The way to Smart Cities in India is for the Government to open and facilitate infrastructure, ease regulation for devices and create an open resource of public data that receives and provides information to and from local services.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is generating as much interest as it is questions. The idea of heterogeneous devices being able to communicate with each other through a variety of means is opening up a world of possibilities. BWSC caught up with UDAY CHALLU, CEO iYogi – a global technology products and services company from India that has developed an award-winning IoT platform – to talk about smart cities, public safety, smart homes and more.
The Government of India, via the Ministry of Urban Development, plans to invest more than $20 billion on metro rail projects in the coming years. BW Smart Cities spoke to PANKAJ BANSAL – MD, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. about some of the project’s highlights