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Otis India: Elevating passenger experience and safety

Otis India installed its first elevator in Kolkata in 1892. Since then, the company has been introducing in the Indian market new technologies facilitating efficient vertical transportation. As part of the United Technologies group, Otis India offers smart and sustainable solutions to meet the country’s growing needs. Sebi Joseph, President, …

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TCS over IP for door communication

With the TCS IP video front-door station, integration of modern door communication into home network is made easy and secure. Door calls can be accepted location-independent on a smartphone or tablet PC or stationary at a VoIP telephone. In addition to release doors, also switching functions can be operated. For …

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Enabling safety & sustainability across India

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is a global independent safety science company with expertise in innovating safety solutions to promote safe living and working environments. Talking to Buildotech, Peeyush Gupta, Director, Sales and Marketing – UL explains how UL works with a diverse array of stakeholders and offers a broad range of …

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Automated Parking Solutions

India has a strong domestic market for cars and the growth is expected to be sustainable, increasing over the next few years. However infrastructure available for the vehicles like roads parking spaces have been a challenge in most the Indian cities. Demand for parking in the CBD areas of Indian …

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The Need for Vertical Parking

Real estate developers across India are adopting advanced parking systems not only for optimum utilization of space but also highlighting it as a USP of the project. Dibyendu Banerjea CEO West Zone Pashmina Developers elaborates on the trend. The country’s economic development and Indian’s rising aspirations has led to the …

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Safety, security and energy-efficiency in Zurich data center

When City of Zurich’s Center of Competence (CoC) for IT moved into its new locations in Zurich Albisrieden and Hagenholz, both the centers became Europe most advanced, secure and energy-efficient data center. Data centers are critical facilities in most industries and therefore face special challenges – from managing complex infrastructures …

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Integrated Passive Fire Protection

Vijay Systems Engineers Pvt. Ltd. is one of the companies of the Vijay Group providing specialized product range in passive Fire protection. Founded by Ratilal Salot in 1959 as a fire extinguishers trading and machinery parts manufacturing unit in Mumbai, the company has grown in to a large conglomerate of …

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Importance of Automatic Sprinklers in Buildings

It is hard to comprehend why people continue to die in fires when advances in fire safety technology are readily available. This is because the need for sprinkler system has been overlooked by the industrial and non industrial sector in India. Most of the organizations believe that manual firefighting using …

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Security breaches in smart buildings

The building automation industry is now at a point where there are legitimate and reasonable concerns regarding the security of building control systems, especially in smart buildings. Jim Sinopoli, Managing Principal of Smart Buildings, LLC, USA which provides engineering and consulting services for the design and operation of integrated building …

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Providing Fire Security

Stork Systems and Projects Pvt Ltd, based in Koramangala, Bangalore is among the few companies in India with integrated capabilities to design, implement and manage fire and safety solutions for commercial and residential buildings and facilities. Ravi Kumar S, Managing Director briefs Buildotech on the critical aspects of fire safety …

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