Category: Smart Cities

IUDX: Technical Specs released and first companies join the Consortium

The IUDX team released the first public version of the IUDX technical specs for public comment and feedback. The document is available here, public engagement is actively solicited. Please contact the IUDX team at if you wish to participate in the creation of the specs but have not yet engaged.  Furthermore, 19 companies signaled their…
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IUDX Stakeholder Meeting, 12 December 2018 @ Electronic City

The Indian Urban Data Exchange (IUDX), an open-source platform that allows the easy exchange of data within Indian cities, was introduced yesterday at an event in Electronic City by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). The event included talks on the importance and key features of IUDX, as well as a demonstration of…
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs awards a grant to IISc to develop Indian Urban Data Exchange for Smart Cities

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched an ambitious Smart Cities Mission programme for the development of 100 Smart Cities, aimed at catalyzing investments in holistic infrastructure and services, development of integrated approaches to problem solving, promotion of co-creation and bottom-up innovation using technology, and creation of sustainable outcomes by espousing the…
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“Indian Urban Data Exchange” for Smart Cities

One focal point of RBCCPS activities are Smart Cities, especially the IT infrastructure needed to make them “smart”. One challenge is the diversity of Smart City solutions, often developed independently and created in vertical silos. As a result, data created by one specific application (like smart street lighting or smart surveillance) is usually only available…
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