Author: Stefan Ipach

6th Meeting of Smart Infrastructure Sectional Committee

The Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber-Physical Systems organised the 6th Meeting of the Smart Infrastructure Sectional Committee, Bureau of Indian Standards, on 30 and 31 October 2018 at the Capitol Hotel and in the ECE department, IISc. The committee consists of 125 representatives of companies, universities, and government bodies. The following topics have been discussed…
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Online I-V Tracer for per string monitoring and maintenance of PV panels: Talk by Ashish Joglekar

Ashish Joglekar, Member of Technical Staff, was invited to present his paper “Online I-V Tracer for per string monitoring and maintenance of PV panels: A fast, retrofittable, low cost, online I-V tracer” at the 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 21 to 23 October 2018 in Washington, D.C. (USA). A recording of…
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Short Course: Data visualisation for decision making

Instructor: Dr. Anand Lakshmanan, Founder and CEO SIRPI.io Venue: RBCCPS, Seminar Hall [Map] Timings: November 15, 22, 29 and December 6 – 5.30-6.30 pm Requirements: The course is open to students from all departments and disciplines. Participants are requested to bring their laptop for all sessions. Syllabus Session I: Data visualization (DV) for decision making…
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Industrial Internet of Things for energy efficient assembly lines: One year down the road

During the first project year, the following steps have been achieved: We instrumented the factory floor at Vinyas with several sensing modalities at various critical locations.We have designed and deployed an appropriate communication network in the factory.We have identified a suitable data flow architecture and have deployed the information infrastructure.We have built a simulation model…
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Hackathon: Smart City solutions for traffic, parking management and pollution

A multi city developer tutorial using open source implementation of oneM2M, developed by a French research lab, LAAS – CNRS was organised by the India EU ICT Standards Collaboration Project. At IISc, in addition to the tutorial, a hackathon on Smart City applications was conducted on 16 February. 17 teams with three to five members…
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Research Internship Program in IoT and Autonomous Systems

We are happy to announce a one year, full-time Research Internship Program in IoT and Autonomous Systems.

Impressions of Open Day

Thank you all for visiting us on IISc Open Day 2017! Here are some impressions of our exhibits at RBCCPS: 3D printing and milling, which we use for rapid prototyping, examples of computer vision, and a demonstration of a self-balancing robot and autonomous drones. And two videos taken by our Parrot Bebop Drone, first taking pictures…
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IISc Smart Campus: Closing the loop from network to knowledge

This project proposes to develop an open, integrated and extensible IoT technology stack for Smart Management of campus utilities. The IoT stack brings together hybrid sensing, diverse networking, Big Data analytics and science-driven utility management, and will be validated through affordable and intelligent water resource management for a sustainable campus environment.

A portable fever kit for Dengue and Chikungunya

The project aims to develop a proof of concept molecular test which can differential between the viral infections of Dengue and Chikungunya. The research program will also focus on integrating a sample preparation module with the photonic sensors to produce a cartridge-based test that will operate using a single finger stick capillary blood sample and be as easy to operate as a conventional blood sugar meter.

Study of India-appropriate technology (IoT) solutions for Smart Cities

The Indian Government has launched many national-scale ICT initiatives in the last year. Irrespective of their final mandate, these programs are ultimately driving towards a coherent plan of infrastructure development, service delivery and information transparency for the advancement and empowerment of Indian citizens. ICT will be critical for the successful execution and long-term sustainability of these projects. Among other ICT technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT) can provide a seamless inter-connect between the physical entities with the cyber world with M2M communication and closed-loop control with/without human intervention. Hence, leapfrogging to adopt IoT as the ICT “technology of choice” will be the key to success.

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