HYDERABAD: Global technology major Adobe Systems will soon set up an advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) lab in Hyderabad, said the company’s chief executive Shantanu Narayen during a meeting with IT minister KT Rama Rao on the sidelines of the three-day World Congress on Information Technology that was inaugurated in Hyderabad on Monday.
“Excited to announce that Adobe is starting an advanced AI lab in Hyderabad. A global leader providing content creation & enterprise experience software solutions entering Hyderabad is great asset for the local ecosystem. Thanks a ton to Adobe Chairman & dear friend Shantanu Narayan,”(sic) the IT Minister tweeted on Monday.
A government release claimed that Adobe’s decision was an outcome of consistent efforts put in by the minister since he met Narayen for the first time in May 2015 in United States. “Adobe is thrilled to announce we are starting an advanced AI lab in Hyderabad,” said Narayen. “As the global leader providing content creation and enterprise experience software solutions, driving innovative products is the core essence of our company. The abundance of tech talent in Hyderabad, coupled with the pro-business stance of Minister K.T Rama Rao, make this an exciting initiative for growth for Adobe.”
TS unveils T-Fibre project
On the sidelines of the meet, Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and State IT Minister KT Rama Rao launched the Technology Demonstration Network (TDN) of T-Fibe.
3-way communication: TDN connects students, teacher and mantriji
Prasad interacted with students of a government school in Maheshwaram village over the TDN as part of a three-way communication between the school students, a teacher in Hyderabad and the union minister. Later a telemedicine service between a doctor in Hyderabad and a patient at Mansanpally Primary Health Care center in Rangareddy district was also demonstrated to the union minister. TDN is a pilot network to showcase the government-to-government and government-to-citizens services with a range of applications in sectors such as, agriculture, healthcare and education that can be delivered over Telangana Fiber Grid (T-Fiber) Network.