News : HCL Wins AIconics Award
Noida, India and London, United Kingdom, May 27, 2016 -- HCL Technologies, a global IT services company, has been named the winner of the Best Innovation in Natural Language Processing (NLP) award at the AIconics Awards. The AIconics are independently judged awards celebrating the drive, innovation and hard work in the international Artificial Intelligence Community organised by AIBusiness and was hosted during The AI Summit on the 5th May. HCL was also named as a finalist in the Best Intelligent Assistant category, which showcases companies making ground-breaking advancements in virtual assistants and advanced voice/text recognition capabilities.
This year’s awards featured 5 categories, recognising industry leaders across a broad spectrum of AI technologies. In winning the Best Innovation in NLP award, the AIconics Awards judges recognised that HCL is ahead of the curve when it comes to NLP, at a time when many businesses are looking towards productivity and automation of roles and tasks.
Kaylan Kumar, Executive Vice President at HCL Technologies, said: "We are delighted to have been recognised for our pioneering work in the AI space. This award gives testimony to the innovation and pragmatic implementation of Natural Language Processing in the 21st Century Enterprise. Our DryICE platform is at the cutting edge of this innovation, with such functionality being embedded in many of the micro services we deliver."
Daniel Pitchford, Director at AI Business added: "We are dedicated to championing brilliance and innovation in the field of practical AI, focusing specifically on how the technology can be used within an enterprise. HCL Technologies has certainly demonstrated a fantastic innovation when it comes to NLP; we congratulate HCL on its achievements and look forward to seeing more developments on the horizon."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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HCL Enterprise is a 32-year-old Global Technology and IT enterprise, with operations spanning 23 countries. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India's original IT garage startups. Its range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, Business Process Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products. HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India, namely HCL Infosystems and HCL Technologies. HCL Infosystems deals with hardware, system integration, network and ICT distribution, solely for the Indian market. HCL Technologies on the other hand, focuses on Transformational Outsourcing, working with clients in areas that impact and re-define the core of their business. The company leverages an extensive global offshore infrastructure and its global network of offices in 23 countries to deliver solutions across select verticals.
Published: Monday, May 30, 2016