Infosys on Thursday announced that will be collaborating with Microsoft for the development of smart buildings and spaces (SB&S) solutions. It will be largely beneficial in the architecture, engineering, construction, facilities management and real estate development markets. The solutions aim to improve the entire lifecycle of building construction and operations and the user experiences of those that manage and work in buildings. As part of this announcement, Infosys and Microsoft will open an Innovation Lab in Redmond, Washington.
The solutions is built on Azure, Internet of Things (IoT) and intelligent cloud and edge computing technologies that will 0cover building system monitoring, analysis and predictive maintenance plus building occupancy and space utilization analytics. The solution augments human intelligence with AI to dramatically reduce costs and help in accelerating the design of digital workspaces that respond to human activity, and significantly improve comfort and productivity. The solution will transform living and working spaces to sustainable, purpose-driven environments.
Infosys has been strengthening its core competencies by pursuing strategic collaborations and acquisitions.
Corey Glickman, Vice President & Head – Strategic Design Consulting, Infosys, said, “Physical spaces and buildings are the latest in adopting Digital Transformation. We are excited to have Microsoft as a partner in creating market leading solutions in real-estate management and services built on Microsoft technologies. Together, we will accelerate sustainable solutions that release immediate operational efficiencies for our customers, innovate on the edge to fuse mature and emerging technologies to incubate space changing offerings that we can then begin to deploy at scale.”