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Reimaging Smart Cities in New Normal

Redefining Security for Smart Cities in New Normal

Since the launch of Smart Cities Mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2015, there has been significant investment by both central and state governments in urban renewal and retrofitting program to make our cities sustainable and livable.Over the last five years, many cities in the country have been able to set up modern, technology-driven and integrated infrastructure such as Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC), Smart Traffic Management System, Emergency Response System and Smart Waste and Water Management System, among others.And, these smart infrastructures have become the first line of defense against Covid-19 at several places in the country. Smart cities with functional control rooms have converted the facility into a war room for real-time tracking, analysis and providing 24×7 support.However, running a successful integrated urban infrastructure system is easier said than done. The ‘smartness is not just about installing digital interfaces in traditional infrastructure or streamlining city operations. It is also about using technology and data purposefully to make better decisions and deliver a better quality of life.For that to happen, the three key pillars – technology, applications and people – have to be aligned. The City administrators need a critical mass of connected systems,...
Reimagining Security for Smart Cities in New Normal

Reimagining Security for Smart Cities in New Normal – Sept 17, 2020

Since the launch of Smart Cities Mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2015, there has been significant investment by both central and state governments in urban renewal and retrofitting program to make our cities sustainable and livable.Over the last five years, many cities in the country have been able to set up modern, technology-driven and integrated infrastructure such as Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC), Smart Traffic Management System, Emergency Response System and Smart Waste and Water Management System, among others.And, these smart infrastructures have become the first line of defense against Covid-19 at several places in the country. Smart cities with functional control rooms have converted the facility into a war room for real-time tracking, analysis and providing 24×7 support.However, running a successful integrated urban infrastructure system is easier said than done. The ‘smartness is not just about installing digital interfaces in traditional infrastructure or streamlining city operations. It is also about using technology and data purposefully to make better decisions and deliver a better quality of life.For that to happen, the three key pillars – technology, applications and people – have to be aligned. The City administrators need a critical mass of connected systems,...
Reimaging Smart Cities in New Normal

Reimagining Security for Smart Cities in New Normal

Since the launch of Smart Cities Mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2015, there has been significant investment by both central and state governments in urban renewal and retrofitting program to make our cities sustainable and livable.Over the last five years, many cities in the country have been able to set up modern, technology-driven and integrated infrastructure such as Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC), Smart Traffic Management System, Emergency Response System and Smart Waste and Water Management System, among others.And, these smart infrastructures have become the first line of defense against Covid-19 at several places in the country. Smart cities with functional control rooms have converted the facility into a war room for real-time tracking, analysis and providing 24×7 support.However, running a successful integrated urban infrastructure system is easier said than done. The ‘smartness is not just about installing digital interfaces in traditional infrastructure or streamlining city operations. It is also about using technology and data purposefully to make better decisions and deliver a better quality of life.For that to happen, the three key pillars – technology, applications and people – have to be aligned. The City administrators need a critical mass of connected systems,...
AV Antao, Chief Operating Officer, Synergy Property Development Services

Drones for Construction Industry: How it can play cost effective role in building Smart Cities

One new-gen technology that is gaining interest in the construction industry is the usage of drones. It is poised to serve as an effective medium towards building smart cities in a cost-effective, faster and safer manner with optimum utilisation of skills and efforts.
SCMS service is based on BlackBerry’s Certicom technology

eGov: Eyes on Smart Cities, BlackBerry launches SCMS service

With an aim to focus on Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation Systems, BlackBerry has launched Security Credential Management System (SCMS) service.
With 5G technology taking centre stage. BSNL has amplified its effort. It has signed 5G agreements with Ericsson, Nokia and Cisco to create use cases for 5G in India.

BSNL bets big on 5G technology, signs MoU with Ericsson

With 5G technology taking centre stage. BSNL has amplified its effort. It has signed 5G agreements with Ericsson, Nokia and Cisco to create use cases for 5G in India.
Ericsson Studios, India to focus on 5G, smart cities, and mixed reality

Ericsson Studios India to focus on 5G, smart cities, and IoT

Named as Ericsson Studios, the centre will house innovations in mobile technologies and futuristic use-cases on 5G and IoT
eMudhra launches IoT solution for PM Narendra Modi Smart Cities projects

eMudhra launches IoT solution for PM Narendra Modi Smart Cities projects

With an aim to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi Smart Cities project in India, eMudhra has launched emSecure, an IoT security solution for smart cities.
Recycle Plastics: Here’s how you can do it yourself at home

Recycle Plastics: Here’s how you can do it yourself at home

We all want to recycle more plastics and create a cleaner environment for our loved ones and ourselves. Here are some tips that can help you recycle more of your everyday plastics.
Srinivas Rao, Sales Director, Government Sector, Hitachi Vantara

eGovernance is pre-requisite to build Smart Cities

The benefits of egovernance shall not remain restricted to the 100 smart cities that are to be built within the next few years, but will percolate to other urban areas and even rural areas
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