Datawind—makers of Aakash Tablet PC, have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Happiest Minds Technologies, IT services and solutions company to develop cloud-based applications and solutions on Datawind’s low cost tablet platform—UbiSlate. Through this partnership both the companies will also look to create affordable mobility solutions for education and healthcare sectors.
Commenting on this partnership Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind said, “Datawind has been focused on democratizing access to internet and computing with our versatile and robust, yet low cost tablet platform. The UbiSlate platform now evolves to the next level with our partnership with Happiest Minds. Happiest Minds is known for their expertise in disruptive technologies like cloud, mobility, analytics as well as embedded solutions. Through this partnership, we will be able to create a complete mobility experience by offering access to cost effective cloud applications and solutions to our customers.”
With a focus on disruptive technologies, Happiest Mind’s Product Engineering Services (PES) group builds software and hardware products and solutions covering major domains like E-Commerce, education, healthcare, data center infrastructure, consumer electronics, automotive and next generation Internet of Things.
The Datawind App Store is the first major joint initiative undertaken through the strategic partnership. The App Store, being developed by Happiest Minds, is designed to create a connected customer experience for the first time Android users. The App Store will be available on all Datawind devices.