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vimana

1. A Hindu temple, mainly of the Deccan and southern India.
2. The sanctuary in such a temple containing a cell in which a deity is enshrined.
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believes that such an Indian Kingdom existed in antiquity and that he is the reincarnation of Arjuna in Baghavad Gita, flying a massive Vimana with thousands of airborne chariots.
Borisov further highlighted that Dubai is on top of Vimana's list because "the emirate has broken the ice in smart urban mobility."
It represents the greatest achievement of the Cholas in the arts and culture, and what is truly remarkable is that traditions and rituals performed in this temple have neither changed nor ceased in over 1,000 years, hence the reason it is regarded as 'living.' The central tower, called a vimana, rises 64 meters in height, and nearly no surface is left without carvings or Brahmi inscriptions.
"We have been developing this flying taxi for the last five years and currently we are negotiating with governments of four smart cities, including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Tokyo and Singapore," Kirill Nikolaev, board member at Vimana Global, told Khaleej Times on Monday.
Since seamless integration is a necessity for the future of mobility, the VIMANA aerospace engineering team is developing a one and four-seater autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV).
The solution to such immediate transportation challenges is urban air mobility, according to US-based Vimana Global, which is introducing autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) for smart cities, along with the first blockchain airspace platform for managing their flight routes.
As VIMANA Global's Token Generating Event is powering through the private pre-sale stage, TaaS fund has finalized its largest-ever contribution towards a portfolio project, solidifying its financial, technical and corporate ties with VIMANA, the company said.
Last year Dubai proposed its fleet of flying taxis in collaboration with aviation startup Vimana. Vimana is developing an electric-powered, Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, and a blockchain-based control system, which would make fast and reliable city-wide aerial taxis a reality.
At the WEALTH Arabia Summit 2017, moderator William Mullally discussed the latest developments in the world of fintech and blockchain with Evgeni Borisov, CEO & Founder, VIMANA; Saqr Ereiqt, Senior Management Consultant, IBM Middle East and Henri Bergstrom, Advisor, Business Development, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
At VIMANA, we are not only building a unique autonomous aerial vehicle, but we are also building a novel blockchain-based and blockchain-regulated Airspace Ecosystem.
VIMANA Global, the Blockchain Airspace category creator and Urban Air Mobility's rising star, has announced that it has closed its multi-million angel round, and kicks off its Token Generation Event (TGE) by opening its white list to qualified entities.
"Industrial analytics are the engine that takes data from industrial systems and creates value and insight to get business results," said Will Sobel, IIC Industrial Analytics Task Group chair and chief strategy officer at VIMANA. "The sophistication of analytical methods in other domains, such as finance and media, have been evolving at a breakneck pace, but little has been done to apply these techniques to industrial systems.