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One of Asia’s largest slums is luring shoppers with the Internet of Things

Dharavi, Mumbai

Dharavi is one of Asia’s largest slums but an initiative, which is part of the Google IoT Research Award Pilot, is bringing the IoT to this 535-acre site.

vendors in this city-within-a-city are getting help from the IoT. Using 30 beacon devices provided by Google, a group of researchers from the Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, along with researchers from Swansea University in the UK, is creating a “physical web” connecting different shops in Dharavi’s markets

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