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Network and cyber security making our Smart Cities safe

A combination of hardware and software systems will ensure security of the main data repository, which individual systems – IoT sensors, CCTV cameras, and so forth – will have to be designed in a manner to prevent misuse and hacking.

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5 more Indian cities join the data driven governance movement for creating smarter, sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities

Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Chennai and Vijayawada join the City Data for India Initiative, a collaboration of Tata Trusts and World Council on City Data

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Delta Video Walls at the heart of India’s first Smart City – GIFT City

“The City Control and Command Centre (C-4) is a mix of software and hardware platform that acts as a single central command and control location for managing traffic and utilities remotely. Delta Video Walls at the center will not only monitor utilities but will also provide real-time monitoring of security and surveillance. Operators can manage the city’s growing population and infrastructure with this solution – with minimum effort and maximum efficiency,” commented Mr. Nilesh Purey, Vice President IT at GIFT City.

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Assessment and Estimation of the Smart Cities Mission

While, it is true that a lot remains to be done to make the Smart Cities Mission a success, it can be safely said that India is making a genuine progress, albeit gradually, but efficiently.

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Smart Cities: Connecting the Dots

By storing and analyzing data at the edge or in cloud, Indian and global cities are taking steps to become ‘smart’.

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The New Age Testament - Roti, Kapra, Makaan and Internet

With the increased focus and access to internet, Smartphones and Mobile Apps are drastically shaping the reality around us. They are bringing in new experiences to us, defining convenience in another way and ushering a new era of ‘Big Data’ and ‘Internet of Things’ that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work.

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"What we may need in India is program based approach and structure"

Technology and solutions provider SAP has been a leader in business applications with a firm focus on its customers and world class innovations. In a tete-a-tete with Manali Jaggi of BW Smart Cities-Peter Selfridge, Global Head, Digital Government, SAP talks about the importance of Industry Government collaboration especially in a country like India where a program based approach and structure is the need of the hour.

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MGL teams up with Tata Communications to deploy 5,000 smart gas meters in Mumbai

Smart gas meters will enable households and businesses to monitor their gas use more accurately in real-time, paving the way for greater operational efficiency for MGL

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“The opportunities are enormous, the foundation of which starts with a connected city"

Technology is a big enabler and core for any smart city to supplement its citizens’ lifestyles whilst making a city more efficient and robust. Advanced technology can be leveraged to a city’s utmost advantage creating an enabling environment for its Government, residents and authorities alike. Sudarshan Boosupalli, Country Head, India and SAARC, Ruckus Networks in a candid interview to Chahat Jain, BW SmartCities exemplifies the importance of a connected city that can create a vibrant community of connected stakeholders.

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'UP 100 is now an established platform for providing emergency services of Police'

Policing became smarter in the state of Uttar Pradesh with UP Dial 100, the emergency response management system. The project is jointly implemented by Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Defence Systems to provide integrated emergency services relating to public safety across the State on 24×7 basis. A centralized contact center has been established at Lucknow for receiving all emergency calls directly from across the State, including remote rural areas. The results were encouraging. In about one year of its operation, UP100 provided assistance in more than 42 lakh cases and is currently catering to around 1.2 lakh citizen calls on daily basis. Chahat Jain of BW SmartCities talks to Aditya Mishra, ADG UP-100, about changing police perception in the state.

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