What is a smart city, how does it function, and what impact does it have on residents living and working within its borders?  

Executive Summary:

The term "smart cities" was coined by IBM, but the idea has since come to represent a digital ecosystem of technology innovation and iot strategies aimed at helping cities and companies leverage data to improve operational performance in many sectors.

The ultimate goal of a smart city initiative is to attract businesses and citizens to ensure a vibrant city economy. Smart cities utilize the Internet of Things (IoT) to achieve sustainable economic development and quality-of-life improvements.  IoT refers to devices connected to the internet to transmit data and according to industry experts, by 2020, 10 billion+ new devices and connections will be added to the internet. This will increase the amount of IoT devices and connections to over 26.3 billion.


Key Topics:

  • IoT in Smart Cities and the fundamental components
  • The goal of building a Smart City
  • Connectivity, sensors & hardware
  • People and performance
  • IoT use cases in Smart Cities
  • IoT in Smart Buildings
  • Smart City Investments

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