Rele Ameet Shashikant
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2017-07-03 | India | Corporate News
Bengaluru- Bosch India launched its locally developed air quality monitoring system in New Delhi at its flagship event, Future Connected: Bosch for a Smarter India. This is the first system in the market which is fraction of the size compared to other locally available products. “Bosch provides a smart air monitoring solution for the 21st century,” commented Mr. Shennoy RK, Senior Vice President, Bosch India. Bosch air quality monitoring system shares realtime reports of given regions for specific time periods.
Commenting further, Mr. Shennoy, mentioned, “Some of the world’s major metropolitan cities have been grappling with health concerns, especially from those relating to air quality. Bosch India’s air quality monitoring system data key air pollutants like PM, CO, NO, NO2, SO2 and O3 and environmental parameters such as temperature, relative humidity (RH), light, sound and pressure.” Viewed as a game changer, the system can be installed by property developers, industries and policymakers. Usage can also extend to factories of the future to boost efficiency and productivity, apart from being used in smart city grids or campuses.
Air Quality Systems in the IoT era
In the age of IoT when all devices are interconnected and can speak with each other, air quality monitoring is just one of many technologies that enable this connectivity and better decision making. Its applications can boost productivity in industrial scenarios by relaying critical information, and it can also enhance thequality of life for citizens. When all other aspects of daily life are connected and compatible, it only makes sense to have an accurate indicator of environmental quality levels to devise the best living and working conditions as well.
Energy efficiency, scalability and sustainability for real-world applications
The system from Bosch goes beyond just tracking of ambient air quality and the composition of pollutants in real-time. Bosch’s Air Quality Monitoring System also effectively visualizes, analyzes and acts on environmental air quality information. Information gathered by the system is relayed wirelessly over Wi-Fi or global system for mobile (GSM) networks, and this enables flawless deployment and data collection. Built to power air quality monitoring in the IoT age, the solution uses cloud analytics, data management and visualization software that makes it a cutting edge connected device. What this translates to is energy efficiency, scalability and sustainability for real-world applications.
Bosch MCMS platform has been built using Intel’s IoT technology which includes an Intel® Processor, Wind River® Helix Device Cloud (HDC™) device management capability, and platform hardened security through McAfee ®. This enables end-to-end integration that allows remote devices to collect, compute and com-municate data from sensors to network to cloud in a secure way. Elaborating on the collaboration, Mr. Jonathan Ballon, Vice President, Intel Internet of Things Group, said, “Rapid urbanization is putting additional burden on aging cities infrastructure leading to challenges, such as, air quality and citizen health. Staying true to our mission - to improve the life of every person on the planet – Intel has collaborated with Bosch to create an end to end air quality monitoring solution that enables cities with air quality information and improve the overall quality of life for citizens.”
About Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 389,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and En-ergy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its custom-ers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic ob-jective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers near-ly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.
About Bosch in India
In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solu-tions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Addi-tionally, Bosch has in India the largest development center outside Germany, for end to end engineering and technology solutions. The Bosch Group operates in India through twelve companies, viz, Bosch Limited, Bosch Chassis Systems India Private Limited, Bosch Rexroth India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited, Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited, Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Lim-ited, BSH Home Appliances Private Limited, ETAS Automotive India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering India Private Limited, Automotive Services and Solutions Private Limited, New Tech Filters India Private Limited and Mivin Engineering Technologies Private Limited. In India, Bosch set-up its manufacturing operation in 1951, which has grown over the years to include 18 manufacturing sites, and seven development and application centers. Bosch Group in India employs over 31,000 associates and generated consolidated revenue of about ₨.18,300 crores (1.8 billion euros)* in 2016 of which ₨. 12,950 crores* from third par-ty. The Group in India has close to 18,500 research and development associates.
In India, Bosch Limited is the flagship company of the Bosch Group. It earned revenue of over ₨. 10,500 crores in 2016.
Additional information can be accessed at www.boschindia.com