DataWind has entered into a partnership with IT firm Happiest Minds Technologies to develop cloud-based apps and solutions for its UbiSlate tablets. According to DataWind, the app store will be designed keeping in mind of first-time Android users. Under the partnership, both the companies will work together to create affordable mobile solutions for education and healthcare sectors.
Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind says: “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.”
Joseph Ananthraju, CEO, Product Engineering Services, Happiest Minds adds, “We are excited about our partnership with Datawind. With our IP led approach, domain knowledge of education and healthcare sectors and singular focus on disruptive technologies, we look forward to creating world class applications for Datawind customers. As cloud and mobile technologies advance rapidly centered around the devices, we will engage with our customers through innovative business models to leverage new opportunities.”
DataWind has previously entered into various similar partnerships. Recently, the company tied up with not-for-profit education content provider, CK12, to pre-install educational content, including math and science material, on the UbiSlate tablets.
DataWind has also tied up with TES India in order to enable teachers share teaching and learning material as well as help students locate career guide for themselves.