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Women-only taxi service at Bengaluru Airport

Special cabs driven by women were recently launched at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport). Aimed at strengthening safety and security for women passengers, the facility was introduced by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation and Bangalore International Airport Limited. The women drivers will be fluent in multiple languages, well versed with local areas and trained in self-defense tactics. ...

FASTag cards for petrol, toll and parking fee…

To ensure faster roll-out of electronic toll collection across the country, FASTags would soon be available at petrol pumps and later, these might be used as cards for buying petrol and paying parking fees. Launching bank-neutral FASTags issued by IHMCL, these will be available at 50 select petrol pumps initially and the number would be increased to 100 by the ...

New high-security driving licences

Driving licences may soon get a cosmetic and functional overhaul if the Centre’s draft proposal for changes to the document is accepted by the states. The new driving licences will be made of polycarbonate cards with a high-security QR code instead of the laminated cards that are currently in use. The licences would make authenticity easier for the commuters while ...

NHAI to construct highway nests at toll plazas

National Highways Authority of India is constructing highway nests at toll plazas for a safe and comfortable journey for passengers. These nests will have kiosks for selling dry snacks, tea and coffee vending machines and water ATMs. NHAI has directed that the construction and operation of highway nests be awarded to state government-managed co-operative societies.

Videonetics ranked amongst ‘Fastest Growing Companies in Asia Pacific

Videonetics has been ranked amongst the fastest growing companies in Asia- Pacific by Deloitte. Ranked 107th on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM Asia Pacific 2018, Dr Tinku Acharya, Founder & MD, Videonetics, said “It is a prestigious honor to be recognized in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500TM Program. This recognition validates our drive for high performance, innovation, differentiation and global scalability. ...

New logo for MMRDA

MMRDA now has a new logo which indicates the nature of varied projects the Authority has been implementing in the recent past. MMRDA also announced its plans to develop and widen its region by including Palghar, Vasai, Alibaugh, Pen, Panvel and Khalapur district under its jurisdiction. The idea is to develop these regions in planned manner and also sustain the ...

TCS partners with SAP to build Intelligent Rail Digital Maintenance

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced it is partnering with SAP to build the Intelligent Rail Digital Maintenance (iRDM) solution. The solution leverages cutting-edge technologies including Internet-of-Things, machine learning, advanced analytics, big data, drones and mobility components of SAP® Leonardo ( iRDM solution) to carry out drone-based safety inspections, remote monitoring of the condition of all asset classes, including rolling ...

New Bridge extension solves Common Design Challenges

Trimble recently introduced Tekla Bridge Creator, a new extension for Tekla Structures Building Information Model (BIM) software that integrates the complete bridge design workflow from design geometry to constructible modelling and detailing. This new solution expands upon Trimble’s Constructible Process, an innovative approach for enabling the digital transformation of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) workflows. By adding the Bridge Creator ...

CTU to install dash cams in buses

The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking is considering installing dashboard cameras in all government vehicles like PCR, fire brigade and ambulances. Installation of dashboard cameras had been made a part of the tender for the Intelligent Transportation System to be adopted in all CTU buses. The cameras would record through the front windscreen everything coming in the way of the routes. In ...

Beyond Efficiency Redefining Success in Mobility

Safety. Efficiency. Cost. Comfort. These are all familiar performance indicators within the realm of mobility. The private vehicles that we have known for the past eighty years typically score high on comfort, but are by nature less safe, less efficient, and costlier than most other modes of transportation. To mitigate these shortfalls of the private vehicle, complex infrastructural systems have ...