NCR opens new research and development center in India

NCR solutionsNCR Corporation has expanded its worldwide presence with a research and development (R&D) center at Mindspace IT Park in HITEC City, Hyderabad, India.

The facility, spread across 140,000 square feet, is NCR’s largest R&D center outside of the U.S.A. This R&D center will extend NCR’s position in omni-channel solutions and create innovative products and platforms for channel transformation and digital enablement.

Launched in 2004 with 50 engineers, NCR’s Hyderabad R&D center has close to 1,200 professionals focused on software development for the financial, retail, travel and hospitality industries. Besides the R&D Center in Hyderabad, NCR has a manufacturing facility in Chennai, development center in Gurgaon and sales & services headquarters in Mumbai.

Paul Langenbahn, executive vice president, NCR Software, said: “NCR’s R&D center in Hyderabad will focus on the development of innovative technologies to assist our customers across the industries NCR serves, and the incredible talent we have available in the region will enable us to do so.”

NCR’s new R&D facility will feature collaborative workspaces, an innovation lab and amenities such as a gym, recreation facilities, a café, and informal work spaces to spark creativity.

“NCR is building software engineering infrastructure to address the connected economy, and our investment in this new R&D facility will play a significant role in our transformational journey,” said Eli Rosner, chief technology officer, NCR Corporation.

NCR’s Hyderabad R&D center will be developing and supporting innovative software and services that global institutions use to empower consumers through self-service applications.

The India development center’s for innovations include the Interactive Teller ATM, EMV contactless ATM, mobile payments solutions, retail self-checkout lanes, CRM platforms, cinema and stadium systems management solutions, among many others.