Make in India for UAS

FICCI has recently organised a conference on ‘Make in India for UAS’ at Federation House, New Delhi, in association with Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, Government of India said in his keynote address that integrating UAVs in civilian space is a challenging job, and therefore, requires an appropriate regulatory framework, however, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has the potential to transform many sectors and modernize India rapidly. India must aspire to become a global manufacturing hub of Unmanned Aircraft System.   – Amitabh Kant…

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Tackling Future Policing Challenges with AI, Robotics

The latest robots, virtual communication tools and facial recognition software were recently on display at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, as experts from different sectors gathered to consider practical applications of these new technologies for law enforcement. Technological advances in the fields of artificial intelligence and robotics – from facial recognition to ‘future casting’ technology – can have many implications for police worldwide, both positive and negative. In the hands of criminals, these technologies can pose digital and physical threats, while at the same time these tools offer new…

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Life Safety is a Right not a Privilege

Over 18,000 visitors representing a 12% increase on the 2017 event, and more than 140 exhibitors – 70 of which were new to this year, came together from 29 countries at FIREX International to drive and reflect on the life safety landscape in the UK For three days at ExCeL London, fire safety professionals accessed over 10,000+ life safety solutions held to the highest standards. Amidst the present national agenda regarding fire safety in the built environment – with a particular emphasis on social housing – FIREX was the dedicated…

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Axis Appoints New BDM

Axis Communications have appointed Sujith Sebastian as the Business Development Manager, India & SAARC to strengthen its market outreach in retail and hospitality. Based out of Bangalore, Sujith will be reporting to Sudhindra Holla, Sales Director, who is responsible for developing the retail and hospitality portfolio, a key focus for Axis this year. The newly created role reflects a strategic decision by the company to tap the prolific Indian retail and hospitality industry across the country. It will provide a direction to the sales team and gives an opportunity to…

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