Blockchain, IoT, city operations centers, smart city frameworks, digital twins and smart contracts are among the technologies that will achieve mainstream business adoption in the next five to 10...
Dec 14, 2018
Smart City initiatives will attract technology investments of more than USD 81 billion globally in 2018, and spending is set to grow to USD 158 billion in 2022, according to the International Data...
Jul 27, 2018
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) India launched of a Customer Experience Center (CEC) in Gurugram to demonstrate IoT-based smart city solutions to city planners. This has been launched using Intel...
Jan 17, 2018
While following an ongoing tweetchat on #Blockchain, I came across a tweet by The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who took up office on 9 May 2016. It was a vacancy for the most sought after role in...
May 04, 2017
While chatting with a Uber driver in Delhi, the discussion steered—as it always does— towards the drivers’ incentives. I asked him if he really thinks Uber can sustain paying such hefty incentives...
Jan 13, 2017
Recently, Gartner said that through 2020, less than 10% of smart city projects implemented across India will be of a large-scale, city-wide nature. The research firm said this is due to a lack of a...
Dec 14, 2016
Pune is one of the few largest Indian cities to have featured in the list of 20 smart cities that will roll out their plans in the first phase. It stood second only to Bhubaneswar in the Smart Cities...
Feb 17, 2016
Why India has chosen to ignore global efforts in smart city standardization? Indian Smart Cities: Reinventing the Wheel? Smart Cities will account for one out of four connected...
Jan 18, 2016
Smart cities is an idea that has become globally popular in recent years. Many cities the world over are trying to build intelligent cities with both citizen convenience and sustainability as goals....
Jan 12, 2016
The authorities in charge of the smart city rollouts in an eastern Indian city recently ran a Twitter campaign to seek suggestions from public. Though numbers were not too impressive, the enthusiasm...
Jan 11, 2016
Internet of Things (IoT) is clearly ruling the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 at Las Vegas. Coming at the beginning of the year, CES sets the agenda for the rest of the year—on what is going to...
Jan 07, 2016
There can be no double opinion on the crying need for drastic improvements to India’s urban infrastructure. With the world going towards new ICT-technologies and analytics to meet growing urban...
Nov 26, 2015
Wikipedia defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to...
Sep 22, 2015