Bangalore Innovation Day showcases technologies that enable connected lives

CIOReview Team | Thursday, 15 December 2016, 08:51 IST

The world is becoming more urbanized, with exponentially more connected devices. For every device connected to the Internet today, 10 more will join it in the near future. Through IoT and smart city concepts, we can automate our lives by connecting mobile devices to appliances, lights, roadways and just about everything – a shift that will improve efficiency and enable economic, social and environmental sustainability in India.

Nokia provides specific connectivity solutions, platforms and software, combining automation and intelligence, making IoT a reality for smart cities, smart homes & public safety.  The Nokia business groups provides mobile and fixed solutions, IT platforms, analytics, security and related service capabilities such as multivendor system integration – the company also support end to end services in connected cars, digital health and smart home and integrate partners via our IoT ecosystem program.

At its annual Bangalore Innovation Day on December 14, 2016 Nokia demonstrated how it is making IoT a reality for smart cities, and public safety. The demos showcased how to manage the connectivity of myriad people and things, and how to eliminate “slow and complex” from creating IoT applications - and how it can be done in a secure manner.

•       Smart Parking- a Smart City initiative that offers vehicle tagging to the respective slot and pre-booking

•       Video Analytics- Real Time City Surveillance

•       Public Safety – Railroad crossing trespassing detection to ensure safety of human lives

These are innovations that leverage:

•       In- house build sensors

•       IMPACT, MEC platform

•       Patented Algorithms by Bell Labs

•       End to end Network based solution for trespassing detection

Besides, there were demos from universities and start-up eco-system, and other innovations out of Nokia’s Bangalore Technology Center were showcased.