Problem For the SGGS BATTLE 2K17

Airport Authority of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation

Ministry of Civil Aviation is responsible for the administration of the Aircraft Act, 1934, Aircraft Rules, 1937 and various other legislations pertaining to the aviation sector in the country. This Ministry exercises administrative control over attached and autonomous organizations like the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security and Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy and affiliated Public Sector Undertakings like National Aviation Company of India Limited, Airports Authority of India and Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited.

43 problem Statements

Monitoring mechanism for passenger throughput time at check-in counters and SHA by AAI at Airports

#CA1

Monitoring mechanism for passenger throughput time at check-in counters and SHA by AAI at Airports using video analytics / dispersion analysis.

We wish to have an automated system which will inform the recipients about the average time spend in the check-in counter, security and commercial activities through an appropriate application presented on a dashboard.

Sample Data Required: No

Excessive Passenger/vehicles congestion at City-side Curb area

#CA2

The problem occurs when too many passengers/vehicles arrives in the airport at the same time, this may be due to clubbing of flights, inadequate entry gates, early arrival of passengers to avoid delay. Long visible queue for security check, congested departure halls, etc. results and this causes further congestion.

We wish to have an automated system which alerts the recipients about anticipated congestion time, geographical area of congestion and remedial measures.

Sample Data Required: No

Suspect recognition from CCTV footages

#CA3

CCTV cameras are fitted in AAI premises. Analytics on video footages need to be improved using facial recognition applications and comparison with suspect’s database at airports in large congregation of people.

Availability of such an application could be useful for security reasons to identify suspects /visitors/trespassers.

Sample Data Required: Yes, Refer video https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1A_okvgH3UJdnIwMlctTG9yZ0k

Inventory management of lost and found items at Airports

#CA4

Lost and found items leads to serious chaos and even creates issues in storing. Especially high value items leads to further pilferage and related issues.

We wish to have web-based package inclusive of mobile app based android/ios application that could enable claim/retrieval to the travelling public.

Sample Data Required: No

Passenger Facilitation

#CA5

Use Location Intelligence and Geospatial data through GAGAN and the customers own GPS on smart-phones to triangulate their location with accuracy through the new application on android and IOS and using this:

Provide welcome message to customers

Provide them with a short summary of their travel – airline number, PNR, gate number, departure gate, arrival gate, where to get boarding pass etc.

Also schedule cross sell opportunities and loyalty points such as providing free Wi-Fi access/lounge access to returning customers.

Sample Data Required: No

Making Airports Noise free

#CA6

AAI airports are providing WIFI service. The project is to make Airports as Noise Free Zones. Design a system for pushing Targeted messages, announcements to passengers, airport officials, security personnel on to the smart phones so that the Airports are noise free. May also be used for pushing sale coupons , sweet deals etc.

Sample Data Required: No

Baggage tracking for Passengers

#CA7

Use IoT sensors and IoT data integration to provide details of the luggage status to passengers on their mobile app. This is especially useful when passengers are taking connecting flights and are worried if their luggage has reached the destination or not.

Sample Data Required: No

Protection and information flow of passenger baggage at Airport at domestic airports

#CA8

We wish to have an automated system which shall track all checked-in baggage to the right destination and generate alerts about any tampering to the authorized recipients and SMS information on the baggage loaded on flight to the PAX.

Sample Data Required: No

Commercial Promotion

#CA9

Use the location of the customer using their GPS/blue-tooth and providing real-time distances and “ET” or time to reach their departure gates based on their current locations at the airport. Also provide details of all the airport shops, facilities, promo offers and discounts in these stores to the customer on their app.

Sample Data Required: No

Passenger Facilitation regarding estimated wait times at security check ins and other queues at the airport

#CA10

By installing IoT beacons at strategic locations at the airport, the airport can provide real-time data to customers on their mobile app regarding estimated wait times at security check ins and other queues at the airport. This makes the overall experience of customers much more enjoyable and reduces the anxiety of customers to worry about possible wait times etc.

