To create new age industry, Nasscom opens Internet of Things start-up in Bangalore

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Bengaluru | Updated: July 8, 2016 7:53:57 AM

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has launched a Centre of Excellence — Internet of Things (CoE- IoT) at its start-ups warehouse in Bengaluru

software L reuThe CoE is a joint initiative between the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Education and Research Network (ERNET) and Nasscom.

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has launched a Centre of Excellence — Internet of Things (CoE- IoT) at its start-ups warehouse in Bengaluru. The CoE will focus on leveraging IT strengths and creating a new age industry with the support of IoT-based ideas. Multiple IoT-based firms will be selected from over 250 entries to be incubated at the CoE, through a roadshow to be held across various cities, according to Nasscom.

The CoE is a joint initiative between the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Education and Research Network (ERNET) and Nasscom. It is also supported by various technology companies such as TCS, Cisco, HCL Technologies, VM Ware and Amazon Web Services.

Inaugurating the centre, Union IT & law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that IoT can enable faster implementation of the Digital India programmes of the government.

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