Monday , 27 May 2019

Infrastructure

Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road Bridge: An engineering marvel across the Brahmaputra

Bridging River Brahmaputra has always been a daunting task, the river has been traditionally considered extremely difficult for bridging due to various reasons including its ferocious & unpredictable behaviour, high currents & turbulent waters, widespread erosion of the banks, very short working period & high seismicity and remoteness of the area. With the width ranging from 1.2km to 18km, Brahmaputra ...

Volvo to add in-car sensors

Swedish automaker Volvo hopes to install cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s, monitoring drivers for signs of being drunk or distracted and intervening to prevent accidents. The cameras and sensors will be installed on all models built on its SPA2 platform for larger cars such as the XC90 SUV, on which its driverless cars will also ...

Adaptive Traffic Solutions for Indian Cities

Santhosh Muzumdar, Head of Business Development & Government Affairs, Johnson Controls India share insights on how the company’s traffic management solutions could help smart cities overcome traffic challenges, such as easing overcrowded road networks and improving road safety A drive through the snarly traffic in a metro city in India will make you question, why am I not getting enough ...

Intelligent Cameras for Traffic Management

With increased urbanization and increased vehicular traffic, cities everywhere are battling with an inability to build enough infrastructure. While the government has been laying emphasis on building roads, bridges & underpasses and creating alternative modes of mass public transport systems, this may not be enough to address the traffic congestion. Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and ...

Shared Electric Mobility The way forward for a sustainable transport ecosystem

Nitish Arora, Manager, Electric Vehicle & Clean Technology Track and Aishwarya Raman, Head of Research and Associate Director, Ola Mobility Institute explain how shifting consumers’ focus from ownership to shared access of products and services can usher in a change It took close to 60 years for the number of registered vehicles in India to grow from 0.3 million in ...

‘Bridging’ the gap

Implemented by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), the 575 metre Signature Bridge links National Highway-1 near the existing T-point at Wazirabad on the western bank of the Yamuna river to the Marginal Bund road at Khajuri Khas on its eastern bank. The main span of the bridge is 251 metres, while the side spans have a total ...

Standardised Common Service Layer in IoT Applications

The debate regarding IoT and ITS have been going on for ages. IoT and ITS  have largely evolved as two separate streams within both standards and industry initiatives. Today, as most of the cars have sensors, microcomputers and communication devices fitted into them, IoT has become deeply rooted in ITS – in particular cooperative and connected automated mobility – to give ...

Traffic jams, pollution, road crashes: Can technology end the woes of urban transport?

Urbanization and rising incomes have been driving rapid motorization across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. While cities are currently home to 50% of the global population, that proportion is expected to increase to 70% by 2050. At the same time, business-as-usual trends suggest we could see an additional one billon cars by 2050, most of which will have to squeeze ...

Smart Cities
India’s Journey of Urban Transformation

About 55% of the world’s population today lives in urban areas. In India it is 34% increase of about three percentage points since the 2011 Census. It was well assimilated by our policy makers that managing this urbanisation in a smart way shall provide for a significant opportunity for renewing the cities to become growth engines and leapfrog Indian economy ...

Content

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

Get all latest news articles straight to your inbox.

Enter your email address: