What is a Smart City ?

Not until the last 3 years have we heard the word "Smart City". The rapid change in economic transparency, continuous innovations in technology and sustainable environment for societal development has given rise to a new ecosystem. We have reached a stage where a simple smartphone in our pocket can act as a connected device from home appliances to your vehicles. The boom in this progressive technology eyed governments of different states and IOT has become a trending issue.

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Not until the last 3 years have we heard the word "Smart City". The rapid change in economic transparency, continuous innovations in technology and sustainable environment for societal development has given rise to a new ecosystem. We have reached a stage where a simple smartphone in our pocket can act as a connected device from home appliances to your vehicles. The boom in this progressive technology eyed governments of different states and IOT has become a trending issue.

Smart Cities are networked cities connected by electronically managed computer systems to transport systems, street lighting, energy systems, municipal services and water networks wirelessly. This will lead to optimized allocation of resources, quality of services and long-lasting and maximize overall efficiency and effectiveness of the said systems. 

Many Cities around the world have already initiated smart city campaign and ventures are established to be working towards it. Cities such as Eindhoven, Vienna, Newyork, and Tokyo have already opted digital governance and smart cities are in place. 

The major services provided by these cities include low carbon-economy, regional green city, robust transit system.leverage transport, smart energy system and climate-smart agriculture.

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