HFCL group firm eyes Rs 20 crore biz from school security solutions

Energywin Technologies, a group company of telecom gear maker HFCL, expects Rs 20 crore business from school security products. “Schools have started understanding and adopting new technology for security. In about 25 schools , we have deployed SkoolSmart which tracks location of school students and sends alerts to their parents. More school are now interested in deploying it. We expect around Rs 20 crore business from schools this fiscal,” Energywin Technologies Chairman Anant Nahata said.

The company makes the entire SkoolSmart product suite at its plant in Solan. Children are given radio-frequency linked ID cards and readers for the card are installed at school campuses and buses. As soon as children pass through these readers, an automatic alert is triggered and sent to parents mobile phone. The company has deployed the solution at various branches of Delhi Public School in Delhi NCR and some schools in Guwahati, Kolkata and Hosur, among others, the official said. “We have received interest from many other schools. This year we expect to deploy this solution at around 50-70 schools,” Nahata said.