German technology company Bosch has launched Micro Climate Monitoring System for the Indian market developed locally in New Delhi.
Speaking about the product, Vijay Ratnaparkhe, managing director and president, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions, said, “Climate risk is pertinent irrespective of where you are located. When mostly all aspects of daily life are connected and compatible, it only makes sense to have an accurate indicator of environmental quality levels to devise the best living and working conditions.”
This monitoring system can aid in relaying critical information such as Particulate Matter, NOx, Carbon Monoxide, and other important environmental parameters, by which the quality of life for citizens can be enhanced, with proper tracking.
He said, “In the age of IoT when all devices are interconnected and can speak with each other, air quality monitoring is just one of the many technologies that enables this connectivity and better decision making even for industries.”
Driving the transition to the internet of things (IoT) era, Bosch India has been developing local solutions that specifically cater to the needs of the Indian customer.
“The journey towards ‘connected’ began years ago at Bosch India. We have been investing in the region consistently and for the financial year 2017-18 we will invest over Rs 9 billion,” mentioned, Soumitra Bhattacharya, president, Bosch Group India, and managing director, Bosch.
He further commented, elaborating on the need to invest today in future technologies, “Roughly 15 per cent of our yearly investment is directed towards R&D activities. The region accounts for over 30 per cent of the Group’s R&D engineer pool, making Bosch India the largest center outside Germany with 18,500 engineers.”
“Bosch India’s R&D journey will gain momentum as India is one of the three locations identified by the global team to set up an artificial intelligence center,” further commented Ratnaparkhe.