Applied Innovation

How Artificial Intelligence is to Impact E-Government Services

Applied Innovation

How Artificial Intelligence is to Impact E-Government Services

E-government services have become a cornerstone of effective governance in today’s digital age. The goal behind e-governance is to use technology to simplify the delivery of government services to citizens and decision-makers while minimising expenses. Technological innovations have revolutionised the way governments work over the years, but they have also presented new obstacles. Governments must adapt and harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to ensure that the advantages of e-government services reach every part of society.

The Internet of Things and Smart Governance

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a paradigm that entails connecting numerous devices and sensors through the internet in order to facilitate data collecting, sharing, and analysis. IoT has applications in a variety of fields, including transportation, healthcare, and public security. It is a critical facilitator of what we call “smart governance.”

Smart governance is an evolution of e-government in which governments attempt to improve citizen engagement, transparency, and connectivity. This transition is primarily reliant on intelligent technology, notably AI, which analyses massive volumes of data, most of which is gathered via IoT devices.

AI and IoT in Action

IoT and AI integration have a lot of potential to advance how governments operate and how their citizens are treated. Real-time data analysis from highway cameras, for instance, enables traffic updates and problem identification, eventually improving traffic management. AI-driven IoT systems in healthcare allow for continuous monitoring of patient data, facilitating remote diagnosis, and anticipating possible health problems. Additionally, by identifying and following possible threats, the network of linked cameras and data sources improves public safety.

Nevertheless, this upbeat environment is not without its difficulties. These include problems with interoperability that result from the various IoT technologies and raise maintenance and sustainability challenges. As IoT applications are vulnerable to cyber attacks and data privacy problems arise when information is acquired without explicit authorization, data security and privacy are of utmost importance. Ecological issues are also raised by the IoT’s environmental sustainability, which is fueled by its energy-intensive data processing. Particularly in situations where AI makes crucial judgements, such in driverless vehicles, ethical quandaries become apparent. Last but not least, when AI is used in crucial applications, like medical robotics, the topic of accountability arises, raising concerns about who is responsible for unfavourable results.

Challenges of IoT and AI for Smart Governance

Several significant obstacles need to be overcome head-on in order to fully realise the potential of IoT and AI in the area of smart governance. Due of the wide range of technologies that make up the Internet of Things, interoperability is a major concern since it can cause issues with sustainability and maintenance. Second, given the vulnerability of IoT applications to cyber attacks and the advent of data privacy concerns when information is acquired without clear authorization, the crucial issues of data security and privacy come to the fore. Additionally, environmental sustainability is a top priority since IoT’s data processing requirements result in higher energy consumption, which needs attention owing to its potential effects on the environment.

Deeply troubling moral quandaries arise from the use of AI in crucial tasks, like autonomous cars, especially when it comes to prioritising decisions in life-or-death circumstances. Last but not least, the incorporation of AI into crucial applications, such as medical robotics, creates difficult issues relating to responsibility, particularly when unfavourable consequences occur. To fully utilise IoT and AI for smart governance, it is essential to address these issues.

A Framework for Smart Government

The creation of a thorough framework is essential to successfully handle these issues and realise the enormous promise of IoT and AI in the area of smart governance. This framework should cover a number of essential components, such as data representation—the act of gathering, structuring, and processing data. To increase citizen involvement and participation, it should also provide seamless connection with social networks. Predictive analysis powered by AI is also included, allowing for more informed and data-driven decision-making processes. The implementation of IoT and AI applications must be governed by precise, strong rules and laws. Finally, it’s crucial to make sure that many stakeholders—including governmental bodies, corporations, academic institutions, and the general public—are actively involved.

Benefits for All

A wide range of stakeholders will profit from the use of AI and IoT in e-government services. Faster access to government services will benefit citizens by streamlining and streamlining their contacts with government institutions. Reduced service delivery costs benefit government organisations directly and can improve resource allocation. Gaining important insights that can spur more developments in the field and support ongoing innovation is vital to researchers. Additionally, educational institutions may use this framework to improve their methods of instruction and provide students the information and skills they need to successfully navigate the rapidly changing world of IoT and AI technologies. In essence, the changes that will be made under this framework would be for the betterment of society.

Conclusion and Future Directions

In summary, the future of e-government services will be greatly influenced by the combination of artificial intelligence and the internet of things. Despite certain difficulties, there are significant advantages for both governments and individuals. Governments must put their efforts into tackling challenges like interoperability, data security, privacy, sustainability, ethics, and accountability if they want to advance.

