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HD Maps After the Hype

By Hugo Van Der Linde, Published on: 3rd June 2020

While automated driving is getting beyond the hype, HD map development is shifting into a more mature phase. Around five years ago the hype around Automated Driving (AD) was at its peak, with HD mapping in its slipstream. Although Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) had been around for some time, […]


Smart Technologies Manoeuvring the Fight Against Pandemics: COVID-19

By Ragini and Anupreet, Published on: 15th May 2020

COVID-19 is unlike any other past crisis for humanity as it is disrupting the entire world at large. Governments across nations are trying to ensure the safety of their citizens and provide essential support to the affected. Despite the rapid and vast spread, people all over the world are putting […]


Acknowledging the Significance of Maps in Times of Pandemics #Covid–19

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 30th April 2020

From tracing of contacts to creating buffer zones around COVID-19 clusters, the world is using location intelligence and mapping to fight this pandemic. At least since the 1850 cholera outbreak in London, maps and location-tracking technology have been used as a critical mechanism to tackle and access diseases related information. […]


Increasing Agrarian Distress in India Due to COVID – 19

By Anupreet Kaur, Published on: 14th April 2020

The 21-days  lockdown implemented by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus had a huge impact on different sectors of the economy, especially agriculture. Economists have forecasted serious disruptions in India’s rural economy. Agriculture contributes around 17 percent in the GDP growth of the country and is responsible for […]


Coronavirus Chronicles: How Social Distancing Can Help Flatten the Curve?

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 31st March 2020

During a global pandemic, life takes on a surreal quality and brings forth an unimaginable change. The ubiquitous information flowing through social media and a constant fire wave of coronavirus news is giving us hard times and a feeling of constant anxiousness. CORONAVIRUS has infected more than three-quarters of a […]


Coronavirus: Its Severity, Impact and How Technology Can Help?

By Ragini Bhola, Published on: 13th March 2020

Looking at the severity of the viral outbreak, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the novel coronavirus as a global pandemic on Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 after it spread across the globe to six continents and more than 100 countries. As of March 13, 2020, over 134,804 cases have been confirmed in […]


Smart City Mission: Building a Smarter and Sustainable India Aiming 100 Smart Cities While Focusing on Urban Climate Resilience

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 14th February 2020

According to the 2011 Census, nearly 31% of India’s population lived in urban areas and contributed almost 63% of the nation’s GDP. The urban areas are projected to house at least 40% of India’s population and contribute 75% of India’s GDP by 2030. Therefore, a comprehensive development of physical, institutional, […]


Spreading Awareness About Mapping on OSM, a Free and Openly Editable Map of the World

By Jammula Sainath Reddy and Sowmya Nayani, Published on: 31st January 2020

Maps are the most important and indispensable tool for geographers, helping them understand and explore relationships on our planet. They are one of the most successful means of recording and communicating information about a location or spatial characteristics of the natural world, and about different societies and cultures. In today’s world, […]