Sample Data Required: No

Multi-Lingual Virtual Assistants

#CA11

For assistance in check in , boarding, security, terminals , airport facilities…….. This will be very useful in the RCS ( small regional ) airports. Project is to create electronic Virtual Assistance to be able to communicate in multiple Indian Languages. They can be accessed from dedicated Kiosks or terminals.

Sample Data Required: No

Airport Map Guidance using VR

#CA12

To be available at major airports , may also show nearby hotels, tourist places ……. May be used to promote Tourism. Project is to create interactive VR maps showing Airport Terminals, Check in counters, Restaurants, Lounges, rest rooms and other facilities at the Airport . The information to be accessible through dedicated terminals or kiosks. The project may also be extended to include information regarding the city, tourist attractions etc.

Sample Data Required: No

Emergency Help

#CA13

An application that will be configured to accept all relevant info in case of emergency such as person to contact, number, police number, etc. The program shall work in such a way that when it is clicked, it will get the coordinates of your location (forcing the GNSS to be turned on), then open the camera, shoot 15 seconds video of wherever the phone’s camera is pointed, record audio to verify what’s happening to you, and transmit all of these to the cloud. The person to contact in case of emergency will be notified of these information. Also the emergency help message can be sent automatically to the police help line number.

Sample Data Required: No

Verification of passengers at airport entry gate . Concern is Unauthorized entry to airports using fake tickets

#CA14

Airline tickets carrying QR Codes to be used for validating the authentication of the ticket.

Sample Data Required: Yes

International Air Traffic Data https://data.gov.in/catalog/international-air-traffic-data
Yearly Domestic Traffic by Air https://data.gov.in/catalog/domestic-traffic-air
Annual Air Traffic Handled at All Indian Airports https://data.gov.in/catalog/air-traffic-handled-all-indian-airports
Total traffic and operating statistics of Air India on non-scheduled revenue services from 2000-01 To 2012-13 https://data.gov.in/catalog/total-traffic-and-operating-statistics-air-india-non-scheduled-revenue-services

Asset Management – Maintenance

#CA15

Use RFID and sensor tags on all critical airport equipment especially mechanical equipment which might need repair. This will keep sending real-time data on machine health, wear and tear, urgent replacement needs etc which can eventually save millions in maintenance costs through predictive maintenance.

Sample Data Required: No

Automated trolley retrieval mechanism

#CA16

Trolleys used by the passengers are left where use is over. Especially the arriving passengers leave the trolley in parking area or even they take to the metro/bus station eventually leads to loss of trolley.

We wish to have an automated system which will enable us to send alerts to the recipients via SMS and emails and also display the required information on the dashboard of the individual recipients on a portal for ready reference.

Sample Data Required: Yes

Integration of aircraft stand occupancy data with airport operation control centers

#CA17

Aircraft dock-in and dock-out time is currently logged in manually into AOCC. Method must evolved for automatic data collection. An application to ensure dataflow into AOCC on an automatic mode is required to done.

Sample Data Required: Yes

Problem due to construction & related works

#CA18

Construction, modification, demolition, reconstruction – are a part of todays airport environment to meet changing requirements. This involves man, material and vehicles especially in airside. The complexity multiplies as most of the not highly educated. This activity enforces serious restrictions on airside activity like restricted flight movement, dust and FOD hazard, etc.

We wish to have an airside works monitoring system capable of providing alerts to the supervisor for commencement or termination (time-bound) through recoded voice-over mechanisms and acknowledgement loopback to enhance grater flexibility for works in between operations.

Sample Data Required: No

Incident Report Submission

#CA19

Create an application for submission of data indicated in given format. The submitted data should be made available to designated users with numerical and graphical output on variables of time period, incident frequency, reporter, aircraft type, flight status, airport / group of airports with capability of future addition of variables.

