Why building a dynamic smart city requires an equally-dynamic network

Today we are seeing smart city projects using a range of technologies, such as sensors, video, smart meters, analytics, and more to improve the lives of citizens. Successfully harnessing these advanced technologies to achieve goals, such as optimizing energy efficiency, improving public safety, and autonomous transportation requires a network as dynamic as a city itself.

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, said it best during a commencement address at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last year when he proclaimed science and technology are worthless, if they aren’t motivated by the desire to help people. This belief can be just as correctly applied to the planning and development of smart city initiatives.

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