Not Book Smart but Street Smart: What Is a Smart City?

New technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT)—a networking capability that allows data to be sent to and received from objects and devices—is influencing how cities are being built and digitally transformed. But if the collected data isn’t being analyzed in real time, it’s not worth much. What if data collected in cities through sensors and other means could actually help the metropolises evolve and optimize, becoming true smart cities? In this video, learn about the origins of the smart-city concept and see cities that are at the forefront.

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