Sample Data Required: Yes

1. Bird Hit Report (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZcziTBtvbiz4O3Z3-3uqEUZDTUbVBCaT2dMCA7wzkZk/pub)

2. Incident Report (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fal7IDNYU317jmYMzRZTzmgx_S5BnBNZSohJPSgI7EY/pub)

Incident Report Analysis

#CA20

Create an application for extraction of flight incident data from an email and its compilation . The collected data should be presented to designated user. the user should have the capability to see the number of occurrences of a specific incident at all airports in given period of time, a t a group of airport for a specific period, specific aircraft for a given period and similar other user defined criteria. A dashboard for higher level management as a mobile app with alerts for HCSPI.

Sample Data Required: No

Airport Safety data

#CA21

Create an application for real-time web based data compilation and analytics with multi location users having local editing and universal viewing facility.

Sample Data Required: Yes; Please send a blank email to AviationSafetyApps@gmail.com with subject line Safety Data for detailed requirements.

International Air Traffic Data https://data.gov.in/catalog/international-air-traffic-data
Yearly Domestic Traffic by Air https://data.gov.in/catalog/domestic-traffic-air
Annual Air Traffic Handled at All Indian Airports https://data.gov.in/catalog/air-traffic-handled-all-indian-airports
Total traffic and operating statistics of Air India on non-scheduled revenue services from 2000-01 To 2012-13 https://data.gov.in/catalog/total-traffic-and-operating-statistics-air-india-non-scheduled-revenue-services

Automated washrooms cleaning & monitoring system

#CA22

Cleanliness is one of the most sought whereas it is a real problem. Customer satisfaction of many airports has gone badly due to this perennial issue.

e wish to have an automated system which will enable us to send alerts to the recipients via SMS and emails and also display the required information on the dashboard of the individual recipients on a portal for ready reference.

Sample Data Required: Yes

International Air Traffic Data https://data.gov.in/catalog/international-air-traffic-data
Yearly Domestic Traffic by Air https://data.gov.in/catalog/domestic-traffic-air
Annual Air Traffic Handled at All Indian Airports https://data.gov.in/catalog/air-traffic-handled-all-indian-airports
Total traffic and operating statistics of Air India on non-scheduled revenue services from 2000-01 To 2012-13 https://data.gov.in/catalog/total-traffic-and-operating-statistics-air-india-non-scheduled-revenue-services

Automation of Training Management System

#CA23

Air Traffic Controllers in India undergo skill development training in various stages. These trainings are designed to meet the competency level required to perform their duties. Training is divided into modules based on syllabus, duration and skill level and are defined by milestones.

We wish to have a system which will enable us to collect and generate output on their progress at different milestones on a dashboard to the concerned Instructors and administrators in getting a comprehensive and consolidated overview of training activities. This will help in generating and collecting various training statistics for planning and execution of training related activities.

Interactive output should be available in mobile app.

Sample Data Required: Yes

ATS Roster Management

#CA24

The application should take data of ATC officers, their ratings, their availability on a specific day and time. The output of the application will be duty allocation for the ATCOs for the duration of the shift ensuring matching of channels with rated officers with the stipulation of equitable distribution of working hours. A dynamic response system through mobile based application providing the controller-supervisor control and feedbacks.

A web based application with mobile app interface.

Sample Data Required: Yes; Data shall be supplied to the final contestants

Performance evaluation of Air Traffic Controllers

#CA25

Air Traffic Controllers in India are working in different complexities and environments owing to their geographical locations and airspace constraints. Air traffic controllers at all locations are subjected to periodical competence checks to ensure highest standards of air safety and also to conduct gap analysis. This identifies the corrective measures, if any, to be prescribed to air traffic controllers.

We wish to have an automated system which will enable us to collect and analyze controller’s competence data for performance evaluation of air traffic controllers, decision making/selection for undertaking higher responsibilities based on competence and suggest areas of possible systemic improvements. The HMI will be capable to generate reports and sort controller evaluation scores based on inputs given in the competency check formats.

