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.
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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.
21 startups from Microsoft Ventures Portfolio showcased simple smart city apps and solutions, which are not only easy to implement but also low-cost at the 'Smart City Startups Conclave' organised by Microsoft in association with the Telangana government.
Read how Uber ride has not only become cheaper, but also safer with use of innovative technology that disguises mobile numbers; Irrate about petty change for the rickshaw ride, worry not opt for cashless commute.
The Lucknow police issues 500 electronic challans following the installation of Smart Surveillance 2.0 by Mahindra Defence, in record time, to enhance safety & security of citizens. Find out how the city, in Uttar Pradesh which tops the lists of crimes and violations, embarked on this journey.
Cities are at the threshold of a new golden age. Smart technologies can dramatically improve urban livability, workability and sustainability while also saving money. The Smart Cities Council India puts cities on the path to smart city success by teaching them a holistic, integrated approach.
Developed specifically for government officials and technology engineers, the Council's Smart Cities Readiness Workshops promote an interactive learning environment to help participants assess their city's readiness to innovate. Click for details on upcoming workshops you may wish to attend or to learn how your organization can host a Readiness Workshop.
Though the 'Smart Cities' initiatives around the globe are great case studies, each city has unique characteristics and problems and should focus on finding contextual local solutions.
New Town Kolkata could be the first city in West Bengal to get a smart fuelling zone. The states petrol pumps, will have additional facilities such as recharge of electric-run vehicles, Wi-fi hotspot and electronic surveillance system.