Sigma Systems, a global giant in catalog-based software, and Tech Mahindra, a source of digital transformation consulting services and business redevelopment services, have launched a subscription to connected service management for automotive service management. The solution was selected and will be an integral part of a worldwide automotive services program for interconnected cars, paving the way for new embedded and IoT-based digital applications.
The joint solution of Sigma Systems and Tech Mahindra could lead the digital consumer experience of the automotive industry in new connectivity services, remaining independent of the mobile network operator and using the eUICC SIM. The platform will manage the lifecycle of connected car services and subscriptions, control data usage, manage roaming scenarios through policy guidance, and improve the end-user experience.
To facilitate the implementation of the solution, Tech Mahindra has allianced with Sigma Systems, the world leader in catalog-based software. The service subscription management platform is a fully automated and cloud-based SaaS solution that is designed and comes with open APIs and innovative platform architecture. This solution includes important Sigma portfolio products, including the Sigma Order Management and Sigma Catalog. Sigma and Tech Mahindra have joined forces to offer this advanced solution to car manufacturers together.
It was recently announced that Sigma Systems was acquired by Hansen Technologies, a leading provider of billing, data management, and customer care solutions for power, water, pay-TV and telecommunications.
Looking at competitive grounds, connected car ideology has attracted large number of tech players. Recently ford had announced about its intention to build superior app stores dedicated to cars. With every new innovation for connected cars makes picture of futuristic and connected cars more lucid. As some big names like Volvo, Porsche, BMW, BorgWarner, Marvel, Velodyne, Gore, Hyundai Mobis, Iteris get into race, the success probability of these vehicles for real time application seems to be more practical.