A smart city where residents own their data

India, after having rolled out the Smart Cities Mission to 100 cities in a phased manner, the Union government is now planning to expand the Smart Cities Mission to all 4,000 towns in the country. But the vision of the first 100 smart cities remains controversial because so far, about only 10 % of the [...]

Arnowa in Building Smart Cities

At a time when sustainability is a buzzword globally, one IIT-Kharagpur engineer, Om Dubey is helping businesses conserve energy through his startup, ARNOWA . It provides Internet of Things (IoT)-based automation solutions to local governments, buildings, homes and retail outlets and then drives intelligent controls centrally through AI, to automatically plug power leakages. When he started, [...]