In the following article, PSFK Labs explores how the flow of data in real time is helping improve the way in which our cities function.
One of the main principles identified in the article is that of sensitive cities, the application of the «intelligence» of a city and its citizens through the free flow of information and data, in order to improve decision-making.
Sensor networks are a growing trend in smart cities. The report highlights how the sensors installed in the cities enable them to collect and provide data to citizens.
Another trend that was analyzed was that of real-time alerts, a system that connects citizens with local agencies and officials via the internet. This makes it possible to share information in the case of a disaster or to inform residents of schedules, service delays and other information.
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