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Is a Smart Grid a Better Way to Manage Water Resources?

August 15, 2013 - in Water

Smart water grids are based on sensors set up is various places along the water course. They transmit data to the centralized control systems. This in turn helps assess the potential water flow to make better decisions. Just as smart power grids help switch…

GeoEye Provides Stereo Imagery for India's Rail Infrastructure Development

January 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it received an order from the Government of India…

GeoEye Provides Stereo Imagery for India’s Rail Infrastructure Development

January 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it received an order from the Government of India…

India Examines Better Urban Planning to Make Cities Safer for Women

December 28, 2012 - in Uncategorized

The recent gangrape and assault of a 23-year-old woman in the city of New Delhi has turned into a watershed moment of sorts for India. New Delhi has been rocked by massive protests with college students, housewives, working women taking to the streets, braving…

Smart Thinking, Smart Living

August 26, 2012 - in Planning, Sensors, Smart Cities

An urbanising world means cities are gaining greater control over their development, economically and politically. Cities are also being empowered technologically, as the core systems on which they are based become instrumented and interconnected, enabling…

Satellite Imagery Improves India’s Planning

June 17, 2012 - in Planning

Central and State Governments have just about begun to make use of the imaging capabilities of Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO)/National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) geo-portal ‘Bhuvan' providing a platform for geo-spatial applications in town…

Satellite Imagery Improves India's Planning

June 17, 2012 - in Planning

Central and State Governments have just about begun to make use of the imaging capabilities of Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO)/National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) geo-portal ‘Bhuvan' providing a platform for geo-spatial applications in town…

Surat to be India’s First ‘Eco City’

May 31, 2012 - in Smart Cities

After selecting Surat as one of the three cities in the world for a demonstration project for "eco city" development, UK-based charity The Ecological Sequestration Trust (TEST) has decided to spend nearly Rs 50 crore over a period of five years to build a…

Surat to be India's First 'Eco City'

May 31, 2012 - in Smart Cities

After selecting Surat as one of the three cities in the world for a demonstration project for "eco city" development, UK-based charity The Ecological Sequestration Trust (TEST) has decided to spend nearly Rs 50 crore over a period of five years to build a…