Future research should focus on implementation methods, domain-specific studies, and solving the practical difficulties associated with implementing IoT and AI in e-government services. By doing this, we can create a model for government in the digital era that is more effective, transparent, and focused on the needs of citizens.

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No Code RTLS Platform can enhance Safety and Productivity

Applied Innovation Industry 4.0

No Code RTLS Platform can enhance Safety and Productivity

RTLS or Real-time locating systems are used to determine an item or person’s location accurately. RTLS, rather than a specific technology, is a collection of methods for locating and managing assets. These systems generate location data and depending on the application the collected data can be used for employee tracking and high-value asset tracking in industries such as manufacturing, mining, healthcare, etc. The components of RTLS consist of a transponder, a receiver, and software to interpret each data. Due to the increasing focus on industry 4.0, smart manufacturing, and technological advancements such as IoT, the demand for RTLS is soaring.

Location Data Ensuring Visibility

Location is also a key element in a comprehensive IoT solution that can have a significant impact on the revenues of any company. It can give businesses complete visibility into their operations, from the movement of people to the monitoring of assets. The analysis of this data can help an organization to derive valuable insights which can lead to more informed decision-making, optimization of processes, and streamlined costs.

Supply Chain Management

Timing is very crucial in the supply chain, location data can make the value chain completely visible to decision-makers helping them streamline operations and increase productivity. This also can ensure predictive analytics to refine performance and boost productivity by identifying lag time and areas for improvement. It can also bring down the operating costs with detailed and optimal transportation routes.

RTLS through data of the assets can help in optimal use and inventory stocking. With this, it enables better asset tracking, and material handling systems, reducing accidents and asset losses. Multiple activities can be monitored at once — supply chain, warehousing, transportation, etc so it can thus streamline processes and increase customer satisfaction.


In Manufacturing Industry, workers’ data on their location and wearable sensors collect data about their health parameters that can be analyzed against standard parameters to predict behavior patterns and improve their productivity along with preventing workers’ injuries and ensuring safety. With this, by leveraging location data with IoT data, manufacturers can better sense the manufacturing and supply chain processes, improve demand forecasting, and achieve faster time to market.


In the Healthcare industry, RTLS through data collection on medical equipment location and usage and staff and patient interactions can ensure compliance reporting by gathering important data. RTLS data if integrated with other sources like electronic health records and maintenance management systems can be used to give comprehensive information across the healthcare enterprise leading to improvements for healthcare facilities and their patients.

No-Code/ Low Code RTLS Platform

There are some hurdles in the implementation of RTLS in any organization. Apart from the leadership hurdle, some enterprises focus on certain aspects more heavily than others. In this respect, the No-Code/ Low Code RTLS Platform is a programming platform that enables non-technical users to build applications by visual development interface and, dragging and dropping software applications. Such modular and configurable solutions can give flexibility to organizations to configure their rules and alerts according to their requirement and also lead to quick deployment.

Quotients is also engaged with matured startups that are working on this solution helping the above-mentioned as well as other sectors to greatly enhance their functioning through the acceptance and integration of new technologies into their existing systems. To know more about these and for collaboration and partnership opportunities please write to us at

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Blockchain based Anti-counterfeit solution

Applied Innovation Enterprise Innovation

Blockchain based Anti-counterfeit solution

Surge in Online Shopping

The growth in online shopping has seen a spectacular increase in last few years. The retail e commerce sales worldwide is expected to climb a further 16.8% this year, to $4.921 trillion. This rapid acceleration of online buying was fueled by the pandemic, several countries like India, Brazil, Russia, and Argentina are witnessing significant expansion in e commerce.

Areas of Concern

Although online shopping has many factors of concern like data security, customer loyalty, unexpected price changes, economic uncertainty, inventory overload etc but counterfeited products sold online to unsuspecting consumers is one of the major concerns. Phone chargers, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics are common items whose counterfeit products are often sold online at a considerably lower price.

Counterfeiting Impacting Brand Reputation

Counterfeiting is not only impacting not just sales and profits but also brand reputation. Brands and organizations strive to improve their brand identity and expanding their market share by constantly working on developing unique and innovative products but if the end consumers do not get access to these features because of infiltration of fake products results in the brands suffering massive losses.

There are also certain risks health risks associated with these counterfeits products, like electrocution or exposure to harmful chemicals that can cause serious damage to customers health. It has thus become pertinent that brands and organizations guarantee the authenticity of their products as the customers move towards more online purchases.

