To provide a safer community in fast-growing Surat, the city police department started the ‘Safe City Project,’ an initiative striving to reduce the city’s crime rate using modern technology. Watch this Microsoft CityNext video to learn more about what Surat police did to curb crime.
Roads simply cannot expand infinitely to keep pace with growth in traffic volumes. Traffic congestion and easing excess traffic on key roads can be seen as a flow problem. This video introduces SMIDER, a cloud-based road traffic automation solution.
Much has been written about India's quest to build 100 smart cities. This brief video from India's Ministry of External Affairs provides a high-level overview of India's plans to tranform its urban landscape and its diplomatic efforts to reach out to other nations -- the U.S., Japan, Singapore and Australia among them -- to help make it happen.