Esri India, NIIT Technologies joint venture (JV) with Esri Inc, has launched Smart Planning Tools for Smart Cities. It has introduced Geodesign, a key framework for conceptualizing and planning for Smart Cities and associated tools. These tools include GeoPlanner, a specialized application for land based planning, CityEngine, a 3D design tool with visualization technology to improve urban planning, and GeoEvent Processor which captures feeds from multiple sources for real time processing.
Globally Esri technology is at the core of some of the major smart city initiatives such as Masdar City - world's first carbon-neutral city and Singapore Jurong Lake District. In India, GIFT City and Lavasa both are using Esri tools for Urban Planning, Infrastructure planning, Construction monitoring and management.
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