Smart cities are going to need plenty of technology professionals. Two new studies take a crack at which cities are doing the best job attracting them. (Hint: Bangalore, India tops one list. And as London's mayor tells it, his region is experiencing a "technological zeitgeist.") Learn more at the site.
All departments in the city of Palava -- a planned smart city in urban India -- will work together and share information with citizens. That’s because the developer is planning decades ahead, and embedding smart elements in the city's design and infrastructure.
The new government in India is keen on infrastructure development and modernization. It also wants to build 100 new smart cities.
Bangalore, India's population has swelled from 5.4 million in 2000 to over 10 million today, putting a huge strain on the city's water system. Read how Bangalore, with help from Council Lead Partner IBM, is solving its problem with smart technology.
Recognizing the stress most police officers suffer and how it can lead to serious illness, officers and their families in Bharuch, India will be issued smart health cards that use Quick Response code technology. Click for the details.
India will have to accommodate another 700 million city dwellers over the next 20 years, which has led its government to announce plans to set up two smart cities in every state.