Sample Data Required: Guidelines on dev of app for ATCO performance assessment

Real time monitoring of CNS equipment spares

#CA26

Various CNS equipment spares and their utilization and serviceability status can be tracked through some smart Android/ios based App to enable efficient inventory utilization.

Sample Data Required: No

Automatic update of CommunicatNS equipment serviceability status

#CA27

Various CNS equipment are installed at all over India whose serviceability needs to be monitored on daily basis. A smart App based solution is required through which we can automatically get serviceability status at least updated on daily basis.

Sample Data Required: No

Verification of Bank Guarantee

#CA28

Bank Guarantee Documents submitted by vendors needs to be verified and a mobile app to interact with the bank of origin and verify the authenticity based on credentials given by the user

Sample Data Required: No

App based Alerts to APDs and concerned HODs

#CA29

App based Alerts to APDs and concerned HODs for Conducting various Security and safety related meetings /visits as per frequencies like Aerodrome Committee, AEMC ,Inspection of Boundary walls, operational area, Terminal building maintenance, inspection of Terminal Pax areas including toilets by APDs/ops during peak hours, any other inspections mandated in Aerodrome manual/SMS manual of the airport. E-mail alerts to all concerned on above including state govt authorities who head various committees of the airports. Many a times meetings are not held due APDs not getting dates from authorities.

Sample Data Required: No

Airlines on-time performance – measurement and analysis

#CA30

Use simple BI dashboards are provide real-time data about the flights and their performance over 1 month/3 months/6 months etc. This can be used to monetize the information that AAI currently possess about the on-time details of each carrier. This data can then be sold/provided to aggregators like Cleartrip, MakeMyTrip, Yatra etc. where a customer can view the and analyze each carrier and their punctuality performance over a historical periods of time – like 3 months, 1 month etc and see if for example. Spicejet flight has been on time to Goa in the last 1 week to make more informed decisions etc.

Sample Data Required: No

Congestion during peak winter fog & monsoon season.

#CA31

Poor visibility is an issue during winter and monsoon season. Delays in one place causes chain delay to other places, problem at the place of origin is to be addressed. The information from Digital Air Traffic Information System may be provided to the users through mobile app.

Sample Data Required:Yes; Data shall be supplied to the final contestants

Software tools for GAGAN system performance monitoring, accuracy, availability needs to be developed indigenously which can perform following functions

#CA32

CCaptures real time messages sent from GAGAN subsystems to OMSS (Operations and Maintenance Subsystem) and CVSS (Correction and Verification Subsystem) including status logs, recording data, rate group messages, etc.
Process binary data into a common format for performance monitoring tools.
Format data from Collector to compute user position and display on web pages
Computes system availability, matching Service Monitoring Subsystem (SMS), and display on web pages.
Output GAGAN performance data parameters (alarms, missed messages, INLUS Uplink stations switchovers, etc.) to display on web pages.
Compute average accuracy summaries and history, matching GAGAN system

Sample Data Required: No

GAGAN positioning and timing information / others

#CA33

Location Based Services(Apps & Software) -Mobile applications (Logging , Extraction, display of position , velocity and timing info), BIG: BHUVAN, IRNSS and GAGAN integration applications such as:

Improvement of Public transport safety (RTC Buses or Railways)
Advanced algorithm for Driver less auto navigation (example : Driver less Car or automobiles ) -google experimentation (part of this algorithm)
Simulation of TCAS ( Traffic alert & collision avoidance system) for railways
Message extraction and display (Alert/emergency service display – GAMES)

Sample Data Required: Yes

Software tool to determine (X,Y) and WGS 84 coordinates from axis and runway threshold and vice versa

#CA34

Software tool to determine (X,Y) and WGS 84 coordinates from axis and runway threshold and vice versa.

