- Bharat FIH starts a Research and Development centre in Chennai.
- The Bharat FIH R&D centre will work in four domains: industrial, mechanical, hardware, and software design.
- The company also serves Xiaomi and Nokia.
Bharat FIH, previously known as Rising Stars Mobile India, a subsidiary of Foxconn, has built a research and development(R&D) centre at the IIT Madras Research Park in Chennai, the company announced on Tuesday.
It will be one of India’s first R&D centres to design end-to-end 5G devices and provide clients with end-to-end services such as product design, tooling and moulding, global sourcing, and manufacturing services for smartphones and other electronics products and services.
Bharat FIH also serves Xiaomi and Nokia.
Country Head and Managing Director of Bharat FIH, Josh Foulger, said a clear market requirement for innovative technology and products with short response times in the ever-changing electronics category.
“In product design, cost optimization, customer experience, sourcing, tooling, and manufacturing, our India R&D will use our manufacturing strengths and interact with our global teams under the Foxconn Technology Group,” Foulger added.
For its worldwide and Indian customers, the R&D facility will be equipped to provide a tailored, sturdy product suited for all existing and future cutting-edge technologies, according to the company.
“Bharat FIH R&D will be one of India’s first R&D centres to design end-to-end 5G devices. This centre will also make use of local IT expertise and ability, “According to Foulger.
The Bharat FIH R&D centre will work in four domains: industrial, mechanical, hardware, and software design, and will be aligned to assist in translating client needs into product specifications for all electronic products.
“Our latest technology and strong designs based on deep consumer insights will be available to OEM (original equipment manufacturer) brands in the electronics sector, assisting them in shortening their product development cycles,” Foulger added.