Public safety and security

Bhopal’s multipurpose smart poles to save energy and monitor air quality

07/31/2017

Bhopal, a vibrant economic centre of Madhya Pradesh, has launched many innovative smart solutions. The city recently has launched its first innovative public private partnership (PPP)-based smart poles and intelligent streetlights project under the Smart Cities Mission. The project is innovatively structured in such a manner that it delivers bundled smart services to citizens and gives maximum values for money to the city authority.

Detect air pollution with low cost nano-sensors

07/19/2017

A team of scientists from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed a highly sensitive low-cost nanosensor to detect carbon monoxide levels, a step forward in environmental pollution monitoring. These nanosensors can be even synced with a smartphone or a small device at every traffic signal, which can transmit the data through Bluetooth.

Apps to the rescue of Indian women

11/10/2015

Gone are the days when mobile phones were used as tools for only communicating, networking, socialising or even gaming for the matter. In order to counter the high rate of crimes against women, the new age smart solutions, empower women with safety and security based mobile apps like – bSafe, Raksha, SheShuttle to name a few – that act as defence mechanism in time of crisis.

Apps to the rescue of Indian women

11/10/2015

Gone are the days when mobile phones were used as tools for only communicating, networking, socialising or even gaming for the matter. In order to counter the high rate of crimes against women, the new age smart solutions, empower women with safety and security based mobile apps like – bSafe, Raksha, SheShuttle to name a few – that act as defence mechanism in time of crisis.

‘There are islands of excellence in this lake of frustration’

09/17/2015

Pratap Padode, Founder Director, Smart Cities Council India expressed his strong optimism in the Smart Cities concept, while laying aside scepticism by recalling ancient Indian architecture. He also spoke about the various initiatives taken by select corporate and civic bodies across the country that cultivate a culture of smart innovations.

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