Sample Data Required: No

Development of software for generation and validation of survey maps & charts to reduce time and improve efficiency

#CA35

Development of software for generation and validation of survey maps & charts to reduce time and improve efficiency

Sample Data Required: No

CRC algorithm

#CA36

Requirement of CRC software (preferably with all three variants-32/64/128 bit) for protection of the integrity level of critical aeronautical data. As per ICAO annex 14 & 15 ,electronic aeronautical data shall be protected while stored or in transit by the inclusion of 32-bit cyclic redundancy check(CRC). Same software is to be utilized within AAI departments and for its empanelled survey firms.

Sample Data Required: No

Provision of controlled data from Automatic Dependent Surveillance -B Systems

#CA37

Aggregation and system integration of ADS B out data from two or more ground receiver stations
Supply of integrated information with Random time delay to other than ATS.
The system would benefit flight tracker application while ensuring security requirements..

Sample Data Required: Yes; Data shall be supplied to the final contestants

Tool for Simulation analysis for CNS facilities

#CA38

There is a requirement for a simulation tool for analyzing the performance of various CNS systems before and after installation. The simulation required is line of sight, 2D and 3D performance graphs. The basis of simulation can be GTD (Geometrical theory of diffraction) and PO (Physical optics)

Sample Data Required: Yes; Data shall be supplied to the final contestants

App based Maintenance schedules For CNS facilities

#CA39

Carrying out periodic preventive maintenance schedules CNS facilities is a regulatory requirement as per the ICAO SARPs/DGCA CARs. The maintenance schedules are usually carried out Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/Six Monthly and Annually. These schedules are different for each and every equipment depending on the make/model etc. Currently, AAI Follows paper based preventive Maintenance schedules for operation and maintenance of CNS facilities. Paper based schedules are time consuming for analyzing the equipment performance.

Requirement:

The current paper based schedules should be migrated to “app” based solution. The “app” preferably on “android” should be running on a TAB with connectivity to a central server. The app will have alert and alarm for performance monitoring of the equipments.

Sample Data Required: Yes; Data shall be supplied to the final contestants

Geo-fencing of airport boundary map covering prohibited and restricted area for preventing drone operations close to airport

#CA40

DRONES are a danger to civil aircraft when operating close to airports. Additional software protections, alerting mechanisms that can be put in the DRONES to avoid certain airspace is a project that will make Indian Skies safer. Project is to make DRONES smarter. This feature later can be mandated by Regulator as mandatory.

Sample Data Required: No

Online processing for grant of initial No Objection Certificate for Scheduled /Non-Scheduled airlines

#CA41

A web-based interface for the airlines to submit their application which will be validated based on pre-defined parameters and issue NOC based on the validation.

Sample Data Required: Guidelines on Development of app based NOC appliaction

Automatic status report from end-point Biometric Access Control systems (BAC)

#CA42

Present issue of U/s of BAC on regular basis, as it is installed in a very wide landscape, physical verification on round the clock basis is nearly impossible.
We wish to have an automated system which will enable us to send alerts to the recipients required information on the dashboard

Sample Data Required: No

Smart APP for Airport Feedback

#CA43

AAI airports collect feedback forms as part of customer satisfaction, grievance feedback mechanism. Project is to collect the data electronically in the form of an APP with selectable parameters and rating . The APP will be available by default on the free WIFI service that AAI is going to provide at Airports.

Sample Data Required: Yes

International Air Traffic Data https://data.gov.in/catalog/international-air-traffic-data
Yearly Domestic Traffic by Air https://data.gov.in/catalog/domestic-traffic-air
Annual Air Traffic Handled at All Indian Airports https://data.gov.in/catalog/air-traffic-handled-all-indian-airports
Total traffic and operating statistics of Air India on non-scheduled revenue services from 2000-01 To 2012-13 https://data.gov.in/catalog/total-traffic-and-operating-statistics-air-india-non-scheduled-revenue-services