Category: Digital Cities

Amaravati: The first entire city to be born with a Digital Twin

  A digital twin is a digital model of a physical asset. It collects information (via sensors, drones or other IoT and Industrial IoT tools) and applies advanced analytics, machine-learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) in order to receive real-time insights about the physical asset’s performance, operation or profitability.   The first entire city within […]

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The Internet of Things and Smart Cities

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standards Association states of Smart Cities: “As world urbanization continues to grow and the total population expected to double by 2050, there is an increased demand for intelligent, sustainable environments that reduce environmental impact and offer citizens a high-quality life. A smart city brings together technology, government […]

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Wipro and IIT Kharagpur partner for advanced research in 5G and AI

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology company and the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on high-impact, industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and AI. Wipro and IIT Kharagpur will jointly take up applied research projects on industry challenges related to the […]

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Major rly stations in rural areas of AP & Telengana to have Wi-Fi

As per railway boards direction, South Central Railway (SCR) provided internet access in 45 stations 25 in Andhra Pradesh and 20 in Telangana last year. RailTel Corporation of India, which is working on the pan-India WiFi project in tandem with Google, took up the installation. It may be recalled that WiFi works are already on […]

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Chandigarh installs automatic speed gun camera

Chandigarh has become the first city in North India to install Digital Automatic Speed Gun Cameras to make the roads safer for the residents by tightening the grip on rash drivers and to check over the speeding. The pilot project has been installed only at few places but is on plans to be installed on […]

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Free wifi unveils in Gujarats Udwada village

To further push the Digital India revolution in country’s far-flung villages, free wifi service was unveiled in Udwada village in Gujarat’s Valsad district. The Information & Broadcast Ministry picked the village for development under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. Giving a boost to the digital revolution in far-flung areas across the country is one of […]

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Reliance Industries and Estonia team up for e-governance solutions

In a meeting with an Estonian government delegation, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, expressed his desire to collaborate with the country to develop better e-governance solutions for India. A statement from the company stated in order to make lives better for Indians, Ambani proposed a plan of replicating innovative solutions offered by […]

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Ford India to devise digital mobility solution for Hyderabad

Ford India and Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assess a common digital mobility solution for commuters in Hyderabad. KT Rama Rao, State Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, said, The MoU with Ford Motor Company will make the commute to the city more convenient for all. We […]

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Digital malls to come up in Indian cities next year

Realizing the value of digitalisation, the Indian government has taken up the initiative to launch digital malls across various cities of India early next year. The shopping platform Digital Mall of India, the new technology created by Indian entrepreneur Rishabh Mehra, is an e-commerce solution that will garner major attention from investors and retailers. The […]

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Facebook initiates digital training program across India

The Indian office of Facebook has announced the launch of a new initiative- a digital training program which aims to set up an online startup hub to enable Indian entrepreneurs in beginning and scaling their businesses. The project also plans to establish training centres to further enhance the digital literacy and promote employment. Ritesh Mehta, […]

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