PUNE: Technology services company Zensar has launched its Innovation hub called ‘Zenlabs’ in Hyderabad. This is the second Zenlabs, after the first one located at its headquarters in Pune. Sandeep Kishore, Managing Director, Zensar said, “We believe that business needs to work closely with innovative technologies that are here and now. Our customers are looking to be future ready, today; and the charter of Zenlabs is to help them get there. Our first facility in Pune is complemented by the addition of this one in Hyderabad and our customers are excited to partner with us on this journey.”
Zenlabs builds customer focused solutions across next generation technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Distributed Ledger Technologies / Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR). The new team at Hyderabad will work in close collaboration with the Pune team.
Harish Gala, Executive Vice President, Strategic Projects, Zensar said, “This will help us build competency and solutions in areas such as AI, Augmented Realty and Image/Video Analytics. This location hosts many global customer teams who will now be able to engage with our top minds in research and accelerate their adoption of disruptive digital technologies.”
The Zenlabs teams consist of PhDs, researchers and solution designers, and both labs have cutting edge infrastructural facilities created to bring in new age thinking and a culture of continuous innovation. Zenlabs is also chartered with working closely with the research ecosystem via partnerships with Universities and startups.
Ullas Nambiar, Head of Technology, Zensar said, “It has been a year since we launched Zenlabs in Pune and our team has managed to bring the spirit of innovation and research to the overall company’s business. We are engaging with many customers to help them address business issues with disruptive technology solutions. The addition of our second Zenlabs will help us increase our reach and capabilities to bring visible value to customers looking for next-generation solutions.”
Within the first year, the lab in Pune has worked on products like an AI based recommendation platform for retail and insurance and Zeva, an industry agnostic smart agent that builds personalized models to help automate repetitive tasks for B2B users.
Source: Economic Times