Dialog on the Need of Surveillance

Western Digital has recently co-hosted a roundtable conference on ‘Technology Modernization for Safer and Smarter Cities’ with Smart Cities Council at Mumbai. The conference primarily aimed at discussing initiatives to fuel the growth of surveillance security in India, the challenges faced, and the methods to address them. The discussions also focused around numerous initiatives that support and accelerate the vision of ‘Smart Cities;’ and help urban planners understand the framework of a smart city and take steps for collective and progressive growth. The roundtable for ‘Role of Video Surveillance Systems…

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Vehant Vehicle Speed Detection

Over speeding is one of the major factors of road crashes and fatalities around the world including India. Speed violation detection system, which is basically a part of intelligent traffic enforcement systems, is a highly advisable tool today to overcome this issue. The system has a centralized approach to modern traffic management and it is capable of reducing such mishappenings. There are three variants of speed detection technologies available in the market today. Radar based SDS Radar based speed detection system works on the principal of Doppler Effect. The device…

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Qlik Academic Program in India

Helps students advance analytical and data literacy skills Qlik® has expanded their Academic Program to over 50 education institutions across 25 cities in India. The initiative will enable more Universities to improve the value of their offerings by teaching marketable data skills, and also help students advance their analytical and data literacy skills within every academic discipline. Offering free, full-year subscriptions to Qlik software, the Qlik Academic Program is open to any accredited university-level institution worldwide – for-profit and non-profit colleges alike. The program provides access to the Qlik data…

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FSAI PACC 2017

Containment of damage caused by fire is one of the most important areas that needs to be addressed today in India. As per the fire department records, fire accidents resulting from electrical faults and short circuits have seen a 10-fold jump over the last six years. In the industrial sector, 56% of industrial incidents is caused by electrical faults. Substandard electrical infrastructure in a building results in huge losses in terms of human life and assets. However, an integrated automation approach encompassing all systems, especially electrical equipment in buildings, can…

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Preventing Fires by Short Circuits

Precautions cost very little but negligence can cost a fortune An electrical short circuit is the most common cause of accidental fires in residential and commercial buildings, resulting in major loss of property and life. Nearly 25000 people die every year due to fire accidents and about 65% of the fire accidents are caused by electrical short circuits. There are several recent cases of fires particularly in hospitals that have drawn attention of the media as well as the administration. When there is a short circuit in the electrical switch…

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India Gains Momentum in Biometrics

The Indian economy is steadily gaining momentum brought about by the Digital India movement. The Voice of Asia report by Deloitte asserts that India is one of the leading players of digital transaction. It says that the government has managed to save INR 36,144 Crore over the course of last two years by directly transferring benefits via the Aadhaar Payment Bridge. In February this year, Gujarat became the first state in India to set up a cashless system in its food grain public distribution system (PDS). Aadhaar enabled payment system…

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Hikvision Multi-site Surveillance Solution

VMS software and IP products from Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, are now being used by the Government of Gujarat Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), to protect and administer education facilities and services across Western India. A government organisation that provides qualitative and higher level technical training for students from a diverse mix of financial and social backgrounds, the Directorate of Technical Education’s (DTE) goal is to deliver global standards of excellence in technical education for all of its students. The background Looking…

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Godrej Consumer Awareness Programme

Urging Women to Take Charge of Their Security Over 150 women in Mumbai take the ‘Pledge of Security’ Godrej Security Solutions kick started a multi-city consumer awareness programme and campaign – ‘#IAmSecure.’ The objective of this campaign, the first leg of which was recently held in Mumbai at Godrej One, is to create awareness among women to be more proactive and take charge of their own security, and educate them about various solutions, and the importance of learning self-defense for leading a safer and secure life. The event witnessed participation…

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