Post Archive

December 2016

nokia

Nokia Corp.’s India unit announced a slew of new 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) technology services that it plans to deploy in the country, mostly targeted at governments that can use the solutions to create smart cities and improve public safety. The Finnish company showcased more than 60 different use-cases …
gartner

Nearly 50 per cent of citizens in large cities globally will benefit from smart city programmes by sharing personal data by 2019, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. The volume and diversity of the data generated by citizens will continue to grow in line with the proliferation of consumer devices …
traffic

This according to the agency’s spokesperson, Bertha Peters-Scheepers. The developed Smart Traffic System is part of the geographic information system-based (GIS) smart cities initiative that the City has undertaken. “The purpose of this system is to facilitate the capture of detailed traffic signal data reported by the existing Remote Monitoring System …
dc

Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kumar Singh in a meeting here on Monday held a detailed discussion with all the District Heads to chalk out strategies for preparation of the Smart City proposal in presence of consultants from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The DC called upon all the departments to furnish pending datas …
us

US expert on clean energy Karl R. Rabago and public affairs officer at the US Embassy, Gabriel Hons-Oliver on Monday met Visakhapatnam Port Trust Chairman M.T. Krishna Babu and held discussions with him on building smart cities through educational linkages with focus on sharing the best practices in smart city …
ap

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to establish Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) for implementing State-sponsored Smart Cities Scheme in Anantapur, Eluru, Kurnool, Ongole and Srikakulam as per the guidelines of the Central government’s Smart Cities Mission. The Cabinet also resolved to set up an SPV called ‘Guntur/Vijayawada Urban …
commonwealth

Australia’s Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor has released draft guidelines on how the federal government will dish out its AU$50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. “We’re really only starting to realise the full potential of technology in our cities,” Taylor said, speaking at the Smart Cities …
smart

The federal government is preparing to issue its first round of multi-million dollar grants as part of a $50 million R&D program aimed at kickstarting smart cities innovation. Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Angus Taylor, painted a picture of an urban future where sensor-equipped streetlights know when no-one is …
optus

TELCO Singtel’s Australian subsidiary Optus said it won a A$20 million (S$21.2 million) deal with Townsville City Council to improve its communication and information technology capabilities over five years. Optus will work with the city council to “design and integrate connectivity, data and analytics, sensor networks and smart phone applications”. Billed as …
mp

Facing a severe financial crunch in developing smart cities across the state, the Madhya Pradesh government still has approved an investment to the tune of Rs 1,800 crore for providing basic infrastructure in 397 cities under Chief Minister Urban Infrastructure Development Plan (CMUIDP). The funds will be utilised for improving water …