OVERVIEW: Shanghai was named the 2020 smart city of the year. The connected city, which has had a four-year smart city plan in place since 2016, showcases a variety of smart city solutions and initiatives.
Crowned the smart city of the year at the virtual Smart City Live 2020, Shanghai puts on display a variety of connected solutions that could guide the development of other global smart cities.
Shanghai’s long-term smart city plan, which has run from 2016 to 2020, focused on the development of various initiatives, including intensive digital infrastructure, e-government services, and a City Brain.
The megacity has become a standard of resilient, eco-friendly living. Here are a few of the connected solutions at work in Shanghai.