smart water distribution management system for entire Vijayawada city considering the problems faced by citizens. System has reduced water wastage by more than 25 per cent and ensured supply of 150 liters per person every day. There is tremendous improvement in quality, timeliness and duration of water supply. Supported by real time dashboard to monitor the water distribution online, city administration were able to plan effectively. Soon, citizens in the city will also be able to access this dashboard. We are also providing wireless traffic management solutions for cities and towns. This solution eliminates digging of roads. As it is solar powered, system works uninterrupted irrespective of power failures. Apart from that, we also provide Variable Message Signage displays for guiding road commuters and motorists on traffic movements. To help Indian Metrology Department (IMD) to forecast weather, we have developed automated weather stations with satellite and GPRS communication. These systems have been installed across India and now are one of the critical components of smart cities.”
Bala Krishna, Vice President, Efftronics, said, “With more than 30 years of experience in working with LEDs, we designed world class efficient LED lighting solutions for homes, commercial buildings, industries, etc. Our solutions offer best-in-class lighting experience with power saving up to 80 per cent. They are designed by considering Indian hot weather conditions. Five years unconditional warranty and customised light design is our key differentiator. We are part of KNX alliance, which is a worldwide Standard for home and building control. It now constitutes 405 members from 40 countries and 65,739 partners from 157 countries. We provide smart controls to operate all appliances remotely through web browsers and mobile apps. We are now working on connected homes concept with futuristic technologies which will disrupt the traditional living experience.”
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Photograph: Dasari Anvesh and Surabhi Bhavani Shankar, Executive Managers, Efftronics, receive the CIO Choice 2017 recognition award for IoT in Mumbai from Prakash Dharmani, Global CIO, Essel Propack Ltd on January 6, 2017.
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