New poll: What object symbolizes the smart city?
Smart city technology can make cities more effective and efficient
- January 18, 2019 11:30
- Monika Dimitrova
Smart cities use data and technology to create efficiencies, improve sustainability, create economic development, and enhance quality of life factors for people living and working in the city. It also means that the city has a smarter energy infrastructure. Smart city technology can help cities operate more efficiently while improving services to citizens and businesses, among many other benefits. Smart cities leverage information and communication technologies to enhance service levels, citizen well-being, sustainability, and economic development. Smart city technology can make cities more effective and efficient, which is necessary given the projected rapid growth in urban populations over the next few decades.
Advancements in “big data” and connected devices have allowed cities access to information that’s never been available before. A well-designed data analytics strategy gives city officials the ability to access and analyze a massive amounts of information and easily glean meaningful, actionable insights. Certain new objects and devices are poised to revolutionise our everyday lives as deeply as today’s smartphone. Which will contribute best to the quality of the daily life of the inhabitants of a smart city? What object symbolise the smart city according to you? Smart streetlights which vary according to the presence of pedestrians, cyclists, vehicles, etc., smart bins or other, vote now?