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T-Hub – India’s fastest-growing startup engine catalyzing innovation, scale, and deal flow – had partnered with United Technologies Corporation (UTC) ito invite startups working on video analytics solutions to apply for the Smart City/Smart Building NanoAccelerator® program. This initiative enabled the climate control and security and Otis divisions of UTC to work closely with the shortlisted startups, which were differentiable, scalable, software and/or which ran on low-cost general purpose hardware and which provided seamless actionable intelligence data with minimal human intervention.

With this program, UTC’s integrated platform was enhanced with reliable and efficient video analytics software and embedded intelligence, through open innovation frameworks.

Applications Are Now Closed


Intelligent Intrusion Detection and Classification of Objects, Indoor and Outdoor

Automated People Detection at Parking Entrance/Exit

Vehicle/Human Detection

People, Vehicle, Object Counting, License Plate Recognition

Crowd Density Management

Static Object Left behind, abandoned baggage, left luggage

Trajectory Between Cameras

People Detection on a Conveyor Belt

People Detection on Railroad Tracks or on Gates

Meaningful Data About the Volume and Direction of Pedestrians, Bikes, Motorbikes, Cars and Large Vehicles

Which Can Easily be Integrated With UTC’s Intelligent Software Platforms via Apis, Services or Libraries

The Solution Must be Easily Configured During Deployment, With Minimal Setup or Training Required from End Users

For Systems That Utilize Off-Line Training of Target Objects, It is Required That On-line Methods be Available for Improving or Tuning the System When Deployed

Highlights from Smart City/Smart Building NanoAccelerator®

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Michael Ramoutar
Michael Ramoutar
Fellow – Technology - UTC CCS - Global Security Products
Suneel Kumar Nallamothu
Suneel Kumar Nallamothu
Senior Technical Specialist – Video UTC CCS - Global Security Products
Lakshman Subramanian
Lakshman Subramanian
Director – Engineering - UTC CCS - Global Security Products
Balaji Kaliappan
Balaji Kaliappan
Senior Technology Manager - United Technologies


T-Hub is India’s fastest-growing startup engine catalyzing Innovation, Scale and Deal flow. T-Hub is a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana, three of India’s premier academic institutes (IIIT-H , ISB and NALSAR) and key private sector leaders. T-Hub aims to forge many such partnerships with governments and corporates across the world to setup T-Bridge centres, strengthening trade relations and attracting investment into the state of Telangana.

T-Hub is one of the largest startup ecosystem builders in India, with over 2000 startups in its database clustered into various stages of growth across sectors of specialization – a model of community development that is unique to Hyderabad. Such a unique model enables investors and corporates to plan programs and capacity building initiatives in a targeted and organized manner. T-Hub is also the only model where the government is working intensely with the investor and the partner to fuel innovation and facilitate enterprise.

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A company built on innovation and performance with a reputation for innovative thinking and pioneering technology that is unsurpassed, United Technologies Corp. (UTC) is a Fortune 50 diversified aerospace and building systems provider headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut, U.S.A.; Net Sales of USD 60 billion in 2017; 200,000+ employees; USD 3.7 billion total R&D investment. We invent new and better ways to keep people safe, comfortable, productive and on the move. We focus on developing smart, sustainable solutions to meet the needs of an urbanizing world. UTC Climate, Controls & Security’s fire, security, building automation, Heating, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration systems promote safer, smarter and sustainable buildings. Click here to visit the UTC CCS page. Otis elevators, escalators and moving walkways keep people moving and committed to safety, performance and service.​ Click here to visit Otis Worldwide.

Together, we’re developing integrated solutions and creating a future filled with smarter, safer, more efficient buildings. Hyderabad Research & Design Center (HRDC) brings the best and brightest engineering talents in India to deliver new products and solutions and is the largest global R&D center (in terms of engineering talent) for UTC CCS.

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