Smart cities have been hailed for their potential to make communities more sustainable. However, it’s unclear how they would do that. Don’t worry, though, we’ve got you covered.
To understand how modern cityscapes can bring about a greener future, we must first explain what a smart city is. Simply put, a smart city is a community that uses technology to improve the lives of its citizens. These cities commonly use Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. IoT is shorthand for an ever-growing range of interconnected devices that can be operated remotely. Amazon’s range of smart speakers, which is powered by the smart assistant Alexa, is a commonly cited example of an IoT device.