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To cater industry needs, TCS launches first Drones Research Lab in Ohio

Cincinnati: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), headquartered in India, has opened its first Drones Research Lab in the US at its Seven Hills Park Innovation Center located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The step has been taken to cater to rapidly expanding demand for unmanned aerial vehicles and business solutions across industries…(Read More)

Acend, Liberty Specialty Markets to launch online platform for drone insurance

Now, hassle-free drone insurance can be done without any paperwork. Acend, an insurance and technology company, and Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, have teamed up to launch new drone insurance platform — DroneInsurance.com. The online platform makes buying drone insurance easy to understand and convenient to purchase. It is also an easy to use program for brokers..(Read More)

Inmarsat, Actility to deploy IoT network in Rwanda to support smart city initiative

In a bid to support the Rwandan capital’s flagship smart city project, Inmarsat will deploy Low Power Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) infrastructure around the city of Kigali. The network, which will be active for an initial period of a year from May 1, will be the connectivity platform for a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) applications and will provide a blueprint for smart city projects throughout Africa…(Read More)


GNSS market witnesses rapid growth buoyed by demand in smartphones

The future looks bright for the global GNSS market, as the sector is witnessing a steady growth and upsurge in demand. At present, a whopping 5 billion GNSS devices are in use around the world and is expected to grow to 8 billion by 2020 – an estimate of more than one device per person on the planet. The upswing in trend has come from the surging demand for smartphones in the developing economies, finds GNSS Market Report…(Read More)

India needs to develop its own smart city model

Out of the various things that were discussed at the 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 Expo, the major takeaway was – India will have to develop its own smart city model. Its needs for smart city solutions are different. For example, what may require for a city like Muradabad, may not match with what is required for Varanasi. This is mainly because of our diversity as a nation, which sometimes appears as a challenge….(Read More)