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A city’s CIO, Tammie Hollowell, picks ERP overhaul

TEXAS, USA: Tyler Technologies, Inc. signed an agreement with the city of Surprise, Arizona, for Tyler’s

Creating skilled talent will determine the success of smart cities

Kabir Chadha Honorable Prime Minster Narendra Modi recently announced his government’s vision to set up 100 smart cities across the country. Since then a race has been on to land on the listof cities that the ministry of urban development

NEC and AP govt. join hands for safe city project in Tirupati

TIRUPATI, INDIA: NEC India and AP Technology Services Limited (APTS), a wholly owned state company of Andhra Pradesh, India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate for smart city initiatives in the state. Under the agreement, NEC will work

Smart building tech makes facility manager’s life simpler

BANGALORE, INDIA: Honeywell today announced Command and Control Suite– the next generation of smart building technology which turns complex facility data into recommendations and easy-to-implement changes. It can provide a holistic view of a connected building’s video feeds, access control and fire alarms,

Demand for smart tech soars to ease daily commute

BANGALORE, INDIA: Increasing population and traffic congestion in cities is fuelling demand for ‘smart city’ transport technologies in India, according to a new MasterCard study. A strong interest has been seen in India for cars that drive themselves, as well

Is a next-gen architecture of security being built for smart cities?

By : Sanghamitra Kar

BANGALORE, INDIA: With the 100 smart city project initiated under Modi’s Government and the talks it has created, many corporates have changed its focus and has been re-routing its road map. With the concept of smart city still evolving and

Invest $100mn in public safety over the next two years

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) revealed the results of a public safety survey conducted in May 2015. With recent reports predicting that the Asia Pacific region will see the largest growth in smart city initiatives over the next

A look at PM Modi’s idea of a smart city

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched three major urban development initiatives- AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation); Smart Cities Mission; and Housing for All (Urban), at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today. The projects entail

NEC and Keonics team up to make cities safe and smart

BANGALORE, INDIA: NEC India and Keonics (Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation Limited) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate and explore opportunities in the areas of Safe and Smart City technologies and Cybersecurity. NEC India and Keonics will collaborate

‘Securing Smart Cities’ aims to solve the cybersecurity challenge

BANGALORE, INDIA: Securing Smart Cities, a new not-for-profit global initiative, is being launched today. The Securing Smart Cities initiative aims to solve the cybersecurity challenges smart cities face through collaboration and information sharing. Participants in Securing Smart Cities believe that

ZTE and Gujarat signs MoU for smart cities in Gujarat

By : Rashi V

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Gujrat has signed MoU with ZTEsoft, a provider of telecom software, solutions and services, a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation to build smart cities in the state. “Government of India has approved 7 smart cities in Gujarat and

Rajiv Chowk and other metro stations to get Wifi

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rail Tel Corporation of India for starting WiFi internet services at some of the select stations of the Delhi Metro network. Five

JDA and Cisco collaborate to make Jaipur a smart city

JAIPUR, INDIA: The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) has chosen to develop smart city infrastructures that will improve the efficiency and quality of services received by its 3.5 million residents and over 40 million tourists who visit the city every year.

International orgs keen to invest in Indian smart cities

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  The Prime Minister’s vision for ‘Smart Cities’ has received considerable support and wide spread interest from countries and international organizations to explore investment and collaborative opportunities with India. In the ongoing Smart Cities India 2015 expo in New Delhi, Poland

European technologies to help Indian cities get cleaner and smarter

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indian cities can expect to witness a spree of changes with a more cleaner and sustainable environment. A Belgium-based European Innovation and Research Centre VITO NV and Valluri Technology Accelerators has signed a technology and business cooperation agreement

Smart cities to create $30- $40 billion business opportunity: Nasscom

NEW DELHI, INDIA: National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom ) said that the government’s smart cities programme can create business opportunity of USD 30-40 billion for the IT industry over the next 5- 10 years. “ ICT could

IBM experts to help selected cities get smarter

BANGALORE, INDIA: IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge program will be sending teams of company experts to Allahabad, Surat and Vizag to help them address city-specific challenges such as waste management, citizen services and disaster management. The 16 winners for 2015-16 were

NASSCOM to spearhead ICT session at the Smart Cities India 2015 expo

NEW DELHI: The Smart Cities India Expo will be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from May 20-22 , 2015. The focus of the expo this time is ‘Smarter Solutions for a Better Tomorrow.’ Smart Cities India 2015 expo is a platform for

PM Modi’s ambition gets cabinet nod

MUMBAI, INDIA: In what can be termed as a development that can propel India’s rank higher among the pro-digital countries in the world, the union cabinet today cleared the proposal to develop 100 smart cities across the country. The project,

Smart maps can help India gain around USD $8 bn

BANGALORE, INDIA: A new report, Smart Maps for Smart Cities: India’s $8 Billion+ Opportunity that quantifies the value of smart maps to Indian citizens, businesses, and government within the context of India’s urban development was published by Dalberg Global Development