TCS Innovation Labs provide environments in which new domain solutions can be developed, incubated, and piloted using the latest technologies in a cost-effective environment before enterprise-wide deployment. They give TCS customers ‘on-demand’ access to innovation and creativity with a team comprising of domain experts, business process analysts, technology specialists, and an R&D team.
TCS Innovation Lab Convergence: Showcases TCS solutions that cater to convergence of networks, products, and industries and demonstrates proof of concept solutions for industries specifically concerned with this area. The lab works on Content Management Systems, content delivery systems, convergence engines, networks such as 3G, WiMax, WiMesh, IP Testing for Quality of Service, IMS, OSS/BSS systems, and others.
TCS Innovation Lab, Delhi: Focuses on technologies that could drive disruptive changes in the global technology industry and develop re-usable solution frameworks. The current focus of this lab is emerging technologies such as Software Architectures, Software as a Service, Natural Language Processing, Text, Data and Process Analytics, Multimedia Applications and Graphics. The lab has developed the TCS Instant Apps Technology, which enables development of situational applications entirely within a browser and by business analysts instead of by developers, and TCS Natural Language Interface Technology, which enables conversational interaction with business applications over email, chat, and SMS.
TCS Innovation Lab - Embedded Systems: Located in Bengaluru, focuses on multi modal sensing, wireless communication, security, and intelligence. Technologies of focus include medical electronics, WiMAX, and WLan. This lab has developed the Silicon Locket, an ECG-monitoring system for remote cardiac diagnostics and tele-consultation that makes healthcare patient-centric. The Embedded Systems lab has also developed the WiMAX (IEEE 802.16), the next wave of wireless technology to provide an elegant solution for “last-mile” connectivity.
TCS Innovation Lab, Hyderabad: Focuses on computational methods in life sciences, meta-genomics, systems biology, e-security, smart card-based applications, digital media protection, nano-biotechnology, quantitative finance. This lab works on technologies that include computational algorithms for biology, natural language processing, advanced encryption methods, digital watermarking, identity management, web enablement for Indian languages etc. The lab has developed Dhruvam™, FormSigner™, FileSigner™, Secure implementation of ECDSA, Bio-Suite™, Bio-Appliance, structure-based drug discovery. It has won the Nasscom Innovation Award 2005, FAPCCI Award for Best New Product Innovation in 2004. Dr M Vidyasagar of the TCS Innovation Lab, Hyderabad, won the Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Lecture Prize in 2005.
TCS Innovation Lab - Media and Entertainment: Located in Burbank, California, builds solutions central to the future of the industry. It focuses on creating an innovative environment that charts and builds business and technology solutions in specific areas of emerging new media technologies. It works with partners and technology specialists in the areas of digital media distribution, digital asset management, theatrical distribution systems, contracts and rights management systems, ERP, data warehousing, application maintenance outsourcing etc. This lab has developed SAMVAD, a remote video processing system, eVolv, an interactive, video-based e-learning system, and Exegenix, a content creation engine at the heart of TCS’ industry wide Digital Services Platform.
TCS Innovation Lab, Mumbai: Focuses on speech and natural language, wireless systems and wireless applications (BREW Centre of Excellence). The group interacts with customers and other groups within TCS for commercialisation of technology. This Lab has developed Intelligent Music Search (im-Search), Yellow Pages on SMS, speech-enabled self-help, email reading service in the Speech and Natural Language domain. The BREW CoE develops UI build, Brew Extensions and deals with training services. The lab also offers enhancement to TCP/IP protocol stack over wireless. This Lab has provisional patents on Digital IVR framework and Cross Layer Feedback in protocol stacks.
TCS Innovation Lab - Peterborough, England: Focuses on New Wave Communications for Enterprise (SIP based IMS platform technology, browser based Web 2.0 portal technology), Enterprise Search (Caché database technology), Enterprise 2.0 (Browser based Web 2.0 technologies), Utility Computing (solution based on Cassatt technology), RFID (chips, tags, labels, readers and middleware) etc. This lab has developed SIP-based communication solution (in collaboration with InnovaLab, Chennai, India), Web 2.0 and SOA based solutions (in collaboration with iLabs, New Delhi, India), enterprise search solutions, utility computing solutions, and RFID based hosted solutions (in collaboration with RFID Lab, Kolkata, India).
TCS Innovation Lab – TRDDC: Was established in 1981 and is now one of India’s premier R&D centres in software and process engineering. It focuses on creation of intellectual assets- new technologies, models, tools and products. Research and development work at TRDDC is focused in different groups, each specialising in a key area of work. In software engineering, TRDDC provides solutions in algorithms, decision support and optimisation, formal methods, model-driven architecture, programme analysis, requirements modelling and more. In process engineering, TRDDC focuses on minerals and materials, optimisation and mathematical modelling, process modelling and computational fluid dynamics, thermal processing, and virtual manufacturing.
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