Friday, November 27, 2020

India’s first IoT enabled Smart Trolleys at GMR Hyderabad International Airport

New Delhi: GMR Hyderabad International Airport has gone digital by envisioning an airport platform using the Internet of Things (IoT). Walking on the steps of the Government of India's flagship Digital India Programme, it has modified its services and operations making Hyderabad a harbinger of Smart Airport City.

The GMR Hyderabad has deployed 'IoT enabled smart baggage trolleys', for the comfort of passengers. It will make it easier for the passengers to track and maintain the baggage trolleys in real-time across the airport.

The GHIAL has installed LoRa (Long Range) IoT platform for the project of Airport Baggage Trolley. The IoT technology adapted for a total of 3000 baggage trolleys will reduce the passenger waiting time substantially.

Trolley management and replenishment will be done on the basis of the requirement at various areas across the airport, thus increasing efficacy and making the whole process smoother enhancing the experience of the passenger.

This IoT-enabled Smart Trolley management will come as a solution to the various challenge faced by passengers and airport staff such as retrieval and replenishment by locating trolleys at the right time and at the right spot. Not only this, but it will also help in tracking the theft of trolleys.

27/11/20 India Today

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