[Updated] How Do Smart Cities Talk to People?


Wynnie-Fred Hinds using the STREETWYZE app to map important aspects of her community in Newark, New Jersey. Photocredit: STREETWYZE

At the Smart Cities Week Conference held in Washington, DC September 15-17, tech companies and urban innovators gathered to discuss and showcase recent developments in the emerging smart city market. One demonstration featured real-time traffic, public safety, and disaster mitigation maps appearing on large flat-screen televisions constantly flashing and cataloging data. The exhibits resembled an all-you-can-eat style menu for cities looking to become more efficient and ultimately—smart.

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