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.
Commissioning India’s tallest MET tower is not an easy task. India recently erected its tallest lattice MET tower that stretches 150 metre (m) high and features an array of latest technologies, including 40C anemometers, 200P wind vanes, 110S temperature sensors, a BP20 barometric pressure sensor, and a SymphoniePRO data logger with iPackGPS for bankable, secure and reliable data collection.
Joining the league of cities with smart solutions, Coimbatore from now will monitor air quality for its citizens. The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation has installed 30 solar-powered air quality monitoring devices to address city’s air pollution.
Known for its several innovations, the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) has recently developed a chip-based system for Indian Railways (IR) that will avert accidents at unmanned level crossing.
IoT Analytics has ranked the top 15 emerging Internet of Things cities in the world and Bangalore is one of them. Find out what criteria was used -- and why IoT is important to smart cities.
More than 100 cities around the globe competed for 2015-16 Smarter Cities Challenge grants from IBM. Click for the list of municipalities that won pro bono consulting services from teams of IBM experts -- three of them are Indian 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.
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.