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India has embraced the movement to transform it's urban life. The Smart Cities Mission is a government co-ordinated program to select and develop more than 100 cities across the country into smart cities leveraging innovative technology.

This is a personal blog to collate and curate information on the smart technology behind smart cities across the world and how it improves quality of life.

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3 Indian cities get ISO Certified, Tata Trust and WCCD announce initiative for India

Tata Trusts in partnership with the World Council on City Data (WCCD) announced recently an initiative to build high caliber

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ShotSpotter sensors integrated with streetlights alert police on gunfire detection

Gunfire is one of the biggest worries in growing cities especially those with dynamic populations which rise during daytime and

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Honeywell helps Bhubaneswar boost security with city-wide surveillance system

Honeywell technologies a key enabler in making Bhubaneshwar a smart city NEW DELHI, Dec. 28, 2016 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON)

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Veniam’s network of hotspots mounted on vehicles can be the future

We all understand that network connectivity will become more and more important as cities become smarter with not just its

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Telecom companies eye growth in Smart Cities, street lights to act as key resource – Philips-Vodafone tie-up and Sensity Systems-Verizon acquisition discussed

Strong and reliable connectivity has to be the backbone for smart cities with thousands of devices and systems communicating between

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IPVM has the best online tools for CCTV guys – Camera Calculator and Camera Finder

IPVM has long been the best online resource for the Video Surveillance Industry. It is a paid member only service

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Hypercat is set to become the open protocol for IoT and smart city devices

Why an open standard is required? IoT is about interoperable connected devices. In a smart city environment, it is a

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Importance of network security in smart cities

Smart Cities mean connected cities Smart Cities mean that most of the infrastructure, utilities and it’s citizens are connected on

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Chicago installs fitness trackers for the city, data open for all

“What if a light pole told you to watch out for an icy patch of sidewalk ahead? What if an

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