Groundbreaking Technology

To address this need of ensuring that authentic products reach the end consumer, Quotients has been working with different startups to come up with a solution. In this quest, we have come across a groundbreaking technology that employs AI, cryptography, and blockchain to add a cryptographic signature to the parcels. This signature can be used to verify the authenticity of products by a user’s mobile device through an app. Also, there is no need to change the existing package design and printing process by the client.

How it works

Blockchain is used with IoT and NFC tags to provides stakeholders with the visibility a product’s entire history. Blockchain creates immutable digital records, as a permanent ledger, any data stored stays for all the time. As each piece of information is encrypted individually to make a change rest of the nodes in the network need to agree which makes it impossible for the fraudsters and instances of fraud can be easily detected.

NFC, or near field communication, a popular wireless technology that allows transfer of data between two devices that are in close proximity, is a tamper-proof tag that is used to give each product a unique identifier.

As the product goes through the distribution chain, operators scan the NFC tag and upload information about its current state to the blockchain. Because all signatures are cryptographic, the system can provide complete security and transparency. The blockchain serves as a permanent data repository and while NFC tags prevents tampering with real objects.


Application of anti counterfeit solutions depends primarily on the needs of industry and respective supply chains. In agriculture, this solution can be used to check illegally-produced goods that may pose a real risk to human health. The pharmaceutical industry is another popular target where false drugs are counterfeited as genuine by refilling empty containers or using fake labels. Here such solution can be used to combat such activities and save life and prevent harmful effects on patients.

These innovations also find application ensure premium beverages, food and tobacco products. With the globalization of food products and producers working in different areas better opportunities these solutions can help tracking and monitoring of supply chain and ensuring delivery of genuine products.


By ensuring the delivery of authentic product, the solution leads to brand loyalty and along with this it generates rich data on interactions in supply chain, checks cross border sales, helps in warranty management and in reducing carbon footprint by constant monitoring of supply chain.

To know more of such innovative solutions and evolving use cases in different domains along with collaboration and partnership opportunities please write us at

Innovator's Vista

Innovators’ Meet held at GAVS Campus in Chennai

Innovator's Vista

Innovators’ Meet held at GAVS Campus in Chennai

This week, the third edition of Innovators’ Meet was held at GAVS Campus in Chennai.

The meet had presence of investors, industry partners, business professionals and innovators from IoT, AI, ML, Robotics and other deep tech domains. 

The theme of the foregathering was “Meet the Innovators and the Innovation,” and the motive was to bring the three I’s of the ecosystem. i.e. the Industry leaders, investors, and innovators together to stimulate technology-driven innovation (Artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of things (IoT) and unleash cocreation & entrepreneurial creativity.

The Startups, Humors, Vyli, Reprosci, Nautilus,, Aikenist, RHEMOS, Arficus, Dnome, Medtel, Neodocs, TeraLumen, MedloTek Health, eVitalz, Mocero Health, Vulhunt, Inaluz, zMed, Luecine Rich Bio, Frinks, Tagbox, Neurostellar, Punar, Padmaseetha, pwens, and Nura, pitched their products before the investors. Most of the 25 startups that participated were from Healthtech industry, few startups were from Robotics and Cybersecurity.

Innovators’ Meet held at GAVS Campus in Chennai

The Meet hosted speakers such Mr. Chandra Mouleshwaran S from GAVS, Prof. Nandan; Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Mr. Chandramouli; Ex-CIO of Sankar Nethralaya, Mr. Balaji Upili;  CEO of GS Lab and GAVS, Mrs. Kushboo Goel; Senior Consultant Healthcare  and  Navaratan Kataria; Director, Startup Engagement Innovation & International partnerships, NASSCOM COE.

Attendees from startups included Ankur Jaiswal, Pooja H S,  T Udaya Raga Kiran, Apurva Sule, Ashwin Amrapuram, Aamod Wagh, Sandeep Singh, Divya Sriram, Dr Lalit Ranjan, Pratik Lodha, Dr Jyoti Dash, Sharmila Devadoss, Nanda Kumar, Palaniappan N, Akash, Deepak Gupta, Jayakanth, Kumar Aditya Agarwal, Adarsh Kumar, Dhanushya, Charmi, Gowri, Joseph Jegan, and Dr Tausif. 

Some of the notable attendees include Muthu Singaram; CEO, IIT Madras HTIC Incubator,  Akhilesh Agarwal from Pi Ventures, Adarsh B N from Derbi Foundation, Sanjay Selvan; speciale Invest and Himanshu Sikka from IPE Global.

There are plans to organise Innovators’ Meet every month at a different city so as to bring entrepreneurs and investors together in promoting emerging innovation and technologies that are transforming our future.