Monday , 11 December 2017

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Railway stations to be re-developed with airport-like amenities by 2020

The government has set a 2020 deadline to redevelop 10 railway stations into world class smart facilities with airport-like amenities at a cost of Rs 5,000Cr. The redevelopment of stations will be carried out under a self-financing model through land monetisation by state-run NBCC. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Rail Land Development Authority and NBCC for ...

Power Electronics bag orders for AVLS for Nagpur Smart City

Power Electronics, pioneers in introducing LED Destination Display signs in India with over 18000 buses on their list (incorporating ITS and AVLS), have bagged the contract for supply of Automatic Vehicle Location Solution (AVLS) to L&T. After supplying their first order in July, they are all geared up for the supply of their second order. Power Electronics, well known for ...

Pelican Crossing System at Bhubaneshwar

Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited has installed the first pelican crossing system in front of the Rama Devi Women’s University. Pelican is an automatic system, which allows pedestrians to have control over the zebra crossing. While crossing the road, they can turn the signal red by pressing a button. After their exit, the lights will be changed in the usual way. ...

Saint-Gobain’s Glass for the Glass-roofed Vistadome coach on Mumbai-Goa route

One can now enjoy the picturesque landscape of Western Ghats with the glass roofed Vistadome air-conditioned coach on the Jan Shatabdi Express running between Dadar and Madgaon on the Mumbai- Goa route. Saint-Gobain specifically designed and supplied electrically operable and thermal insulation glass panels for the roof that comprises of two different kinds of glass variants. The rooftop panel is ...

ABB India to provide solar inverters to 750 railway stations

ABB India will provide solar inverters to 750 railway stations in North India in a bid to reduce dependence on traditional sources of energy. ABB had recently reached a milestone of installing 5 GW of solar inverters, supplying about 40 percent of India’s solar power at approximately 13 GW. The inverters will be part of the solar installations being set ...

Siemens to build ‘eHighway’ in Germany to charge electric trucks

Siemens has been tasked with building a 10km stretch of overhead contact lines on one of Germany’s autobahns to allow trucks to temporarily drive on electric power only while also charging their batteries. The ‘eHighway’ project involves overhead power lines similar to the ones used by electric trams and trains, which allows hybrid trucks to drive up to 90km/h while ...

Rs 3,700Cr incentive for Smart City projects

In a bid to motivate the local governments to speed up the smart city projects, the Centre will give about Rs 3,700Cr as incentive to states for faster completion of the projects. The chief secretaries of states will closely monitor the progress of smart city projects for early completion. The Centre has already selected 90 cities under the ambitious smart ...

Dahua Technology bags award

Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in video surveillance, recently  won ‘The Best Security & Surveillance Vendor of 2017’ award at the ‘Gates India ICT Excellence Awards 2017.’ Gates awards ceremony recognizes and celebrates channel excellence in delivery, performance, and commitment to the Indian sub-continent in the fast-growing market for ICT products and solutions. About 40 brands in 15 categories ...

HONEYWELL TO AID RAJKOT SMART CITY

Honeywell Home and Building Technologies has announced its project with Rajkot Municipal Corporation and Rajkot Police to implement a smart city command- and-control center along with a citywide surveillance system. The project for Gujarat’s fourth-largest city includes more than 450 integrated closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) and Wi-Fi at 13 key public places, supported by software and servers across 107 strategic locations ...

NHAI launches mobile app to track projects

Deepak Kumar, Chairman of National Highways Authority of India launched a new multilingual website of the organization. The general public would be able to rate the National Highways through this website within two months. The chairman also launched a Project Monitoring Information System (PMIS) Mobile App that will facilitate close, in-house monitoring of NHAI projects on a mobile phone. NHAI ...