BIAL and Accenture set up Co-Innovation Centre
Bangalore International Airport Limi t ed ( BIAL) has signed an agreement with Accenture to set up a coinnovation center that will help BIAL create an airport of the future at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport). The center will incubate and develop digital solutions using future-ready technologies to provide more engaging passenger experience.
BIAL has embarked on an ambitious journey to create a digitized and intuitive destination airport for travellers. Accenture will help define a digital roadmap for BIAL and develop tailor made solutions using a combination of digital technologies including Internet of Things, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics, augmented and virtual reality, in addition to social and mobile platforms.
The focus of the digital transformation is to improve the traveler’s journey, create new revenue opportunities and realize operational efficiencies through an agile approach for BIAL and its business partners.
The BIAL-Accenture Co-Innovation Centre will be located at the airport. Drawing on Accenture’s travel and aviation expertise, the center will incubate ideas identified in the digital roadmap. It will also involve current and new ecosystem partners as well as start-ups from BIAL and Accenture’s networks. This center will tap the Accenture Innovation Architecture, focused on the travel industry.