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Smart Cities

City of the future

The aim of a Smart City is to make cities more efficient, technologically advanced, sustainable and social. Modern technologies in the fields of energy, mobility, urban development and planning, administration and communication are networked in such a way that the quality of life of the residents increases. Innovative concepts and technologies are designed to address issues such as population growth, environmental pollution and scarcity of resources. New information and communication technologies save resources and increase the quality of life of all residents and the city’s competitiveness.

Central topics of a Smart City:

  • Mobility and infrastructure
  • Energy efficiency
  • Conservation of environment and resources
  • Economic attractiveness
  • Quality of life for residents

Source: Bigdata

Synonyms: Digitalisation, Urbanisation, Internet of Things