Sunday, Oct 22 2017 | Time 12:12 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Kejriwal praises 'Secret Superstar ', describes it as an 'amazing' film
  • Chidambaram charges NDA govt of lax implementation of Food security act
  • Charm of Diwali and Bhatridwitiya faded by heavy shower of 72 hours
  • ...
  • 21-day Paryatan Parv concludes on Oct 25
  • Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule
  • PM greets Amit Shah on his birthday, lauds "exemplary leadership"
  • PM, Amit Shah misleading people about local body polls: Congress
  • MSRTC calls off strike, bus service resume
  • One dead, three injured in road accident
  • National level Indian women’s league qualifying round matches to be held at Chhatrapati stadium from Nov 25
  • Macri coalition may win Argentina's "Big Five" districts in Sunday mid-term
  • DD INDIA
  • DD BHARATI
  • DD SPORTS
Business Economy Share

IIITMK, IBM develop water quality measurement system

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 21 (UNI) Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K), an autonomous institute of the Government of Kerala, and technology giant IBM have developed a real-time water quality management system that is faster, cheaper and more accessible than conventional methods of testing water samples.
'Swatchpaani', powered by IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, can continuously monitor water quality and measure temperature, PH and the presence of various metal/non-metal substances in the water, to ensure that the levels do not exceed standards prescribed by agencies.
It supports data analysis in real-time and trigger alerts if there are anomalies in the water samples. The project also incorporates a pre-screening mechanism to test the water quality of mobile water distribution systems.
'Swatchpaani' includes Libelium, signal conditioning boards and sensors and Raspberry Pi for connecting these to IBM Bluemix Cloud services and Watson IoT platform for device and sensor data management, analysis and visualization.
Dr. Asharaf, Principal Investigator, Swatchpaani Project, IIITM-K, said the solution could potentially save time and costs of water quality management.
"The conventional method of testing water quality is often inaccessible and time consuming. In this context, Swatchpaani offers a convenient, mobile, quick and cost effective solution for the pre-screening of water samples. The extensive lab tests may be mandated only when the pre-screening signals a potential threat," he said.
"The IBM Watson IoT platform is an easy-to-use, secure and scalable solution which provides seamless integration with various IoT devices to build specialized, integrated solutions to solve industry and business challenges. The Swachpaani project is one such result on Watson IoT that demonstrates the impact technology can bring to the life of an individual. IBM India continues to work with academia to create useful and meaningful innovation based on Watson technologies,” said Devkant Aggarwal, Manager, University Relations, IBM India.
UNI DS CS 1730
Top News
PM greets Amit Shah on his birthday, lauds

PM greets Amit Shah on his birthday, lauds "exemplary leadership"

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted BJP president Amit Shah on his birthday.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 11:42 AM
Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) A militant was killed in a fierce encounter by security forces in the frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir on Sunday morning, the official sources said.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 10:44 AM
UN chief, US Prez commit to work together

UN chief, US Prez commit to work together

United Nations, Oct 22 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has met with United States President Donald Trump and discussed, among others, tensions in the Korean Peninsula and the fight against terrorism.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 10:59 AM
Train service resumes in Kashmir

Train service resumes in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Train service today resumed in the Kashmir valley, after remaining suspended on Saturday for security reasons as the separatists had called for a general strike against the braid chopping incidents.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 10:23 AM
Prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore all set to join Congress

Prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore all set to join Congress

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) In a development that could go a long way in helping Congress in the poll-bound Gujarat, prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore is all set to join the grand old party.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 11:10 AM
UNSC strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

UNSC strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

United Nation, Oct 22 (UNI) Condemning “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt's El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council has underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such “reprehensible acts” to justice.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 11:13 AM
NC finalises its candidates in all 32 districts

NC finalises its candidates in all 32 districts

Kathmandu, Oct 22 (UNI) The major ruling party, Nepali Congress (NC), has finalised its candidates for the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections taking place in 32 districts on November 26.

see more..
   
22 Oct 2017 | 11:28 AM
image