Videonetics has announced that it has joined the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program to provide their AI and Deep Learning powered Unified Video Computing Platform (UVCP) to diverse industries such as smart cities, aviation, enterprise and manufacturing, amongst others.
The 2020 Global Readiness Challenge is the result of many years of hard work including analysis of city needs, challenge design, outreach campaigns and over 45 workshops in North America alone. In this process we learned that face to face interactions at workshops and conferences, while essential in the learning process, failed to accelerate actual project planning.
The global networking giant to bear nearly 50 per cent of the project cost in the form of materials and expertise, and will work in association with e-Centric Solutions, a group company of Paradigm IT to implement its smart city conept on the busy MG Road.
US IT giants hail Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Digital India' and other IT related initiatives, Qualcomm sets aside $ 150 million investment for startups, Microsoft offers to provide low-cost broadband to 500,000 Indian villages, while Cisco calls for removing hrudles in doing business.