Capgemini opens 5G innovation labs in India and France

As part of efforts to accelerate the development and deployment of 5G and edge technologies, Capgemini has opened two new innovation labs in Mumbai and Paris.

The labs will help organisations across every industry to pivot their business to be ready to take advantage of  the 5G and Edge revolution, driving their data-driven transformation towards intelligent industry.

The multidisciplinary team of experts at the labs will accompany organisations in the exploration of the latest use cases; experiencing new perspectives on how 5G is transforming their industry and in helping them to build, monetise, and strategise what 5G brings next for their business.

Services include strategy, ideation and planning, use case design and development, and ecosystem orchestration and integration.

Targeted sectors include:

  • Smart Factory: for the manufacturing and automotive sector; it covers production activities carried out in factories and warehouses. Examples of use cases: augmented remote assistance, autonomous devices in warehouse & assembly lines, computer vision based Quality Assurance and safety & surveillance
  • Smart Utilities: for the energy and chemicals sectors; it covers processes, logistics and operations. Examples of use cases: remote monitoring of sites, mission-critical process control, energy efficiency & sustainability.
  • Smart Cities: for the public sector (including transport, health, education); it covers services provided to large samples of population. Examples of use cases: public transport infotainment, immersive learning, crowd management, telemedicine.
  • Smart Retail: for the retail, consumer goods and luxury goods sector; it covers activities that enhance the personalization of services to end consumers. Examples of use cases: immersive shopping experience, purchase automation via smart carts.

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The launch of the labs falls under Capgemini’s ‘Intelligent Industry’ strategy in which the firm has in December 2020 unveiled the 5G Lab for telecommunications companies, enterprises and original equipment manufacturers in Portugal.

Pierre Fortier, Head of 5G at Capgemini Invent, said: “5G brings a step-change in connectivity and automation to all industries and opens new perspectives and possibilities for business. By embracing the 5G digital revolution, organizations will be able to take advantage of the increasing volume of data and derive real-time actionable insights.

“Our 5G Labs in Paris and Mumbai are designed to accompany organisations in their transformation journey towards Intelligent Industry, onboarding them in the 5G ecosystem to explore all innovation possibilities and helping them to build and monetize customized end-to-end solutions for their business.”