Aegis Graham Bell Awards


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Recently, the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), the premier Telecom R&D centre of the Government of India, strikes a hat-trick by securing top position in three awards at 14th Annual Aegis Graham Bell Awards.

About Aegis Graham Bell Awards

  • It was initiated in 2010 by the Aegis School of Data Science.
  • It is a tribute to the father of the telephony and great innovator, Alexander Graham Bell. 
  • The Aegis School of Business, Data Science and Cyber Security has initiated this award to promote innovations and recognise the outstanding contributions by innovators in various fields including education, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science.
  • This award in India is supported by the Ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY), Skill India and National Informatics Centre.
  • Following are the projects of C-DOT which received this award
    • ASTR Project: ASTR (AI & Facial Recognition-powered Solution for Telecom SIM Subscriber Verification) is a game-changer in the fight against cyber crimes.
    • Designed to analyze, identify, and eliminate fake/forged mobile connections, it's a crucial step towards ensuring a secure telecom environment.
    • CEIR(Central Equipment Identity Register) solution: CEIR helps in revolutionizing mobile security by detecting clone IMEIs, restricting import of counterfeit mobile devices and also enabling the blocking and tracing of lost or stolen phones.
    • Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) product: India employs quantum mechanics to create an unbreakable cryptographic protocol even with Quantum computers. 

Q1) What is the Centre for Development of Telematics?

It is an Indian Government owned telecommunications technology development centre. It was established in 1984 with the initial mandate of designing and developing digital exchanges. C-DOT has expanded to develop intelligent computer software applications.

Source: C-DOT bags 3 awards for its indigenously designed & developed innovative Telecom solutions at the 14th Annual Aegis Graham Bell Awards