GARMIN India associates with Shoppers Stop

Strengthening its mark in the ever-growing demand for smart wearable and fitness devices, GARMIN India – a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced its association with Shoppers Stop, India’s premier fashion retailer. The exciting watch range by Garmin will now be available to customers in five cities – Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Hyderabad and NCR (Ghaziabad). At Shoppers Stop stores, the fitness enthusiasts can experience their favourite gadgets like, Garmin Vivo series, Forerunner Series, Fenix Series and Instinct. The brand experts will also be available at these stores to guide…

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Zomato Partners with FarEye to Gain Logistics Visibility

 Zomato, the global restaurant search and discovery provider, has partnered with digital logistics company FarEye,  to help restaurants stay compliant with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) guidelines. FarEye which facilitates over 10 million transactions per day, enabling more than 100 enterprises across 20+ countries to achieve superior delivery experience is now set to enable logistics excellence to the Gurugram based unicorn, Zomato, with its intelligent route optimization engine to reduce cost of pickups and deliveries. Widely acknowledged for empowering global leaders with its predictive visibility and operational intelligence to achieve…

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Arzooo.com expands to North and East India

B2B Commerce startup, Arzooo.com has announced adding 5 cities under its belt in North and East India.  The startup aims to empower over 5,00,000 physical retail stores through its tech platform, allowing them to effectively compete with e-commerce giants. Arzooo’s flagship category is consumer electronics retail; however, the company plans to expand to other categories too by 2020. Arzooo Go Store empowers its partner stores to overcome Selection and Pricing issues of a physical retail and thus, offer huge edge on inventory selection, price and faster delivery to its customer,…

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Staunch forays into IoT retail

Emerging omni-channel distributor Staunch, is expanding into IoT products, catering to the emerging needs of smart consumers in the Indian market. The brand that has been pivoting niche retail and distribution strategies for various categories of products right from gadgets and gizmos to FMCG, fashion, hygiene & personal care, home style, auto and lifestyle products, is now set to capitalize on the IoT retail space. The company that recently launched a global brand YI Technologies in India is now  aiming at introducing a pool of IoT products into the Indian…

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Huawei launches world’s most powerful AI processor

[Shenzhen, China, August 23, 2019] Huawei officially launched the world’s most powerful AI processor – the Ascend 910 – as well as an all-scenario AI computing framework, MindSpore. “We have been making steady progress since we announced our AI strategy in October last year,” said Eric Xu, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman. “Everything is moving forward according to plan, from R&D to product launch. We promised a full-stack, all-scenario AI portfolio. And today we delivered, with the release of Ascend 910 and MindSpore. This also marks a new stage in Huawei’s AI…

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Malaysia airport kicks off digital airport initiative with SITA

 Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, tested new biometric passenger processing at the KLIA Main Terminal as part of its 21st anniversary celebration held recently. SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, and Malaysia Airports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for exploring joint opportunities and collaborative innovation for Malaysia Airports’ digital initiatives.  As part of the celebrations, SITA Smart Path™ was showcased. It uses facial biometric ID management technology to automate the travel journey from check-in to boarding. Once registered, travelers need to only have their faces scanned without having…

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Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first LNG storage and regas plant

Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa, advancing efforts to monetize gas resources through the creation of a domestic gas-to-power infrastructure. Located at the Port of Akonikien on the country’s mainland, the plant will enable the transportation and storage of LNG from the EG LNG plant at the Punta Europa Gas Complex on Bioko Island, to Akonikien on the southern border of the mainland. It will then be fed into the regasification plant to be distributed to smaller-scale…

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Frost & Sullivan’s Intelligent Mobility 2019

Frost & Sullivan will host the Intelligent Mobility 2019 in India on 11thSeptember in New Delhi. This unique forum aims to showcase the transformative shifts in the Indian automotive industry and will provide an excellent opportunity to network and be inspired to lead in the rapidly evolving mobility space in India. With the mobility market evolution, customer attitudes toward vehicle ‘usership’ and ownership of personal modes of mobility are transforming dramatically. Connected vehicles are also creating exciting whitespace opportunities for multiple participants at multiple levels. In this new mobility space, “a uni-dimensional,…

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FreightBro-JOC.com hosted their first India Logistics Technology Summit

FreightBro, India’s first freight forwarder facing platform, associated with Journal of Commerce (https://www.joc.com), a go-to portal providing information on international container shipping & logistics to host their first ‘India Logistics Technology Summit’ at the Centre of Incubation and Business Acceleration, Navi Mumbai. The summit witnessed sessions on how software can make key ocean freight processes and capabilities more efficient and less costly, potentially positioning India as the key growth market for world trade in the coming years. Raghavendran Viswanathan, CEO & Co-founder, FreightBro, said, “The acceptance curve of the freight forwarding industry…

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National Productivity Summit 2019

The 13th edition of National Productivity Summit (NPS 2019) organized by Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) was held last week in Bangalore. The summit was inaugurated by Bhaskar Bhat, Managing Director, Titan Company Limited. Also present were P. Ramadas, President, IMTMA, Indradev Babu, Vice President, IMTMA and V. Anbu, Director General & CEO, IMTMA. The two-day summit was held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru from 20th – 21st August 2019. The National Productivity Summit has been organized to serve as a learning and knowledge-sharing platform with interactive sessions and…

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