STAMFORD, CT – JANUARY 18, 2022 – HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies and solutions for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced today that HARMAN’s Digital Transformation Solutions (DTS) business unit has been rated as a leader in the annual Zinnov Zones for ER&D and IoT Services 2021 ratings.
Zinnov’s annual analysis of Global ER&D Service Providers evaluated ~50 Global ER&D Services players and rated HARMAN as a leader in 15 segments – including Overall ER&D Services and Overall IoT Services. HARMAN was also named a leader across several horizontals, verticals, and micro-verticals for ER&D and IoT.
HARMAN’s design-led approach enables customers to seamlessly bridge the world of OEMs and software to IP platforms by helping them move from a physical to a digital world and accelerate their go-to-market. Their R&D services enable optimized utilization of R&D assets, increasing agility and efficiency for enterprises to deliver digital engineering and technology solutions, and thereby transforming everyday experiences.
HARMAN’s full list of honors includes:
ER&D Zinnov Zones:
- Overall ER&D Services 2021
- Horizontals: Digital Engineering, AI Engineering, ER&D Services – US
- Verticals: Consumer Software, Enterprise Software, Semiconductor, Telecommunication, Medical Devices
- Micro-verticals: Software Platform Engineering, Telehealth, and OTT
IoT Zinnov Zones:
- Overall IoT Services
- Public Infrastructure
“Digital transformation has reached new levels across organizations and industries, making it critical to choose technology partners with skill, scale, and breadth,” said David Owens, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Transformation Solutions, HARMAN. “The Zinnov Zones leadership position demonstrates the experience and aptitude of our technology and engineering teams, and we’re excited about this honor. It further boosts our enthusiasm towards engineering and innovation excellence to change lives for the better.”
Sidhant Rastogi, Managing Partner, Zinnov, said, “HARMAN has leveraged its next-generation engineering capabilities and transformed itself into a digital leader by increasing investments in areas such as AI-enabled voice recognition, digital twin, smart consumer services, and intelligent care. To reinforce its Digital Engineering capabilities, HARMAN DTS has launched its Life-Ware brand focusing on delivering enhanced customer experiences for Telecom, Industrial, and Healthcare customers. Its IP such as e-NOVA (conversational AI platform) and HARMAN RCP (Remote Care Platform), coupled with robust partnerships, have helped it strengthen its positioning in the overall ER&D services, AI & Digital Engineering, and IoT in the 2021 Zinnov Zones ER&D and IoT Ratings.”
Zinnov Zones for ER&D and IoT Services are annual ratings from Zinnov for Global Technology Service Providers to assess their prowess in their ER&D and IoT capabilities. The ratings have been structured to evaluate the Service Provider community expansively for ER&D and IoT prowess, for both overall services and specific use cases. And, for the first time, the 2021 edition assessed the Service Providers for their investments, client success, and delivery capabilities in ER&D across specific geographies such as USA, Germany, and Japan.
About HARMAN Digital Transformation Solutions (DTS)
HARMAN’s Digital Transformation Solutions (DTS) is a strategic business unit dedicated in blending the physical and digital to make technology more dynamic in order to serve the ever-changing human needs. Our team of over 7,000 employees, spread across 12 countries in 45+ locations, with their expertise across hardware, software, and industry domains are constantly delivering cutting edge technology solutions to over 200 clients globally. HARMAN DTS aims towards helping customers deliver a holistic experience to their customers – through the convergence of digital, cross channel user experience, cloud, mobility, insightful data, and internet-of-things backed by scalable underlying IT platforms. Healthcare, telecom and industrial being our key focus areas, we have made significant investments into this space. Leveraging our global delivery approach, IPs, platforms and people, we deploy next generation technology platforms across industries, offer cost savings and deliver innovative solutions to help our clients on their digital journey. To know more, please visit https://services.harman.com/
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In 2017, HARMAN became a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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