The smart city movement has grown in the last 10 years as a direct result of the world’s increasing urbanization. Indeed, by 2050 more than two-thirds of the earth's population will live in urban areas. This flow of people into urban areas created denser cities, with increased demands on city services – everything from emergency services to transportation and local amenities. As cities grapple with these pressures, smart city systems are viewed as an important way to ensure that denser, more populous cities are also healthy, wealthy, and safe.
Do smart cities come at the cost of data privacy? By Fotech Solutions’ Chris Shannon
SC Media October 28, 2020
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