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Telangana, Cisco Systems, Paradigm Mtuity tie-up for smartcity

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Telangana government today said it has partnered Cisco Systems, a global major in planning, designing and implementation of smart cities and Paradigm Mtuity to plan 'Smart City Hyderabad' by identifying relevant technology interventions.

According to an official release, a pilot project will be implemented near the bustling hi-tech city area to showcase real benefit of implementing smart solutions and the impact of technology on society and human well-being.

"In due course of time, the results of the pilot phase will be carefully studied by key government officials to advise Cisco and Mtuity on the technology interventions/ use cases most relevant for bigger expansion across multiple pockets of Hyderabad city," it said.

In April, an MoU was signed between Telangana, Cisco Systems, Paradigm Mtuity, and T-Hub in the presence of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and IT Minister K T Rama Rao to foster innovation in 'Internet of Things' and smart cities and the present smart cities MoU follows that.

The pilot project includes implementation of smart wi-fi, smart parking, parking enforcement to detect no parking and violation events, smart lighting, smart transport, smart kiosks, remote expert governance services, citizen services portal and citizen app.

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First Published: Thu, July 21 2016. 14:28 IST
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