How technology disrupts real estate sector in India

How technology disrupts real estate sector in India

Technology has led the real estate consultants to move beyond the traditional ways of prospecting, writes Anuj Puri, Chairman of Anarock Property Consultants. As much as 70 per cent of modern real estate consultancies’ prospects are today acquired through...
Like Hyderabad, Bengaluru goes for drones

Like Hyderabad, Bengaluru goes for drones

After a pilot survey of the Jayanagar ward using drones, the Bengaluru revenue department is expanding the drone-based project to all wards in Bengaluru. This is one more step towards implementing the ambitious Urban Property Ownership Records (UPOR) project, which...
Drones to track illegal construction

Drones to track illegal construction

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is planning to come down heavily on encroachments onto city green spaces and lakes as well as illegal constructions using drones, ET Realty reported. The corporation’s directorate of enforcement, vigilance and...
3D Printing construction technology launched

3D Printing construction technology launched

A group of alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) and the faculty of Civil Engineering have come together to launch India’s first 3D printing construction technology. The company that is collaborating with IIT-M in this venture is Tvasta...

Steel city becomes smarter with IoT

The industrial city of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, while not on the official list of cities under the central government’s Smart Cities Mission, is witnessing several internet of things (IoT) applications designed to make the lives of its 1-million-plus residents better....
Nokia, Zain bring project to S. Arabia

Nokia, Zain bring project to S. Arabia

Saudi mobile telephony operator Zain KSA and Finnish vendor Nokia have signed a MoU to collaborate on a Smart City initiative in Jeddah. The two companies will apply advanced networking technologies in  Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing to connect and...